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...

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...

Green tea takes over the world

Have you noticed lately that all your favourite foods are turning green? First it was your tea, then your smoothies and now your donuts. What is the culprit of this food revolution? The answer is matcha.Continue...

Queen’s receives $31.7-million investment towards Innovation and Wellness Centre

As the first member of Queen’s administration stepped up to the podium on Tuesday, a hush fell over the crowd of attendees that had been invited to hear the latest funding announcement from Queen’s.Continue...

Taking self-care seriously

More people are coming to understand mental health as existing on a spectrum: with debilitating mental illness on one side and mental wellness on the other.Continue...

University releases health, safety survey results

Around 76 per cent of Queen’s students don’t get the recommended amount of exercise and 83 per cent don’t meet Canadian healthy eating standards, according to a recent survey.Continue...

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