Mental health

With one counselor for 4,000 grad students, something doesn’t add up

Grad students live with one foot in the harsh reality of the working world, and the other in the anxieties and financial instability of student life.Continue...

1 grad counselor, 4,000 students

Grad students experiencing mental illness can expect to wait for a session with their school-specific counselor.Continue...

Students give feedback on potential Fall Reading Week

Over the past month, the AMS has opened the floor for students to voice their opinions on the possible implementation of a Fall Reading Week.Continue...

The shadow of social anxiety

University is a time to study hard as well as meet new people, go out and have fun.

Unfortunately, for those of us who experience social anxiety, venturing outside our houses with lots of...Continue...

Say goodnight to a ‘nap map’

Forty winks won’t make up for a good night’s sleep.Continue...

A small break, a big difference

With today’s growing awareness of mental health on university campuses, Queen’s students seem to have it pretty good in terms of access to services. Student Wellness Services, AMS Peer Support Centre, the Jack Project and other initiatives on campus all offer an outlet for counselling and advice on everything to do with one’s mental health.Continue...

Online Psychology Network announced by AMS

Queen’s students seeking mental health services can now bypass long wait times, complex booking systems and extensive commutes with a few clicks of a mouse.Continue...

Mental health initiatives Thrive at Queen’s

Through ukulele lessons and conversational ball pits, a new initiative is carving out a narrative around mental health at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s collaborates with St. Lawrence to develop mental health resources

In a collaborative effort between Queen’s and St. Lawrence College, a new set of mental health resources are now available to accommodate students at post-secondary schools across Ontario....Continue...

The battle against mental illness

I can’t remember a time when mental illness wasn’t a part of my life. From a young age, depression and anxiety permeated almost every aspect of it.Continue...

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