HCDS

Recommendations for HCDS released

A report on the external review of Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS) conducted in October has been released, and will serve as HCDS’s guide to improving its services.Continue...

Enrolment an avoidable Catch-22

Queen’s needs a systematic plan to address the inevitable strain that increased enrolment will place on valuable student services.Continue...

Lack of space limits progress

Despite a Queen’s-wide focus on mental health, the University’s counselling services still lack the infrastructure they need.Continue...

Queen’s has failed sexual assault survivors

Queen’s administration should be condemned for lacking an official policy for handling sexual assaults on campus.Continue...

Sexual assault at Queen's

Longform feature on the silence surrounding sexual assault at Queen's — and the stories of some who survived it.Continue...

Students left behind

After three years of dealing with Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS), I’m convinced that Queen’s mental health initiative has yet to come to fruition.Continue...

Conversation started

“How are you doing?” While these words are said countless times a day, the question is seldom genuinely answered.Continue...

Woolf goes door-to-door asking for self-discipline

Queen’s Principal Daniel Woolf knocked on doors on Aberdeen and Earl Streets on Sept. 28, asking students to avoid large street parties.Continue...

Student health services grow

Government and University funding for HCDS expands the counselling services available at Queen's. By September, three additional counsellors and a mental health nurse will be employed by HCDS.Continue...

Wait times persistent barrier to student health

Over the last half-decade, Queen’s has dramatically changed the way it provides student health services, but it has yet to make lengthy waiting times a thing of the past.Continue...

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