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.

Graduate Student Mental Health Toolkit

This toolkit is a guide to supporting graduate students prepared by the CICMH.

This guide is part of a province-wide effort to enhance student mental health by promoting positive mental health and well-being at post-secondary institutions.

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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 1 - Sleep and Mental Health with Dr. Efrosini Papaconstantinou

This episode explores the importance of sleep and the consequences of poor sleep to the mental health of post-secondary students.


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"Understand that we're human too!" Enabling better student mental health through teaching and learning practices'

Join us for our continued focus on supporting faculty and student mental health on campus. This webinar highlights the University of Saskatchewan as a case study in teaching and learning practices for mental health and wellbeing, not just about mental health and wellbeing.


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Episode 2 - Men's Mental Health with Riley Wells

This episode explores Men's Mental Health. We spoke to recent graduate and Jack Talks speaker Riley Wells about Mental Health on Campus and his take on the term Toxic Masculinity.


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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.


February 9, 2021

Ontario Increases Mental Health Funding for Postsecondary Students
TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing $7 million to help increase access to mental health and addiction services for postsecondary students during COVID-19. The funding will provide more supports for students, both on-campus and virtually and can also be used to address the needs of vulnerable and diverse groups, such as Indigenous students, LGBTQ...
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February 4, 2021

Virtual classes, part-time studies and deferred starts: How teens are facing post-secondary in a pandemic
As classes at many Canadian colleges and universities continue online, a new crop of students is already priming for September — without knowledge of what school will look like come autumn.     “It is too early to say what the world will look like at the beginning of the next academic year. Our recommendation to students and universities is...
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November 3 @ 9:00 am

SAVE THE DATE: CICMH's 2021 Crafting Connections in a Landscape of Uncertainty
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June 15 @ 2:00 pm

CICMH 2021 Southern Region Community of Practice Call
We are hosting quarterly community of practice calls to complement the work we are doing during our regional forums.
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