Wellness

Queen’s to develop standards dealing with mental health

Queen’s and St. Lawrence College announced last week that they’ll be receiving $1 million in funding from the Ontario government to develop a new set of mental health accommodation standards.Continue...

Beer ads have tangible effect

A recent alcohol advertising campaign by Canadian brand James Ready that uses lawn signs, posters and giveaways is troubling.Continue...

Queen’s uses new software for processing academic accommodations

Queen’s launched a new academic accommodations portal for students and faculty on May 2.Continue...

Maltby Centre discusses mental health service access for university students in Kingston

The Family Advisory Committee at the Maltby Centre is holding a free panel discussion to review and answer questions on the mental health services available for families and youth in the Kingston region.Continue...

University launches eight-week program to support students managing substance use and addiction

The University has partnered with a team of mental health providers from St. Lawrence College (SLC) and Addiction and Mental Health Services – Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington (AMHS - KFLA) to develop an eight-week Substance Use Wellness program.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...

Campus Wellbeing Framework draft up for review

After six months of consultations with students, staff, and faculty, a draft of Campus Wellbeing Framework—an assessment of how Queen’s fares on questions of health and wellness—is ready for the community’s review.

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Improv theatre benefits more than your acting skills

Improv—unscripted comedic theatre—is more than just a high school hobby.Continue...

News in Brief

Student Wellness Services (SWS) is administering an online survey to better understand the health and wellness needs of students at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s adopts Okanagan Charter

On Jan. 9, Queen’s formally adopted the Okanagan Charter: An International Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges, committing to health and wellness on campus.Continue...

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