Mental health

Student Wellness Services takes applications for student advisory board

Following student criticism this semester, Student Wellness Services (SWS) is launching a Student Advisory Committee to help improve the service.Continue...

After first year as director, Cynthia Gibney looks to incorporate student 
feedback into Student Wellness Services

Following her first year as Executive Director at Student Wellness Services (SWS), Cynthia Gibney said she’s looking to put the needs of the students first.Continue...

Academic accessibility amidst the pandemic

“Having to be my own advocate kind of sucks sometimes.”Continue...

We must be motivated to act during stressful times

People are losing interest in challenging themselves.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...

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