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


Welcome to the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health! Our mission is to help Ontario’s colleges and universities enhance their capacity to support student mental health and well-being.

You can find everything you need here, from resources on student mental health, webinars with experts, campus initiatives, to the latest news. We have it all here for you!

Call for Abstracts

Our 2019 Conference, Whole Campus, Healthy Communities, is fast approaching on October 15/16.  We will be accepting abstracts until April 15, 2019. 


Knowledge Sharing

The Centre is committed to building the knowledge and skills of front-line staff, faculty and student leaders in the post-secondary mental health sector.
Whole Campus, Healthy Communities

Save the Date! Our CICMH Conference 2019 will be held on October 15/16, 2019. The call for abstracts will begin on February 4, 2019. We look forward to hearing from you.


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Caring for young caregivers


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CICMH Southern Forum (St. Catharines)


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Campus Initiatives

The Centre keeps track of campus initiatives from across the province to help you stay informed of the work being done in student mental health.


The Centre identifies and compiles best and promising programs, practices and resources to help Ontario's post-secondary institutions enhance their capacity to support student mental health and well-being.


March 26, 2019

'People need access to healthy meals:' Inequality among Indigenous peoples may explain psychological distress
Improving the quality and availability of food could help reduce mental health issues among Indigenous populations in Canada, say researchers who analyzed survey responses from 14,000 Indigenous adults.   Suicide is a major cause of death among First Nations, Métis and Inuit people. Collectively, suicide rates among Indigenous peoples are two to three times higher...
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March 20, 2019

63% report experiencing sexual harassment on campus, Ontario survey shows
The Ontario government says 63 per cent of university students who took a province-wide survey on campus sexual violence reported they have experienced some type of sexual harassment.   Nearly 50 per cent of college students surveyed reported the same.   Merrilee Fullerton, the minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, called the results of the survey —...
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May 30 @ 10:00 am

CICMH Southwestern Region Forum (Waterloo)
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February 4 @ 8:00 am

Waterstone Foundation presents Eating Disorders: From Detection to Treatment
To celebrate Eating Disorder Awareness Week, expert trainers will be offering a FREE full day training for those working with youth and adults (ages 18+) in post-secondary education, health care, and community settings.
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