health and wellness News Archive
Study smart and prioritize self-care
April 3, 2023 —
It’s almost time for the end of term and final exams. Whether it’s your first time or you’ve written many exams, everyone can use new strategies for studying and self-care.
Become a peer health educator with Healthy U: volunteer applications now open
March 17, 2023 —
Healthy U is recruiting volunteers! Apply by March 31.
Get to know UM’s Student Support services
March 13, 2023 —
Being in university is a time of new beginnings, challenging experiences and life-changing events. Explore the student support systems in place to help: Health and Wellness and University Health Service.
Winter Term break is here!
February 16, 2023 —
Winter Term break is a great time to catch up on your studies while practicing self-care and getting what your mind and body need. Here are some activity ideas to help you rest, recharge and have some fun!
Finding new and creative ways to build community wellness
February 8, 2023 —
Application deadline extended to Mar. 7
Take time for a mid-winter wellness check-in
February 6, 2023 —
The responsibilities that come with being a student on top of each individual’s circumstances can take a toll. While it’s easy to get caught up in busy schedules and numerous commitments, your physical and mental wellness matter above all else. It’s important to check in with yourself and listen to what your body needs.
Explore Canada’s New Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines
February 6, 2023 —
For the first time since 2011, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction has updated Canada’s low-risk alcohol drinking guidelines. As we know, consuming alcohol comes with health risks and can affect our functioning and overall well-being. What we may not know, is what amount of alcohol starts to increase our risk. If you choose to drink, it can be helpful to be aware of strategies you can use to lower your risk.
This year, ditch the pressure of perfection and join the Real Me Resolutions campaign
January 9, 2023 —
It’s that time again—the start of a new year and with it, a flood of advertisements and messaging around “health” in the form of the familiar January refrain that we aren’t enough.
Make the most of your holiday break
December 8, 2022 —
The holiday break can be a wonderful time to relax but it can also be a recipe for stress. Get what you need most this holiday season by keeping these stress-busting tips in mind.
This Fall Term break build healthy habits to help support mental health and well-being
November 4, 2022 —
As you head into a well-deserved Fall Term break, be reminded of the many resources, programs, services and supports that are available to support your mental health, well-being and your academic success.