Mental health

AMS increases mental health coverage in student insurance plan at no extra cost

The AMS is increasing coverage for psychologists, social workers, and psychotherapists offered through their student health and dental insurance plan.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...

Provincial governments support students when they invest in mental health

Quality mental health resources should be a guarantee on post-secondary campuses, no matter where a student chooses to go to school.Continue...

What I wish someone had told me when I had an eating disorder at Queen’s

This article discusses eating disorders and may be triggering for some readers. The Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis Line can be reached at 1-800-875-6213. Continue...

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