Mental health

Journal staff's preferred self-care practices

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week, The Journal asked its staff to share some of their favourite ways to destress.Continue...

Is 13 Reasons Why’s triggering content acceptable artistic expression?

Netflix’s hit series 13 Reasons Why has been making waves with its controversial depiction of teen suicide since its premiere in 2017. After continuing to deliver increasingly divisive plotlines in its recently released second season, the show has proven to be a unique case study in artistic expression without moral considerations.Continue...

U of T mental health policy puts students in the periphery

A university mental health policy that cuts students off from support services is no health policy at all.Continue...

2018 provincial budget focuses on mental health, employment

On Mar. 28, the Ontario provincial government released their 2018 budget which focuses on healthcare, mental health, education and Indigenous issues.Continue...

Barriers abound for students accessing mental health care on campus

Home to Student Wellness Services, the La Salle building sits at the very bottom of Queen’s campus, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of student life.

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Navigating mental illness, trauma and intimacy

Feeling even the slightest bit of love when you’re struggling with your mental health can reinstate value in yourself and your life. But it can also create a dependency on a person to define your self-worth.Continue...

Vogue’s “visionaries” for charity

Running from March 1 to 3, the 21st annual Vogue Charity Fashion Show (VCFS) strutted down the Grand Theatre’s runway to meet their donation goal of raising $55,000 for mental health in Kingston.Continue...

When helping loved ones, we can’t forget to help ourselves

It’s easy to become invested in the problems of the people we care about.Continue...

Queen's celebrates "Bell Let's Talk"

Since 2010, Bell Canada has run a yearly Bell Let’s Talk Day that urges people to talk about mental illness to help break down the stigma.Continue...

Meditations on the potential dangers of smartphones

You’re waiting for the bus, walking to class, or lying in bed about to sleep — these brief moments to ourselves were once occupied with introspection, observation of our surroundings and reflections about who we are and what we feel.Continue...

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