Mental health

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...

2018 provincial budget focuses on mental health, employment

On Mar. 28, the Ontario provincial government released their 2018 budget which focuses on healthcare, mental health, education and Indigenous issues.Continue...

Barriers abound for students accessing mental health care on campus

Home to Student Wellness Services, the La Salle building sits at the very bottom of Queen’s campus, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of student life.

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Navigating mental illness, trauma and intimacy

Feeling even the slightest bit of love when you’re struggling with your mental health can reinstate value in yourself and your life. But it can also create a dependency on a person to define your self-worth.Continue...

Vogue’s “visionaries” for charity

Running from March 1 to 3, the 21st annual Vogue Charity Fashion Show (VCFS) strutted down the Grand Theatre’s runway to meet their donation goal of raising $55,000 for mental health in Kingston.Continue...

When helping loved ones, we can’t forget to help ourselves

It’s easy to become invested in the problems of the people we care about.Continue...

Queen's celebrates "Bell Let's Talk"

Since 2010, Bell Canada has run a yearly Bell Let’s Talk Day that urges people to talk about mental illness to help break down the stigma.Continue...

Meditations on the potential dangers of smartphones

You’re waiting for the bus, walking to class, or lying in bed about to sleep — these brief moments to ourselves were once occupied with introspection, observation of our surroundings and reflections about who we are and what we feel.Continue...

Mental health matters every day of the year

It was the most important game of our season — the OUA semi-final.Continue...

Universities need to teach their professors about mental health practices in the classroom

The University of Guelph has suspended a professor who students allege insulted one of their classmates who suffers from severe anxiety.Continue...

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