Mental health

"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...

BoJack Horseman nears the end, and things are looking up

No, BoJack Horseman is not Family Guy with a horse.Continue...

The benefits of yoga in student life

I still remember how relaxed and calm I felt after my first yoga class in high school.Continue...

How to make social media a positive force in your life

Social media can be a useful tool for keeping in contact with your family, completing schoolwork, and staying on top of the latest news. But if you overdo or misuse it, social networking sites can also have serious ramifications on your mental health.Continue...

Engineering Society wellness centre shuttered

The Engineering Wellness Centre closed permanently on Oct. 9 after almost four years of operation due to a lack of funding and support staff.Continue...

Student health is no less important than academic success

Every year, Queen’s welcomes thousands of eager-to-learn first-year students who worked extremely hard to get into this high-ranking institution. But the mentality that students must push themselves to get into Queen’s doesn’t stop after they’re accepted into their programs.Continue...

Universities must act now to prioritize mental health care

Universities often pride themselves on their strong communities and their dedication to their students.Continue...

Graduate peer support centre to open this month

The SGPS will open a new peer support centre for graduate students, according to the Society’s vice-president (Graduate), Leo Erlikhman.Continue...

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