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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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International Students Coping with Stress

This research paper explores the impact of stress on teaching and learning among first-year BA and foundation degree international students in the creative arts at the University of the Arts, London. It is based on the findings of a project on ‘The Experience of First-Year International...

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Canadian Alliance of Student Associations: A roadmap for federal action on student mental health

This paper explores the role that the federal government plays with respect to mental health policy in the postsecondary education (PSE) sector. Generally, health is thought to be a matter of provincial jurisdiction, but the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) believes that the...

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Cope Care Connect

Please see the attached booklet on Cope Care Connect at Brock University. CopeCareConnect is a student-to-student program that helps students cope with the pressures we all face. The current year's campaign is now complete. For the next little while, this CopeCareConnect website won't be...

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Mental Health Indicators for Canada

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Carleton Universities Alcohol Awareness Strategy

Document 1: Carleton's webinar summary resource Document 2: Carleton University Alcohol Awareness Strategy

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Mindsight by UOIT

Mindsight is an online educational resource to reduce stigma by promoting awareness of mental illness, and facilitating a greater understanding of basic strategies and resources for supporting individuals experiencing a mental health challenge. It highlights the signs and symptoms of common...

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Alcohol Use and Related Problems Among College Students: A guide to best practices

This Guide synthesizes the existing research on interventions that are and are not effective. Research studies during recent decades have demonstrated the comparative effectiveness of different approaches to reduce college student drinking. Some approaches, such as simply providing information...

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UBC – Sentate Consideration of Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

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CMHA – Your Education

Attending college or university opens up an exciting world of possibilities. It can also be pretty challenging. But if you're living with a mental illness, you've faced challenges before. This resource is designed to make your transition to college or university just a little bit easier. It...

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Youth Suicide Prevention at School

A Resource for School Leadership Teams  School Mental Health ASSIST is a provincial implementation support team designed to help Ontario school boards to promote student mental health and well-being. It is part of a commitment by the Ministry of Education to Open Minds, Healthy Minds: Ontario’s...

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Neurobiology of Mental Illness: A reading group initiative

The purpose of this reading group (or journal club) is threefold: (1) to encourage collaborative, outside-of-classroom learning,(2) to raise awareness of the biological research behind mental disorders and neurological disorders, and (3) to develop a framework for future undergraduate reading...

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Mohawk College – New Vision of Wellness

A Healthy Campus Community is one where the people, processes and spaces contribute to well-being and success for all. It is the words people speak; decisions that are made; actions that are taken, and the culture and systems that are created.   Click the download button to the right...

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Transitions Resource Guide

This guide is a way for students with disabilities to arm themselves with knowledge they need to access resources at college and university and to make a successful transition from secondary to postsecondary school. It is aimed to support students as they make the transition in two ways. The Resources section...

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McMaster – Guided Relaxation CD

A FREE mp3 version of the Natural High guided relaxation cd is below. You may also click on the link to the right of the page to go to the McMaster website to download each track. Guided Relaxation CD as MP3 format All tracks (c) 2004 McMaster University Track 1: Diaphragmatic Breathing Track...

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Cannabis and Psychosis

With practical information and tools geared at youth, families, educators and community partners, the site is a hub of innovative, experiential and scientific information to help people better understand the issue and make informed decisions about cannabis use. The Cannabis and Psychosis project...

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Focus on Mental Health

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COU Submission to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

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Mental Health in Ontario’s Postsecondary Education

This document discusses what it means to be mentally healthy and how it relates to the postsecondary education sphere in Ontario. It provides recommendations to improve the recognition of mental health issues on campus and to enhance support services.  Please download this report on the right...

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Canadian Core Competencies for Case Management Providers

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