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

4 Suicides At University Of Guelph Has Staff Doing Door-To-Door Checks...

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From the Huffington Post: "Top officials from an Ontario university took the unusual step of going door-to-door at campus residences three nights this week to check on the mental health of students. It has been a trying time at the University of Guelph, where four students have killed themselves since the academic year began last fall, with the latest suicide occurring in January. Two...


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African-Canadian Youth and the Transition from High School to Post-Sec...

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  In this month's Spotlight we're speaking with Michelle Davis, Coordinator, Partnership Development (Acting), Educational Partnership Office at the Toronto District School Board. Michelle has some great insights into the unique issues facing African-Canadian youth as they move through High School and into University or College.   CICMH: What is the number one hurdle...


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We are all on the front lines of mental illness...

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  'Let’s talk. Look around and you’ll see so many campaigns and courageous personalities bringing mental illness out of the closet. Bell Let’s Talk Day. Olympian Clara Hughes. Musician Steven Page. They share the desire for getting people discussing mental illness to remove the stigma and bring it into the public discourse. And it feels like we’re making some progress. Sure,...


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Saying When: Minimizing harmful alcohol use on campus through a free a...

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[embed]https://vimeo.com/105675631[/embed]   Saying When helps people analyze their drinking patterns and moderate their drinking. This tool, which is based on Canada’s Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines, can support students to privately track drinks and urges, set weekly goals, view progress and view strategies for success. The app is based on CAMH’s Saying When program,...


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