The significant impact of brain development on mental health during the critical period of late adolescence/ early adulthood.
The importance of supporting first‐year college and university students’ mental health and their unique needs as they transition from secondary to post‐ secondary schools.
The role of mental health literacy in promoting positive outcomes among first year students.
An evidence‐based, evaluated life skills / mental health resources designed for first‐year students.
Stan Kutcher, Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health and the Director World Health Organization Collaborating Care in Mental Health Policy and Training at Dalhousie University and IWK Health Centre in Canada. He is a renowned expert in adolescent mental health and leader in mental health research, advocacy, training, and policy and has been involved in mental health work in over 20 countries.