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White Paper on Postsecondary Student Mental Health

March 26, 2018

The Coordinating Committee for Vice-President Students (CCVPS) commissioned a White Paper on Campus Mental Health to assist colleges by providing information that supports the development of local approaches to build healthy campuses that are inclusive and foster a sense of belonging.

Not by degrees: Improving student mental health in the UK’s universities

September 12, 2017

Levels of mental illness, mental distress and low wellbeing among students in higher education in the UK are increasing, and are high relative to other sections of the population.

Shared Perspectives

August 8, 2017

This paper looks at challenges and successes in post-secondary student mental health across 4 provinces.

Taking the Next Step Forward Building a Responsive Mental Health and Addictions System for Emerging Adults

July 7, 2017

This report, released by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) considers the current state of Canadian and international policies and programs that support youth with mental health problems and illnesses transitioning into adulthood, argues that our current approaches are substantially limited, and offers a framework for bettering these practices in Canada.

International Student Mental Health

July 7, 2017

This paper describes the mental health status of international students in institutions of higher education, unique challenges these students face and their impact on mental health, and suggestions for ways to address these challenges.

Campus mental health policies across Canadian regions: Need for a national comprehensive strategy

June 29, 2017

With Learning In Mind: Inquiry report on systemic barriers to academic accommodation for post-secondary students with mental health disabilities

June 27, 2017

In 2016, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) wrote to public colleges and universities in Ontario asking them to implement six specific measures to reduce systemic barriers to post-secondary education for students with mental health disabilities.

Campus Suicide Prevention and Intervention: Putting Best Practice Policy into Action

June 21, 2017

Strengthening the Case for Investing in Canada’s Mental Health System: Economic Considerations

June 21, 2017

In 2013, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) The Mental Health Commission of Canada released Making the Case for Investing in Mental Health in Canada, which set out a clear economic argument for investing in the mental health of people in Canada.

Acknowledge the Barriers to Better the Practices: Support for Student Mental Health in Higher Education

May 31, 2017