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Post-Secondary Recovery College Toolkit

by Ontario Shores

October 24, 2023

IPEC: Indigenous Action Plan

May 16, 2023

This slide deck outlines the Indigenous Action Plan developed by the Indigenous Peoples Education Circle (IPEC). The deck highlights the experience of Indigenous learners, their vision for improving student outcomes, as well as the steps they will take and strategies they will use to achieve their goals.

Motivational Interviewing in the Campus Context

June 30, 2023 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM EST

In this webinar, we are joined by April Trewhitt of CMHA Toronto to talk to us about motivational interviewing, a person-centered counselling method that involves enhancing a patient’s motivation to change. We will review the basic principles of motivational interviewing and discuss why motivational interviewing is an ideal methodology to use with students. The session will be followed by a question and answer period.

The Campus Mental Health Action Tracker

May 26, 2023 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM EST

In this webinar, we are joined by representatives of the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation to discuss the Campus Mental Health Action Tracker. This new tool helps mental health professionals and other campus stakeholders track their journey toward improved student mental health and alignment with the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. Come learn about the Standard, how to use the Tracker, the benefits of using it, and how it came to be. The session will be followed by a question-and-answer period.

Early Psychosis Intervention

February 7, 2023 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM EST

In this webinar, we invite Leanne Needham and Josette Morin of the Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network (EPION) to talk to us about psychosis in the post-secondary context. Come learn about psychosis signs and symptoms, interventions, recovery, interactions with cannabis, and the resources available to students. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period.

The New Abnormal: Student Mental Health Two Years Into COVID-19

December 2, 2022

This paper is a summary of public opinion research that surveyed post-secondary students across Canada from May 13 to May 27th, 2022. The results are meant to capture a snapshot of the student experience two years into the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care

November 16, 2022

The purpose of the document is to offer best practices, implementation strategies, and practical guidance for those working with children and youth on their mental health and substance use.

The Campus Peer Support Pilot Project

December 13, 2022 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM EST

In this webinar we invite Bonnie Lipton-Bos from CMHA National to talk to us about the Campus Peer Support pilot project. This national project works closely with post-secondary institutions to train and empower students with lived and living experience of mental health or substance use to support their fellow students, in partnership with local CMHA offices. She will be joined by two post-secondary sites who will talk about their experience with the project. Come hear about how peer support values are in action on campus, what makes the collaboration work, program impact and successes to date.

ACHA-National College Health Assessment (NCHA) 2019 Data

October 13, 2022

Supporting Graduate Student Mental Health

September 7, 2022

This factsheet was prepared by the Ontario Graduate Caucus (OGC) of the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario, who engaged in a two-year research project to identify and document the mental health experiences of graduate students in Ontario universities. The factsheet outlines the primary survey results as well as the recommendations for graduate student mental health resources on campus.