Helping Ontario's colleges and universities enhance capacity to support student mental health and well-being

Getting the Most out of Postsecondary Life...

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Ontario is offering post-secondary students a variety of tips, programs and resources to help them save money, stay healthy and make the most of their experience as they return to campus this fall. Students can use these handy tips to help them make the most of the year ahead: Click here for the handy tips and full article!
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What will the future of education look like?...

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Scientific American’s August supplement takes a look at the changing landscape of education in the face of emerging technology, and asks the question, how do we increase interest and engagement in STEM initiatives? Learning in the Digital Age tackles issues of using big data to better understand...


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Alex McLaughlin tournament highlights mental health and sports...

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"At one point, he wasn't dressing for the games and he felt that in the year before he was a big contributor and I think he just generally wasn't happy anymore,” he said.  Read the full article here
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Brief Counseling Helps Alcohol Abuse, Does Not Help Substance Abuse...

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Over the past decade the federal government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has advocated for screening and brief interventions to address unhealthy alcohol and drug use. Physician’s have been urged to screen for alcohol and substance abuse and to use office...


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New Ontario working group to address mental health and autism in adult...

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While more than 93,000 adults in Ontario are affected by the challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), many go undiagnosed for far too long. Without appropriate diagnostic and mental health services, many of these adults suffer in isolation. To address this emerging issue, care providers from across Ontario have joined together to create the Ontario Working Group on Mental Health and...


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Navigating Canada’s complex terrain of student financial assistance...

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Student aid systems in Canada are intricate, elaborate, and, in many cases, thoroughly unmanageable, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, It’s Complicated: An Interprovincial Comparison of Student Financial Aid, examines and compares how each province and territory has constructed their student financial aid systems and finds extensive...


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