Graduate Student Mental Health Toolkit

A guide to supporting graduate students' mental health

In this Toolkit

About This Guide

The graduate student mental health toolkit is a guide to supporting students prepared by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH).

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Background

Discussion of post-secondary mental health often focuses on undergraduates and overlooks graduate students.

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How do graduate students differ from undergraduate students?

Demographics: Age, Debt, Finances, Marital Status and Citizenship

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Unique factors affecting mental health

Researchers found that worries about the competitive academic job market, poor career prospects, lack of control...

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Recommendations for policy/program considerations

Suggestions from the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario[1] and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

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COVID-19 considerations

Creating campuses that are equitable and inclusive requires a closer look at the underlying policies.

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Appendix A: Additional Resources
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