On Depression and the Toll of Academia

Posted on June 25th, 2016

Jacqui Shine reflects on her own experience of depression in academia and reconsiders the causative paradigm of mental illness in higher education. Her investigation of the multitudinous factors contributing to […]

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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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U of C Launches Campus Mental Health Strategy

Posted on December 7th, 2015

“Two years after nearly one in five students in a U of C campus survey said they had been diagnosed or treated for a mental illness, the university on Monday […]

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Slam Dunk for Mental Health

Posted on November 17th, 2015

“Van Slingerland is a master’s student in human kinetics at the University and a guard for the Gee-Gees women’s basketball team. She suffered from clinical depression and anxiety as an […]

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Campus Podcast: “Going in Circles”

Posted on November 3rd, 2015

CBC radio enters the mind of a student with bipolar disorder.  Blake shares his deeply personal story of what it’s like to live with mental illness.   “A shocking 25 per […]

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The Case for Publicly Funded Therapy

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

The Globe and Mail has written a series of articles on improving mental health research, diagnosis and treatment. Using the hashtag #OpenMinds, you can also join the conversation. “Mental illness […]

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The “Mental Health” Talk

Posted on September 4th, 2014

Nancy Wolf explains the importance of parents’ talking to their children about mental health as they go off to college or university.  “The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reports […]

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