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Faculty of Law

“You are more than your grades”

March 8, 2019 — 
One of the most important lessons of the year for law students came from prominent Ontario lawyer Orlando Da Silva, who visited Robson Hall on March 1st, 2019. Having struggled with depression from a very young age, Da Silva, a former President of the Ontario Bar Association currently working at the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario, has been on a cross-Canada tour to talk to law students about the importance of talking about – and fighting the stigma of mental health.

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Robson Let's Talk Day responses were honest but encouraging about facing the challenges of law school.

Faculty of Law

Students Reflect on Preparing for Law School

February 1, 2019 — 
For Bell Let’s Talk Day, law students of the Robson Mental Health Group invited their peers to consider the question, “Looking back now, what would you tell yourself prior to entering law school?” The anonymous answers were posted on a white board in the Faculty’s main hallway, and sparked a lot of conversations, said Bethany Hutlet (3L), one of the organizers. “It was meant to be an honest discussion,” she said, “so I was pleased people were frank.”

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Suzi Friesen, director of programming for Project 11, leads a class in mindfulness meditation.

Alumni

Trailblazer Talks: Keeping kids off thin ice

January 29, 2019 — 
Former Bison Hockey captain Dwayne Green [BEd/00] on Project 11 and filling a gap in youth mental health education

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Mental health and wellness resources for students

January 25, 2019 — 
Information on a range of resources available

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Bell Let’s Talk: A conversation worth having

January 25, 2019 — 
Jan. 30 is Bell Let’s Talk Day; see what’s happening across campus

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Robson Hall's Mental Health student group is hosting an awareness-raising event for Bell Let's Talk Day.

Faculty of Law

Law Students Looking Out for Mental Health on Bell Let’s Talk Day

January 25, 2019 — 
As part of the 2019 Bell Let’s Talk campaign, Robson Hall’s Mental Health Group is taking action to make sure the University of Manitoba’s Law student body stays healthy

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Bisons support Bell Let’s Talk campaign

January 22, 2019 — 
Cheer on the Bison men’s hockey and men's volleyball teams as they host a Mental Health Awareness & Suicide Prevention evening in support of Bell Let’s Talk on Friday, Jan. 25

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Therapist counsels man. // Photo from Pixabay.

The Conversation: The surprising secret to successful psychotherapy

October 19, 2018 — 
'Understanding how clients make therapy work requires a drastic overhaul of the assumption that they passively respond to the ministrations of guru-like therapists'

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Why parents should never spank children

October 30, 2017 — 
The research clearly shows that spanking is related to an increased likelihood of many poor health, social and developmental outcomes

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Bisons team up with Bell Let’s Talk

January 16, 2017 — 
Student-athletes help lead the campus conversation on mental health

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