Mental health

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...

‘Hi, how are you?’: Learning to reconnect remotely

I can’t believe it will be March in less than two months. It doesn’t feel like it’s been almost a year since I was franticly packing, booking overpriced plane tickets, and finding a way to get to the airport as announcements of borders closing and rising COVID-19 cases broke daily.Continue...

Queen’s secures an increase of $258,000 in mental health funding

Thanks to increased funding from the Ontario government, Queen’s will be increasing mental health supports for students.Continue...

Nursing Science Society and Psychology department creating mental health workshops for nursing students

The Nursing Science Society (NSS) and the Queen’s Psychology department are working together to support the mental health of nursing students.Continue...

Queen’s releases new Campus Wellbeing Framework

Wellbeing is a critical factor in the success of individuals, the community, and the University, according to Queen’s new Campus Wellbeing Framework.Continue...

Step Above Stigma co-organizes event supporting Black Health Alliance

Queen’s charity Step Above Stigma (SAS) collaborated with a local Kingston athlete to raise awareness and money for supporting the mental health of Black Canadians.Continue...

‘Seeing myself gain weight scared me’: living with an eating disorder at Queen’s

“I started dieting and working out after gaining 40 pounds from depression,” Angela Tran, ArtSci ’22, said. “At my all-time low I weighed about 110 pounds. I’m 5’3.”Continue...

Instead of bashing TikTok, let’s embrace its mental health benefits

TikTok has taken social media by storm with its trendy 15 to 30-second dances, leading every social media user to have at least seen or attempted a dance from TikTok. But the app isn’t always received favourably; some people claim it’s a waste of time.Continue...

Feeling under the weather? Long-term stress related to COVID-19 could cause unpleasant physical symptoms

With students trying out the new and unfamiliar territory of online learning at Queen’s, a toll could be taken on their mental health. New research has shown these effects can also turn into physical symptoms.Continue...

Queen’s Spirituality and Meditation Society takes meditation sessions online

For some students, meditation is an important practice to learn mindfulness, gratitude, and self-care.Continue...

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