Mental health

‘Know your worth’: Queen’s student named L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth

Ampai Thammachack, MA ’22, was named L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth this year for her work in mental health advocacy.Continue...

Why you should get a houseplant this spring

We all know the people who treat plants like their children. I’ve spent my entire adult life scoffing at these "plant parenthood" folks with their watering cans and fertilizers.Continue...

Student Wellness Services diversifies care options

Student Wellness Services (SWS) is expanding its services with the hiring of a new clinical practitioner and a partnership with the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, alongside continued guidance from the Student Advisory Committee established last spring.Continue...

Curbing the winter blues

March. The dampest month of the year.Continue...

Fighting mental health stigma starts from within

Growing up, the only time I can remember learning about mental health was through my hockey association’s charity.Continue...

Breaking down the realities of imposter syndrome

I sat in the lecture hall with my laptop and binders on the desk in front of me. All around me, my classmates were busy typing away as the professor spoke. I had no idea what they were writing, but I kept thinking I must have missed something important.Continue...

Cautious optimism needs to make a comeback

With the pandemic constantly interfering with our lives, I feel like almost everyone around me has a very bleak view of the future.Continue...

Queen’s needs to approach accommodations with empathy

Queen’s policy for academic consideration should reflect an empathetic approach to dealing with students requesting accommodations.Continue...

Social media’s mental health content is for self-education, not self-diagnosis

Like many, I first viewed social media’s array of mental health content as a useful outlet for discussing mental health and connecting people through shared experiences. However, I’ve since realized there’s a fine line between enjoying thought-provoking content and seeking mental health advice from strangers.Continue...

Emily Yeung talks vision as sole ResSoc presidential candidate

Emily Yeung, HealthSci ’23, is the Residence Society’s (ResSoc) uncontested candidate for President in this year’s elections.Continue...

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