Mental health

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...

Climate grief can’t be cured, but it can be addressed

Sometimes, when I’m aching over my resume’s format, cover letter narratives, and addressing the scary thing people call “post-graduate life,” a niggling voice reaches out of a dark place in my mind to ask: “What’s the point?”Continue...

Why Bell Let’s Talk has the power to bind us together

I know it’s a cold time out there for many of you, but for many others, it’s a time where the pressures of life can be overwhelming, to say the least.Continue...

"I want help": Queen's student athletes call for more support

Student-athletes are immensely privileged—they have access to cutting-edge training equipment and techniques, advanced sports medicine, tutors, and alumni networks. But while the ‘student’ and the ‘athlete’ are accounted for, the person can often be forgotten.Continue...

How Movember changed my attitude about my Asperger’s

When November rolls around, many people are left wondering what Movember is and why a bunch of guys are trying to grow mustaches (even though sometimes, they can’t).Continue...

Under new system, students compete for same-day counselling

Amelie Mahrt-Smith, ArtSci ‘21, needed to talk to someone. She called seven times, on seven different days, trying to get a same-day appointment with a counsellor from Student Wellness Services (SWS).Continue...

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