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.

Virtual Conference - Registration Now Open

Our Bright Futures, Embracing Campus Wellness Virtual is taking place on November 3rd. Registration ends on Thursday, October 29th at noon EST. 

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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.
COVID-19: How campuses are navigating student services delivery

This is a panel presentation from three different campuses that will showcase their model for supporting student mental health during these unique times.


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Getting started with the Standard within the COVID-19 context and beyond

MHCC has invested in a Starter Kit to support institutions to align their efforts with the Standard. This session will be useful to those who are considering working with this voluntary standard, with a special focus on the impacts the global pandemic has had on post-secondary institutions.


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Graduate student mental health

This webinar aims to take a meaningful approach to offering guidance on how to support graduate students from all walks of life, whether in need of mental health and addictions supports or not.


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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.


October 19, 2020

Cancelled high school exams won't affect post-secondary admissions, universities say
As several school boards in Ontario decide to scrap exams during the pandemic, universities are reassuring students that the move won’t affect their post-secondary plans.   School boards in Toronto, Peel Region and Durham Region are among those that have announced the cancellation of exams, saying the move is aimed at reducing student stress and...
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October 6, 2020

Ontario Increases Mental Health Funding for Postsecondary Students
The Ontario government is investing $19.25 million into mental health supports for postsecondary students in 2020-21, an increase of $3.25 million over last year. This funding will help students by strengthening community partnerships and increasing the number of mental health workers and programs at colleges, universities and Indigenous Institutes.   Having mental health supports in...
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September 23 @ 11:00 am

Webinar: Toolkit Launch: Promising Practices for Mental Health Initiatives at Alberta Post Secondary Institutions
This interactive webinar will highlight the new Mental Health Promising Practices Toolkit showcasing 11 promising practices from Albertan PSIs. Learn how to best navigate the Toolkit to benefit your students’ mental health and contribute to a comprehensive approach of support for your institution.
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February 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm

CISCM - Communauté de pratique francophone (Hiver 2021)
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