Welcome

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!

COVID-19 Resources


Amid growing public concerns around COVID-19, post-secondary campuses in Ontario are continuing to support student mental health. CICMH has created and collated resources that may be helpful.
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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.

Suicide Awareness - Centre for Suicide Prevention

In this webinar, we welcome the Centre for Suicide Prevention as our special guests as they continue their work to reduce stigma and increase awareness of suicide prevention via education and training.

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Test & Exam Anxiety

This info sheet explores the underpinnings and common signs of test & exam anxiety as well as some strategies to support students who may be experiencing it.

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Episode 4 – Return to Campus with Marija Padjen and Kirstin Grant

In this episode, CICMH Director Marija Padjen and Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division’s Director of People and Wellness Kirstin Grant will share tips and resources for both staff and students returning to in-person campus life. They will also highlight a resource created by CMHA Ontario on returning to the physical workplace.

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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.

Resources

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.

News

September 16, 2021

Ontario Strengthening Supports for Postsecondary Students Reporting Sexual Violence or Harassment
TORONTO – The Ontario government is moving forward with regulatory amendments that will help create a safer environment for students attending all publicly assisted colleges and universities, as well as private career colleges. These changes will require institutions to update their sexual violence and harassment policies in order to shield students from irrelevant questions during...
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September 9, 2021

Job Posting: CICMH Knowledge and Research Lead
We are hiring!   Our team is seeking an experienced individual to join us as a Knowledge and Research Lead. Reporting to the Director, CICMH, this position will provide knowledge and research management to campus and community partners to support and advance the goals and objectives of CICMH. This is a full-time, contract role until...
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