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.

Episode 3 – Opioid Crisis and Harm Reduction Strategies with Jean Hopkins


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"Working Without a Blueprint" - Supporting International Students & International Student Advisors

This webinar aims to explore the unique mental health challenges faced by international students and international student advisors amid the uncertainty of the pandemic and returning to campus.


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Impostor Phenomenon

Impostor Phenomenon occurs when high-achieving individuals who, despite their objective successes, have persistent self-doubt and fear of being exposed as incompetent or less intelligent. This infosheet highlights how overcoming imposter phenomenon requires system-level change, not necessarily a fix for an individual.


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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.

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The Covid-19 pandemic and mental health of first-year college students

Examining the effect of Covid-19 stressors using longitudinal data

Continue Concerns - Canadian Alliance of Student Associations 2021 Report

Post-Secondary Students One Year into COVID-19


July 12, 2021

Colleges, universities grapple with making vaccines mandatory for students
Canada appears to be hitting a complacency wall, with the lowest uptake being among the university-age demographic, the 18- to 29-year-olds   Toronto’s Seneca College is finding itself in an elite group of the world’s top post-secondary institutions — Berkley, MIT, Harvard — with its new coronavirus rule: Only those fully inoculated against COVID will...
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July 8, 2021

Most Ontario youth experienced depression during pandemic, early data suggests
TORONTO — Preliminary research suggests the COVID-19 crisis is having a sustained and significant impact on youth mental health in Ontario.   Researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children released initial findings Thursday indicating that the majority of children and teenagers saw their mental health decline during the pandemic’s second wave.   The early data,...
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