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Laurier pilots digital therapy app to help students with mental health issues
May 4, 2018
Wilfrid Laurier University is working on a pilot project with a private company to offer students digital therapy to help with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
ON CAMPUS: College introduces new program
April 27, 2018
Loyalist College’s new two-year Ontario College Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA/PTA) diploma program is designed to prepare students for a rewarding career helping people of all ages and abilities improve their quality of life.
« Nous sommes une génération analphabète sur le plan émotif » : le mal-être ravage les campus
April 26, 2018
À l'Université McGill, les demandes aux services d'aide psychologique ont littéralement explosé. Un étudiant sur trois déclare que le stress, l'anxiété ou la dépression interfère avec ses études. Des jeunes au bord de la crise de nerfs? L'épidémie de mal-être touche non seulement cette institution montréalaise, mais toutes les universités canadiennes.
Mental illness on campus really is 'a thing'
April 19, 2018
Most mental illnesses begin before or during young adulthood, and a quarter of young Canadians have both a mood or anxiety disorder and a substance-abuse problem.
Ontario Takes Next Step Toward French-Language Postsecondary Education
April 9, 2018
Ontario is moving forward with postsecondary education for thousands of French-speaking students by creating a new stand-alone French-language university, l'Université de l'Ontario français. This historic addition to Ontario's postsecondary sector will offer a range of university degrees and education, entirely in French.
Video game addiction a disease? WHO prepares to codify 'gaming disorder'
April 4, 2018
A CAMH study released in 2016 estimated 13 per cent of Ontario students — or almost 123,000 kids — have experienced symptoms of a "video gaming problem," which was up from nine per cent in 2007.
Ontario Making Historic Investment in Mental Health and Addictions Care for Every Stage of Life
March 21, 2018
Nearly one third of people in Ontario will experience a mental health or addictions issue at some point in their lifetime. The government’s historic investment in mental health and addictions services will help ensure that anyone who needs support can receive the care they need, when and where they need it. There should be no...
Elders on campus
March 19, 2018
Charlene Baker sits at a round table in the Harry Allen lounge, down the hall from the main entrance to the Ayamdigut Campus of Yukon College, in Whitehorse. Laid out in front of her are trays of beads, half-finished slippers, and pieces of tanned moose hide. The middle finger on her right hand is protected by a piece of tanned hide and she’s using a needle and thread to add purple beads to a flower design.
New student support program for mental health to be launched onlineLaurier pilots digital therapy app to help students with mental health issuesON CAMPUS: College introduces new program« Nous sommes une génération analphabète sur le plan émotif » : le mal-être ravage les campusHarm reduction policies gain favour on campuses