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

Mental Health Awareness & Training

Together to Live

Together to Live is an online toolkit for addressing youth suicide in the community. The Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health (the Centre) created this website as a tool for service providers working with children and youth to help them bring their community...

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MHCC’s Youth-Friendly Version of the Mental Health Strategy

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released The Mental Health Strategy for Canada: A Youth Perspective. This document, which was written by the MHCC’s Youth Council, is an adaptation of Changing Directions, Changing Lives: The Mental Health Strategy for Canada. Drawing on...

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HeadMeds

HeadMeds is a unique resource that campus-based professionals can promote to students, as appropriate, about mental health medication. It provides a range of information and resources geared towards young people aged 13-25, to understand common medications often used to treat mental It was...

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Faculty Module on Mental Health Awareness: Algonquin College

Student Support Services in collaboration with the Canadian Mental Health Association is excited to bring you a one hour, on line introduction to mental health awareness.  We would like to invite you to participate in the training; the three – twenty minute segments including: Why are we...

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Starting the Conversation: Raising our awareness of student mental health

Starting the Conversation is a one-hour, online training course that was developed by Algonquin College's Student Support Services in collaboration with the Canadian Mental Health Association. The program was developed to help faculty better understand their role in identifying and supporting...

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BreathingRoom™

BreathingRoom™ is an online program designed to build students’ resilience and coping skills. BreathingRoom was developed by the Canadian Institute of Natural and Integrative Medicine (CINIM) in collaboration with Mount Royal University, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services....

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Mental Health First Aid Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)  is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until...

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