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

Student Guides

University of Western Ontario Mental Health and Wellness Resource Guide

UWO published a resource guide for their undergraduate, graduate and affiliate students. The guide contains content related to academics, as well as health and well-being. The guide includes information about: On-campus resources On-campus counselling resources Western’s Wellness...

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Academic Accommodations: A Student Guide

This guide to Academic Accommodations was developed by the Developing Documentation Standards and Guidelines for Academic Accommodations for Students with Mental Health Disabilities Attending Postsecondary Institutions in Ontario – MHIF Project. It provides students with tips and tricks to...

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CAMH Substance Abuse Health Promotion Resources

Saying When: an app to help you think about when, why and how much you drink. Alcohol consumption is a significant population health issue. While most people drink responsibly, exceeding low-risk drinking is associated with a variety of social and health harms. A helpful resource: Canada's...

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Online resource to prepare U.S. students for postsecondary

Set to Go is a new online resource to help prepare for the transition to college and beyond - from developing basic life skills and building social-emotional competence, to learning the fundamentals of mental health and substance abuse and navigating the transition itself. Set to Go helps teens...

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Resources for College Preparation

It’s common for students to have concerns about whether they’re prepared for their college programs. Colleges are accustomed to assessing incoming students and ensuring that appropriate resources are in place to support their success, including remediation where needed, and the attached...

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University Support & Resources for Ontario High School Students

This list of resources meant to augment learning and the skill sets needed for academic success in university. The following programs are available to all students attending Ontario universities. This list is not intended to be all-inclusive, partly because universities regularly make adjustments...

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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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