Mental health

Anti-stigma position created

Bell Canada has given Queen’s $1 million for mental health research, establishing the first-ever mental health and anti-stigma research chair.Continue...

Campaign for awareness

Proceeds from Queen's Wears Green will go towards the Jack Project and the Canadian Mental Health Association.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...

Media coverage shouldn’t make a joke of mental illness

Contrary to what the media would have you believe, there’s nothing funny about someone suffering through a mental health crisis.Continue...

Queen’s to receive additional $195,800 provincial funding for student mental health

Queen’s will be receiving additional funding from the Ontario government to increase mental health resources for students.Continue...

Alumni fundraise for youth mental health in honour of Bethany Yan

Two Queen’s alumni are undertaking an initiative for youth mental health in honour of their best friend Bethany (Boat) Yan.Continue...

QBACC calls for increased accessibility to Queen’s mental health services

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) is calling for Queen’s Mental Health Services (QMHS) to address the limitations of their care.Continue...

‘Reform Student Wellness’ Instagram account details mental health inaccessibility at Queen’s

Queen’s students are speaking out about their experiences with Student Wellness Services (SWS) through an Instagram account called ‘Reform Student Wellness’.Continue...

Bell, let’s talk: mental illness isn’t Michael Bublé watering plants

‘Bell Let’s Talk’ Day encourages the de-stigmatization of conversations about mental health issues, but the flaws of the campaign itself need addressing: namely, the band-aid solutions it offers in place of the systemic change we need.Continue...

People-pleasing: breaking the habit is difficult, but necessary

Feelings of guilt around saying no, an overwhelming fear of letting people down, and a sense of emotional isolation are some of the familiar signs of people-pleasing. Unfortunately, the phenomenon is all too common. We must not only recognize the tendency to people-please, but actively resist it.Continue...

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