Mental health

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...

People-pleasing: breaking the habit is difficult, but necessary

Feelings of guilt around saying no, an overwhelming fear of letting people down, and a sense of emotional isolation are some of the familiar signs of people-pleasing. Unfortunately, the phenomenon is all too common. We must not only recognize the tendency to people-please, but actively resist it.Continue...

‘Gifted kid burnout’ is more than a punchline

The concept of ‘gifted kid burnout’ has been around on the internet for a while, but it’s recently found a second wind on TikTok.Continue...

Slipping through the cracks: concussions and mental health

Concussions can be extremely traumatic—both physically and emotionally.Continue...

Regrowing my foreskin

You know it’s extremely common, right?” That’s what a psychiatrist said to me last summer when I admitted I was contemplating suicide because of my circumcision.Continue...

How social media use shapes your sense of self-worth

The average person will spend a total of six years and eight months on social media in their lifetime—that’s a staggering commitment.Continue...

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