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Action Needed on Psychiatric Wait Times Say Psychiatrists

June 17, 2014

The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) is disappointed that the Wait Time Alliance Report released today highlights that, for the sixth consecutive year, no progress has been made in publicly releasing...

ACCESS Canada: The Douglas Institute at the heart of the future in youth care

June 17, 2014

Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill University announced that Dr. Ashok Malla and his team will be leading the ACCESS Canada project, a major Canada-wide, five year and $ 25 M initiative jointly funded by the...

ACCESS Canada: The Douglas Institute at the heart of the future in youth care

June 17, 2014

Officially launched on Friday in Montreal, the ACCESS Canada project consists of a Canada-wide research network within the recently launched TRAM – Transformational Research in Adolescent Mental Health. Its goal is to...

SOUND OFF: A Youth-led Initiative

May 23, 2014

TORONTO (January 29, 2014) Young people in Ontario now have a new way to voice their concerns and change the way mental health issues are dealt with in their communities....

Call for Proposals: Universal Design in Post-Secondary Teaching

April 25, 2014

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is now seeking proposals for “Universal Design in Post-Secondary Teaching:  Reality or Utopia?”— A Symposium for Educators. This event will be held on November...

Helping Students Start Innovative Companies

April 24, 2014

Ontario is launching five programs to help young people start companies and create jobs. Part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, these programs will provide young entrepreneurs with business skills, capital...

Canadian PSE students face overwhelming levels of stress

April 24, 2014

Canadian PSE students are lonely, stressed, and overwhelmed, according to results released by the National College Health Assessment. More than 89% of students surveyed reported feeling “overwhelmed” by their responsibilities,...

University of Alberta students advocate for mental health

April 14, 2014

University of Alberta students advocate for mental health Here is the magazine:

NOSM Responds to High Suicide Rates in the North

April 4, 2014

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has incorporated suicide awareness training into NOSM’s MD curriculum in an effort to respond to the high rates of suicide in the region....

New Wellness Centre highlights Laurier’s commitment to providing high-quality mental and physical care

April 2, 2014

WATERLOO – In an effort to enhance support for students’ physical, emotional and mental health, Wilfrid Laurier University will be combining its existing Counselling Services and Health Services offices into...
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