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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study evaluates Living with Hope class for those who have attempted suicide 

January 25, 2023 — 
A research team at UM is conducting the first study in Canada to assess whether participating in a novel 12-week “psychoeducational skills class” helps to reduce suicidal thoughts and behaviours in adults who have made a recent suicide attempt.

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Students

Feeling stressed? Student supports are available to help

January 23, 2023 — 
Whether you are looking to add some tools to your self-care toolkit or need immediate help, we want you to know that there is support for you, right at this moment, regardless of your level of need

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Students

Let’s Talk about mental health and end the stigmatizing of mental illnesses

January 16, 2023 — 
January 25 is Bell Let’s Talk Day; check out how UM is joining the conversation

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM faculty to lead $450K child mental health research project

November 30, 2022 — 
The Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) announced an innovative new interdisciplinary program for mental health research for children and youth Nov. 23.

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The Feminist Legal Forum, the Robson Hall Mental Health Group, the Manitoba Bar Association and the Robson Hall Movember Fundraising Team hosted a panel discussion for law students on Men's Mental Health in the Legal Profession.

Faculty of Law

Men’s Mental Health in the Legal Profession

November 25, 2022 — 
In the finale of Die Hard, Bruce Willis’ character, John McLane, is in utter shambles. His face is bruised, his body is broken, and he is hardly able to walk. Often, whether due to shame or a lack of knowledge, men will find themselves in similar disarray before seeking out mental health support. As our panelists for the Men’s Mental Health in the Legal Profession categorically stated, men should not wait until their well-being is similarly tattered before reaching out for help.

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Students

Customize your care: Explore UM’s self-help and group support options

February 28, 2022 — 
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to mental health care. Although directly connecting with a mental health professional on a one-on-one basis is helpful, it isn’t your only option

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Students

14 ways to combat stress during tough times

February 7, 2022 — 
When there is a lot of uncertainty in your world, and the stressors are compounding, self care can sometimes feel like one more impossible thing - yet, even small ways of caring for yourself can make a big difference

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Indigenous Scholar Dr. Michael Yellow Bird

Faculty of Social Work

Winnipeg Free Press: Social work dean promotes technique for positive impact, both individually and collectively

January 17, 2022 — 
Michael Yellow Bird, dean of the faculty of social work at the University of Manitoba, has worked extensively in mindfulness, introducing it to Indigenous programs and teaching it to Indigenous communities and organizations

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