Mental health

The struggles of talking mental health with older generations

Our parents are normally the ones to notice many of our firsts in life. However, our first panic attack, depressive episode, or sign of mental illness is often neglected.

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How the Movember Foundation became most effective promoter of men’s mental health

On Oct. 10, the Movember Foundation released a campaign called “Man of More Words” along with a short video stressing the importance of vocal mental health support.Continue...

Universities have a responsibility to care for students’ mental health

Universities have a responsibility to provide accessible, timely, and professional mental health care to students—but Queen’s misses the mark.Continue...

Dismissed BISC Employee files for disability discrimination, citing depression

Adrian Thomas, the former general manager of catering services at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC), claimed he was terminated because of his mental illness.Continue...

Meet the students behind mental health conversations on campus

As mental health struggles abound, some students have taken peer support upon themselves.Continue...

Male mental health a silent crisis on campus

The Canadian Mental Health Association labels men’s mental health as a “sleeper issue,” which—until recently—has rarely been taken seriously.Continue...

Opening up about my silent struggles with mental illness

Growing up, I was under the impression mental illness was the result of some trauma or difficult upbringing, leaving me safely unaffected.Continue...

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...

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