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


Policy Approaches to Campus Mental Health: A Scan of Current Practice

On November 26, 2014 we Asked the Experts about “Policy Approaches to Campus Mental Health: A Scan of Current Practice.”

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Dr. Su-Ting Teo, Director, Student Health and Wellness – Ryerson University

Jim Lees, Counselling Coordinator/Counsellor, Student Success Centre – Confederation College

Tara Black, Associate Director, Health Promotion – Simon Fraser University

Cheryl Washburn, Director, Counselling Services – University of British Columbia

Key Learnings:

  • An overview of a recently developed mental health policy framework background paper;
  • Some of the realistic challenges to applying a mental health policy lens within a smaller college setting;
  • Understanding of how the University of British Columbia involves students in the policy development process;
  • An appreciation for how mental health promotion principles in campus policy are being incorporated at Simon Fraser University.


The Ask the Experts webinar series is a collaboration with the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health, CAMH HPRC and EENet