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COVID-19 Financial Assistance

March 12, 2021

The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH) has put together some information around financial assistance that may be helpful for students, staff and recent graduates during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Burnout Recovery: 3 Solution-Focused Steps

A quick guide to help you on your journey

March 5, 2021

Grade 12 to Post-secondary: Transitions during COVID-19

October 15, 2020

Loss and Grief During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 30, 2020

The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH) has put together some information that may be helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Caring for young caregivers

April 1, 2020

Young caregivers are especially vulnerable to social isolation, mental health challenges and lower educational attainment. For the estimated 47% of young carers who attend classes, chronic lateness, absenteeism, insufficient time for assignments, anxiety and problems focusing can make balancing schoolwork and caregiving a challenge.

Gambling and Gaming on Campus - A hidden problem?

April 1, 2020

Technological advances have increased the accessibility of gambling beyond traditional land-based activities (e.g. casinos), allowing individuals to gamble from the comfort of their computer or smartphone, any time they feel like it. These advances have also blurred the line between gambling and gaming, with many traditional smartphone or computer-based games now including gambling elements (e.g. loot-boxes).

Striking a balance: Tips and tricks for effective youth engagement

April 1, 2020

Many campuses have innovative mental health services and programs in place for their students, but sometimes struggle with student engagement. Some challenges involve building awareness of these services and ensuring that they meet evolving student needs. 

Embedding wellness in post-secondary learning and experience: For-credit wellness courses

April 1, 2020

Embedding topics of mental health, wellbeing, and identity into the core curricula of post-secondary institutions helps generate a campus-wide culture of wellbeing, and sets students up proactively for success.

A Health Promoting Campus: What is your role?

April 1, 2020

The Okanagan Charter provides higher education with a common language, principles, and framework to put campuses at the forefront of this movement.

Wellbeing and the Online Environment

March 23, 2020

The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH) has put together some information that may be helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic.