Mental health

My friend has a mental illness, how do I help?

At one point or another, there’s a great chance that you will know somebody struggling with a mental illness.Continue...

Fear of a name only increases fear of the thing itself

When I was a child, I was “solemn.” When I was a teenager, I was “temperamental.” After my second year of university, I was diagnosed with depression.

Using coded language to discuss...Continue...

Trigger warnings pose more problems than they alleviate

Spreading across campuses nationwide is a wave of mental health awareness that has inspired many post-secondary institutions to take measures in combating these issues.Continue...

New director of Student Wellness Services talks plans for future

Jennifer Dods was appointed the new Executive Director of Student Wellness Services (SWS) this spring, following the retirement of long-time director Mike Condra last summer.Continue...

A few counsellors not enough for thousands of struggling students

We have the statistics. We have the student mental health campaigns. We even have a student wellness centre being built slowly, but surely, in the PEC. But when it comes to tackling the mental health...Continue...

A Decade of Editorials

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A battle that ate me alive

First year is supposed to be an exciting time, but I spent mine battling with a pre-existing eating disorder.Continue...

Engineering wellness centre opens

For the first time, engineering students have access to faculty-specific mental health facilities.

The Queen’s Engineering Wellness Centre (EWC), which opened at the start of February,...Continue...

Mental recovery equally important for concussion patients

Minimize light. Turn your phone and computer off. No screens, no noise. No more than a few hours of visitors every day, at least for the first little while.Continue...

Bell, let's talk

My father has passed down many wonderful things that to me: my red hair that’s never quite straight or curly; my sarcastic sense of humour that has a tendency to get me into trouble; my knack for making small talk with just about anyone.Continue...

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