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Submitted by livia.negrutu1 on Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:15am

In December 2015, we launched our Campus Mental Health Strategy,
a bold commitment to the mental health and well-being of our university family.
We have been implementing the 28 recommendations in a number of ways. 

  SU Wellness After Hours Care              Read more                              *figures from 2016       

 

Date & Time:
April 27, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For graduate students: The Body Project is an evidence-based program aimed at helping young women feel better about their bodies. The program consists of two 2-hour sessions facilitated by trained peer leaders who are passionate about promoting body positivity

Honouring the Past and Embracing the Future: Mental Health and Indigenous Youth

Date & Time:
May 3, 2017 | 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

This symposium convenes Indigenous professionals, mental health practitioners, social workers, researchers and more as they share their experiences, insights and recommendations on mental health among indigenous youth. Symposium highlights include First Nations high school students speaking about their involvement in the successful HEADSTRONG program, and an Indigenous panel of experts moderated by Dr. David Swann, MLA, engaged in a forward-looking dialogue on how to nurture the mental wellbeing of indigenous youth so they thrive into the future. Participants will benefit through acquiring knowledge on strategies, practical tools, resources, approaches and mind-sets that they can adopt in their roles working with indigenous youth.

This symposium is organized by the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

The Working Mind Employee Workshop

Date & Time:
May 3, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For faculty and staff: The Working Mind is targeted to general workplace audiences. The workshop aims to increase awareness of mental health, reduce the stigma of mental illnesses, and offer resources to maintain positive mental health and increase resiliency.  Equally important goals are to create a supportive environment, strengthen the organizational culture, and contribute to a healthy workplace.

Space is limited, register early.

Date & Time:
May 4, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For graduate students: The Body Project is an evidence-based program aimed at helping young women feel better about their bodies. The program consists of two 2-hour sessions facilitated by trained peer leaders who are passionate about promoting body positivity

The Working Mind Employee Workshop

Date & Time:
May 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For faculty and staff: The Working Mind is targeted to general workplace audiences. The workshop aims to increase awareness of mental health, reduce the stigma of mental illnesses, and offer resources to maintain positive mental health and increase resiliency.  Equally important goals are to create a supportive environment, strengthen the organizational culture, and contribute to a healthy workplace.

Space is limited, register early.

Submitted by livia.negrutu1 on Thu, 01/26/2017 - 3:13pm

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