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WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

June 20, 2018

Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.

New student support program for mental health to be launched online

May 15, 2018

The two-year pilot program to increase mental health service accessibility will be launched in August 2018

Les universitaires et l’anxiété

May 5, 2018

Pour la plupart d’entre nous, apprendre que nous avons une malformation du cerveau serait une très mauvaise nouvelle. Pour Nicole Wilson, c’était la pièce manquante du puzzle de sa vie qui, enfin, expliquait tout.

Academic anxiety

May 5, 2018

Most people would not welcome a diagnosis of a brain malformation requiring surgery. But for Nicole Wilson, it was the missing piece of a puzzle that finally clicked into place with a snug and satisfying fit.

Laurier pilots digital therapy app to help students with mental health issues

May 4, 2018

Wilfrid Laurier University is working on a pilot project with a private company to offer students digital therapy to help with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.

ON CAMPUS: College introduces new program

April 27, 2018

Loyalist College’s new two-year Ontario College Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA/PTA) diploma program is designed to prepare students for a rewarding career helping people of all ages and abilities improve their quality of life.

« Nous sommes une génération analphabète sur le plan émotif » : le mal-être ravage les campus

April 26, 2018

À l'Université McGill, les demandes aux services d'aide psychologique ont littéralement explosé. Un étudiant sur trois déclare que le stress, l'anxiété ou la dépression interfère avec ses études. Des jeunes au bord de la crise de nerfs? L'épidémie de mal-être touche non seulement cette institution montréalaise, mais toutes les universités canadiennes.

Harm reduction policies gain favour on campuses

April 25, 2018

Shifting attitudes around drug use are changing the way universities address the opioid crisis.

Mental illness on campus really is 'a thing'

April 19, 2018

Most mental illnesses begin before or during young adulthood, and a quarter of young Canadians have both a mood or anxiety disorder and a substance-abuse problem.

Ontario Takes Next Step Toward French-Language Postsecondary Education

April 9, 2018

Ontario is moving forward with postsecondary education for thousands of French-speaking students by creating a new stand-alone French-language university, l'Université de l'Ontario français. This historic addition to Ontario's postsecondary sector will offer a range of university degrees and education, entirely in French.
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