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The Inquiring Mind Winter 2019

The Inquiring Mind workshop increases awareness of mental health, reduces the stigma of mental illnesses, and provides resources to maintain positive mental health and increase resiliency.This program was created by the Mental Health Commission...
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QPR Suicide Prevention Training – Winter 2019

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is a certified suicide prevention program. It supports people in learning to recognize signs of distress and builds awareness of suicide. We want to create a strong campus where people...
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9 ways to deal with an overbearing friend

What to do if a friend becomes too much.
Gut health

Your second brain: How your gut affects your mental health

Scientists are finding that our gut microbiome affects our brain and mental health more than we knew.
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Ask the counsellor: “How do I know if I found the right psychologist for...

A counsellor discusses how to choose the right psychologist for your individual needs.
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Why you probably need more sleep—and how to get it

Sleep deprivation can affect more than just your tiredness; it can have a major impact on your immune system, weight, stress level, and focus.
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How to have the best back-to-school transition

A recent graduate reflects on what transition angst feels like, and our counselor suggests resources and strategies that help.
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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started school after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
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How you can help prevent sexual assault of people with disabilities

Rate this article and enter to winSexual assault can happen to anyone—yet it often is not random. Studies of sexual assault consistently show a higher rate of victimization of people with disabilities compared to...