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How first-aid kits for mental health symptoms are helping Canadian university students

In the midst of yet another panic attack, Tina Chan realized she needed better help. Chan was a first-year student at the University of Waterloo, and the transition from high school wasn’t going smoot... read more

Moncton college hands out mental health first aid kits to students

Back to school can be an overwhelming time for students who struggle with anxiety. That’s why Oulton College in Moncton has decided to hand out mental health first aid kits to ... about similar kits b... read more

Mental health help line sees 20 per cent jump in calls this year

Calls for mental health and addiction supports have increased by 20 per cent in over the past year, according to the Canadian Mental ... to meet that need. University of Waterloo students to get menta... read more

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Investing in youth mental health now for a better today and tomorrow

To date, 83,000 Canadian adults who interact with youth have been trained in Mental Health First Aid for youth ... efforts such as The Inquiring Mind (TIM), a program for university and college studen... read more


Crisis on campus: Universities struggle with students in distress

At McGill, the number of students seeking mental-health or counselling services on campus jumped 57 per cent in the last three years. With requests for help ... university is also developing a campus- ... read more

How zealous psychiatrists are diagnosing quirks as mental illnesses

The University of British Columbia researchers deduced that younger students were diagnosed with ... worsen a cruel mental health industry paradox: people desperately needing help wilt unaided while t... read more

Reality seeps in as Pinellas educators learn to spot mental health problems in students

Now, 15 years later, it came up in a role-playing exercise during a youth mental health first aid training session hosted by ... community to be aware of what the signs and symptoms are and to get chi... read more

Businesses turns to mental health first aid training

So far she’s trained more than 700 people across the Maritimes as a the owner of Mental Health First Aid Training ... Early intervention is key, so Eldridge teaches her students how to identify and he... read more

How Canadian universities are responding to the TRC’s Calls to Action

MORE ABOUT EDUCATION: How first-aid kits for mental health symptoms are helping Canadian university students 21 tips every first-year student should know A notorious Canadian party school attempts to ... read more

Depressed on the farm: 'Horrible crop' takes its toll on mental health

A University ... Canadian communities with mental health first aid training at no cost. Similar to traditional first aid in that it is meant to be used in emergencies until appropriate support is foun... read more

Mesa promotes ‘Positive Play’ with program for youth sports

“The presentation has been given to coaches and parents involved with Mesa Parks and Rec as a means to help with their understanding of important health issues,” McLeod said, noting that this year the ... read more

How mental health should be taught in Canadian schools

They’re identifying depressive symptoms ... for school curriculums to touch on mental health, materials and tool kits aren’t streamlined and teachers voluntarily sign up for programs designed to help ... read more



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