Student Wellness Services

Board of Trustees approves over $100 million in capital projects, conditionally

On July 14, the Queen’s Board of Trustees approved two major capital projects — totaling over $100 million — provided that the funding can be secured before their respective construction begins.Continue...

Student Wellness Services introduces new model of care

In response to a significant surge in students seeking care over the past five years, Student Wellness Services (SWS), will introduce a new model for counselling over the summer.Continue...

Mental health appointments rise by 73 per cent over last five years

Mental health appointments rose by 73 per cent in the last five years, according to the most recent annual Student Wellness Services (SWS) report.Continue...

Universities have a responsibility to care for students’ mental health

Universities have a responsibility to provide accessible, timely, and professional mental health care to students—but Queen’s misses the mark.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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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...

AMS pushes for extended hours at Student Wellness Services

Student Wellness Services (SWS) will be extending their hours for urgent care walk-in clinic services on Thursdays to 7:30 p.m. as a result of advocacy efforts by the AMS.Continue...

1 grad counselor, 4,000 students

Grad students experiencing mental illness can expect to wait for a session with their school-specific counselor.Continue...

Wait times persistent barrier to student health

Over the last half-decade, Queen’s has dramatically changed the way it provides student health services, but it has yet to make lengthy waiting times a thing of the past.Continue...