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...

Queen’s tests 400 students at COVID-19 testing centre in first week

After its first week of operations, the Queen’s COVID-19 testing centre is provoking mixed responses from student users.Continue...

In conversation with new provost, Student Wellness Services director

The University welcomed two prominent figures to its staff in March: Mark Green, provost and vice-principal (academic); and Cynthia Gibney, executive director (student wellness services).Continue...

Queen’s to implement COVID-19 testing facilities, flu immunization program

As planning for the fall term continues, Queen’s has committed to establishing COVID-19 testing facilities on campus and undertaking a mass influenza immunization program.Continue...

Student Wellness Services prepared to test for COVID-19, majority of counselling held remotely

In a handful of changes to how Student Wellness Services (SWS) operates, the majority of counselling has become remote, and staff are prepared to test for COVID-19.Continue...

Online mental health resources aren’t the sole solution to student needs

Mental health apps are a great resource for university students to supplement their mental health care journey, but they’re not a stand-in for on-campus professional help.Continue...

It’s time to take mental health maintenance more seriously

When you’re in a state of mental health crisis, you become a priority. When you’re no longer a priority, maintaining your mental wellness becomes far more difficult than it should be.Continue...

What I wish someone had told me when I had an eating disorder at Queen’s

This article discusses eating disorders and may be triggering for some readers. The Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis Line can be reached at 1-800-875-6213. Continue...

Cynthia Gibney, health and wellness director at Western, to oversee Student Wellness Services

The University has hired a new executive director of Student Wellness Services, Cynthia Gibney, who will assume the position on March 2.

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Everything you need to know about pap smears

Are you a person with a cervix who’s 21 or older and has been sexually active in the past?Continue...

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