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College Student Alliance’s Mental Health Awareness Campaign

February 18, 2014

This year, the CSA is launching The Yellow Umbrella Project, our mental health awareness campaign. Our goal is to stop the stigma against mental health, and raise awareness for the mental health issues within post-secondary education. The campaign came about during the summer of 2012, and launched for the first time January 21st 2013 as #Blue...

McMaster student gets people talking about mental health

February 18, 2014

Armed with some acrylic paints and a blank canvas, she wandered the McMaster Campus Tuesday, inviting students to leave a thumb print if they had suffered or knew someone dealing with a mental illness. The result after 3 and a half hours was a full canvas. Cassie estimates over 200-people contributed to the artwork. And...

Royal Ottawa launches mental health app for students

February 18, 2014

The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre launched a new wellness app on Jan. 30 designed to combat the stresses that can lead to poor mental health. The Healthy Minds app was funded by Do It for Daron, tested by students, and will be introduced to post-secondary campuses across Canada through the Royal’s partners. To learn...
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