Over the past five years, the McGill Mental Health Services (MMHS) has seen a 35 per cent increase in students seeking help. According to McGill’s Mental Health Education Coordinator Emily Yung, one in 11 McGill students in the past academic year are reported to have used MMHS services. The Wellness […]
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Disclaimer: The recommendations made and experiences described in this article are personal to my time with depression and instability. It is not a universal view on what all depression looks like, or how depression should be treated. Suddenly, my energy to keep talking disappeared. I left lunch with my two roommates […]
Every year, one in 10 McGill students will visit McGill’s Mental Health Service (MMHS). While this means the majority of students may never set foot in the quiet offices of the Brown Building’s fifth floor, MMHS actually ends up playing a role more crucial than ever for many individuals. Mental […]
Falling leaves and changing colours illustrate the transition into autumn. They also mark the beginning of midterm season. Stress levels in McGill students tend to skyrocket during this time. In order to combat this, McGill Mental Health Services (MMHS) has implemented a number of initiatives to aid students in coping […]
A free, on-campus peer counselling service for McGill students is set to launch Dec. 14. Named the Peer Support Network (PSN), the student-run initiative will host drop-in sessions with volunteers who are trained to handle issues such as mental health, academic stress, and social pressures. The PSN began when Emily […]