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Empathic Strain

June 22, 2022

This information sheet provides complementary information to the Campus Mental Health Works Empathic Strain session.

Building Intentional Partnerships

June 20, 2022

Fruitful partnerships are built through continued interactions between partners. In these interactions, partners have the opportunity to learn about one another, build trust and respect, and identify each other’s skill sets.

Anger and Mental Health

May 25, 2022

This infosheet outlines the characteristics of anger, how we evolved to experience anger, how to express our anger, ways that we can transform our relationship to our own anger, ways that we can support someone with their anger, and more.

Food Insecurity and Mental Health

April 5, 2022

With a third to one half of students being classified as food insecure globally, this info sheet outlines some of the impacts of food insecurity on mental health, as well as some examples of food security programs that have been developed on campuses across the country.

Addressing the impact of culture on mental health

March 28, 2022

As student populations on Ontario campuses become more diverse, approaches to supporting student mental health must be flexible and rooted in an understanding of how systems of oppression impact and intersect within diverse campus communities.

Critical Self Reflection in Action

March 24, 2022

Critical reflection involves the identification of deep-seated assumptions, but with the primary purpose of bringing about some improvements in professional practice.

The Winter Blues Infosheet

A.K.A. Seasonal Affective Disorder

January 13, 2022

This info sheet defines the winter blues, and seasonal affective disorder, as well as highlighting what causes it, who it affects, what the symptoms are, and how to manage it in one's own life.

Anxiety & Panic Attacks

November 18, 2021

This info sheet identifies the signs of a panic attack, and provides tips on how to manage them, as well as how to support when witnessing a panic attack in someone else.

Test & Exam Anxiety

A guide for teachers to support students

August 16, 2021

This info sheet explores the underpinnings and common signs of test & exam anxiety as well as some strategies to support students who may be experiencing it.

Impostor Phenomenon

A symptom of systemic inequity

July 15, 2021

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.