Campus Mental Health: Evaluating Services

Posted on July 12th, 2016

“Mental Health on Canadian Campuses: A National Survey of Services” evaluated existing mental health promotion, identification and intervention initiatives at post-secondary institutions across the country and was completed by 168 […]

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The Underpinnings of Graduate Student Burnout

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Mental illness is often offered as the standard rationale for why some graduate students burn out and leave their programs before finishing. The commonly presumed correlation between mental illness, such […]

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York University student wins mental health accommodation battle

Posted on May 17th, 2016

Navi Dhanota, a PhD student in the Critical Disabilities Studies program, won a two-year battle with York University regarding academic accommodation for students with mental health disabilities. The university will […]

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Mental Health Funding Remains Stable for Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions in 2016

Posted on April 17th, 2016

The province of Alberta will continue to allocate $1 million in funding dollars for mental health on campuses in its 2016 budget. The government last injected $9 million into mental back […]

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LOVE. YOU. Blog: A Pharmacist’s Perspective on Mental Health

Posted on April 7th, 2016

Read a blog post from a pharmacist who shares her perspective on mental illness on Shoppers Drug Mart’s LOVE YOU blog in honour of women’s and girl’s mental health in […]

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Mount Royal University Becomes Satellite Site for Sexual Abuse Support Agency

Posted on April 5th, 2016

A unique partnership between Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) and Mount Royal University (MRU) is bringing specialized sexual assault counselling and group support to survivors of sexual abuse on […]

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UBC Wins Mental Health in the Workplace Award

Posted on February 23rd, 2016

The Canadian Mental Health Association has recognized the University of British Columbia for their attention to workplace mental health.  The award was given at the annual Bottom Line Conference, CMHA’s national […]

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Should Colleges Measure Well-Being?

Posted on January 21st, 2016

“When students go through college, it isn’t enough for them to excel academically; they should flourish. That idea was the focus of a session at the annual meeting of the […]

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How to Stay Mentally Healthy During the Holidays

Posted on December 14th, 2015

“Do the holidays stress you out? You’re not alone. It’s a hectic time of year for many people, maybe even most people. Nothing about our usual daily life goes away. […]

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Tips for Preventing a “Blue Christmas” and New Year

Posted on December 14th, 2015

“The holidays can be emotionally overwhelming, presenting a dizzying array of pressures and expectations. Individuals who may feel these stressors more acutely include those who have lost loved ones, have […]

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