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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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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Indigenous Programs and Services Expanding on Canadian Campuses

Posted on June 20th, 2016

Canada’s universities have scaled up programs and services specifically designed to meet the needs of Indigenous students. From 2013 to 2015, academic programming for Indigenous students increased 33 percent, along […]

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Working with students with disabilities

Posted on May 24th, 2016

In a candid editorial, Dr. Jeff Preston examines the current state of support for students with disabilities in postsecondary education and reflects on what still needs to be done.  “The […]

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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 Services See Surge in Demand

Posted on December 7th, 2015

“With a growing demand for mental health services on campus, the University of Calgary is launching a campus-wide plan for student, faculty and staff. The Students’ Union Wellness Centre has seen […]

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Dealing with Mental Health: A Guide for Professors

Posted on November 23rd, 2015

Caroline Anne Kovesi shares in University Affairs her perspective on what professors can do to better support students who are struggling with mental health concerns. “Based on my own experiences […]

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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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Working With, Not on Behalf of Students With Disabilities

Posted on October 28th, 2015

“A look into the current state of support for students with disabilities in postsecondary education, with reflection on what still needs to be done.  Born with a rare neuromuscular myopathy, Dr. […]

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Canadian University Report

Posted on October 26th, 2015

“Every year high-school students are faced with a big decision: What next? The Globe and Mail’s Canadian University Report magazine aims to help those who are considering university as their […]

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