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...

It’s time to start decolonizing methods of mental wellness

Mental wellness isn’t a one-method-fits-all system—especially for people of colour (POC).Continue...

Online mental health resources aren’t the sole solution to student needs

Mental health apps are a great resource for university students to supplement their mental health care journey, but they’re not a stand-in for on-campus professional help.Continue...

Campus Wellbeing Framework draft up for review

After six months of consultations with students, staff, and faculty, a draft of Campus Wellbeing Framework—an assessment of how Queen’s fares on questions of health and wellness—is ready for the community’s review.

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Nursing Society president pushing for embedded counsellor

Nursing Society President Alex Troiani and Rector Alex da Silva are pushing for an embedded counsellor in the School of Nursing (SON) after a recent report found more mental health support in the program is needed.

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Getting to know my grief

My dad died when I was 16 years old.Continue...

School of Nursing identifies mental health “vulnerabilities” in new report

The School of Nursing (SON) began the semester by considering student mental health concerns raised in a new report.

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Hold the phone on accepting Bell Let’s Talk at face value

If a company touts its success starting conversations about mental health, it should ensure its other, quieter initiatives don’t simultaneously undo that good work.Continue...

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