Mental health

New director of Student Wellness Services talks plans for future

Jennifer Dods was appointed the new Executive Director of Student Wellness Services (SWS) this spring, following the retirement of long-time director Mike Condra last summer.Continue...

A few counsellors not enough for thousands of struggling students

We have the statistics. We have the student mental health campaigns. We even have a student wellness centre being built slowly, but surely, in the PEC. But when it comes to tackling the mental health...Continue...

A Decade of Editorials

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A battle that ate me alive

First year is supposed to be an exciting time, but I spent mine battling with a pre-existing eating disorder.Continue...

Engineering wellness centre opens

For the first time, engineering students have access to faculty-specific mental health facilities.

The Queen’s Engineering Wellness Centre (EWC), which opened at the start of February,...Continue...

Mental recovery equally important for concussion patients

Minimize light. Turn your phone and computer off. No screens, no noise. No more than a few hours of visitors every day, at least for the first little while.Continue...

Bell, let's talk

My father has passed down many wonderful things that to me: my red hair that’s never quite straight or curly; my sarcastic sense of humour that has a tendency to get me into trouble; my knack for making small talk with just about anyone.Continue...

Embrace your depression

Death is a cure, I tell myself, as I drag one leg over the ledge. It hangs there lifelessly while my other foot grasps the concrete roof with little friction.Continue...

Special accommodations shouldn’t require hoops of fire

In the wake of events at York, it’s worth considering whether other universities should review their mental health accommodation policies.Continue...

Excetera explores the Queen’s experience

Excetera IX opened on Friday night to a packed house at Grant Hall with an evening of hilarious and heartfelt sketches about the Queen’s student experience.Continue...

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