Mental health

Shared Perspectives publication summarizes progress in Canadian students’ mental health

On August 1, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations released Shared Perspectives, a report that discusses recent advancements in student mental health services across the country.Continue...

Diary of a frazzled frosh

I remember arriving at Queen’s with painful clarity.Continue...

David Walker receives Padre Laverty Award for contributions

On June 1st, the Queen’s University Alumni Association awarded David Walker with its highest honour.Continue...

Stepped mental health care model needs more thought

A proposal to use a ‘stepped care’ model for mental health services on campuses is well intentioned, but has some serious pitfalls for those in immediate distress.Continue...

Collective Reflections breaks down barriers

While the weather was hinting towards spring, the Tea Room also took last Wednesday to give a reminder of positive things ahead.Continue...

Door-to-door check-ins admirable, but more work ahead for Guelph

Door-to-door mental health check-ins are a kind gesture, not a sustainable solution.Continue...

Student blog post directed at University criticizes mental health resources

To whom it may concern at Queen’s University, I should be graduating in May. This should be my final semester. Instead I am leaving. Two near suicide attempts and one leave of absence later, I realized you were not worth my time, money or health.”Continue...

Campus mental health support neglects long-term issues

Queen’s counselling services are making strides to accommodate more students but fails to solve issues surrounding the short-term approach that counsellors tend to take.Continue...

Horror movie causes 'Split' between expectations and reality

The association between mental illness and the horror genre represented in the newly-released Split is distortive of reality — and not in the way it’s intended.Continue...

Bell, let’s talk

Donating to mental health research should be applauded, but the work doesn’t end there.Continue...

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