On Oct. 4, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Building was host to the third annual Students in Mind (SiM) Mental Health Conference. The conference, as student content organizer Quinn Ashkenazy explained, was not only meant to give students tools to maintain their mental health, but also to facilitate […]
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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 […]
I n Winter 2015, the McGill administration announced changes in Student Serves funding, stating that it would cease to supply Student Services with a yearly transfer from McGill’s operating budget. McGill also announced that in the event of further budget cuts by the federal government, the McGill administration would redistribute to […]
Rates of stress, anxiety, and depression among university students have been increasing, as seen in recent studies conducted by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program, prompting the need for increased access to mental health services on campuses. Although financial constraints have put a damper on increasing mental health support, university-offered resources […]
Mental Health Awareness Week, which concluded this past Sunday, provided a week’s worth of lectures and programs designed to spread awareness about mental health options on campus, as well as to help the community at large learn how to support loved ones who suffer with mental illness.
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 […]
Last week, Bell Canada’s “Let’s Talk” initiative announced a $1 million gift for mental health initiatives, to be split evenly between the Universitè de Montrèal (UdèM)and McGill.
Last Tuesday, McGill University announced the creation of the McGill Wellness Portal, a website that will aim to address students’ mental health.
The second annual Students in Mind conference took place on Sunday, Oct. 5, and aimed to address the stigmas and concerns surrounding mental health. Through a series of workshops, panels and speakers, the event, which was attended by around 80 people, aimed to create an environment where mental health could […]