Mental health

You can't put a cast on your mental health

It’s visible on the outside when you’re physically injured and in pain, people can see. You might have a limp, a bruise or wear a cast. But the pain of poor mental health is more easily hidden.Continue...

Queen’s athletes use January to talk about mental health

While student athletes often see January as the start to the second half to their OUA season, it also becomes a time to speak about mental health.Continue...

Justin Trudeau holds Q&A in Kingston as part of cross-country tour

When Justin Trudeau walked into Kingston City Hall on Thursday Jan. 12 under a gold-tinted spotlight, a media flurry followed his every move. But before the glitz, while the Prime Minister’s aides hurriedly set up for his appearance, one of their stories set the tone for the afternoon’s discussion.Continue...

Yes, let’s hear about professors’ mental health too

There can be a place for professors to talk about their mental health in a classroom setting.Continue...

From the darkness, finding light

Former football player Jesse Topley speaks on his struggles with mental healthContinue...

Trichotillomania: hard to pronounce, harder to talk about

When I was ten years old, my sister came home from school with head lice. As a precautionary move, my mom cut my long, glorious hair into a short bob.Continue...

It All Adds Up campaign kicks off third year

On Nov. 1, a third iteration of the joint AMS-Career Services campaign, It All Adds Up, hit campus.Continue...

My friend has a mental illness, how do I help?

At one point or another, there’s a great chance that you will know somebody struggling with a mental illness.Continue...

Fear of a name only increases fear of the thing itself

When I was a child, I was “solemn.” When I was a teenager, I was “temperamental.” After my second year of university, I was diagnosed with depression.

Using coded language to discuss...Continue...

Trigger warnings pose more problems than they alleviate

Spreading across campuses nationwide is a wave of mental health awareness that has inspired many post-secondary institutions to take measures in combating these issues.Continue...

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