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!

Regional Forums Across Ontario

We have regional forums scheduled for across the province for you to attend. Central – Toronto, Eastern – Ottawa and Northern (French) – Sudbury.


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.
Re-structuring Health Care Delivery in Ontario: Ontario Health and Ontario Health Teams

This webinar will provide a high-level overview of the health system transformation that is currently underway in Ontario. The talk will focus on the rationale for the system-level reform, changes to date at both the ministry and agency levels, and an update on Ontario Health Teams. Useful resources for organizations seeking to be part of an Ontario Health Team will be shared, and time will be left for an audience Q&A.


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Meeting the Demand for Post-Secondary Student Concerns in Health and Mental Health Centers: Thinking through a Clinical Triage Model

This session will help leaders and administrators understand what it means to become a health promoting campus and how understanding the Okanagan Charter is an important step to creating a campus plan for wellbeing.


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CICMH Central Region Forum (Toronto)

We would like to invite you to our upcoming Central Region Forum at the York University, on February 12, 2020.


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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.


November 29, 2019

What’s it like to be a non-drinker at a Canadian university?
by Stacy Lee Kong Nov 27, 2019   St. Francis Xavier University student Hillary Downey has never had a drink. Not with high school friends, not as a special treat to ring in the new year, not even when she got to university.   “I have never consumed alcohol in my life,” the 23-year-old says. “Partially,...
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November 15, 2019

Youth not employed or in school face poorer mental, physical health: study
Published Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:53AM EST OTTAWA – A new study is offering what it calls a rare look at the health and psychological impacts endured by Canadian youth who are not working, training or studying.   The Statistics Canada research says 11.1 per cent of youth surveyed between 2015 and 2017 found themselves...
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