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UM student-athlete creates platform to promote positive mental health

January 25, 2021 — 
Émilie Massé, a Faculty of Architecture student and Bisons women’s hockey athlete, recently launched Fivefiftyfive, a clothing brand intended to advocate for changing the narrative around mental health

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Bell let's talk toque

Now more than ever, let’s talk

January 19, 2021 — 
This year, the University of Manitoba will once again be one of over 200 post-secondary institutions across Canada to join the world’s largest mental health conversation with Bell Let’s Talk

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Faculty of Social Work

Study looking at consequences of COVID-19 on 2SGBQM men in Manitoba

October 27, 2020 — 
One of the teams receiving funding is led by Dr. Rusty Souleymanov in the Faculty of Social Work, which will be receiving $175,000 to study mental health and substance use impacts of COVID-19 on sexual and gender minority men in Manitoba

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Majority of Canadians experiencing COVID-19-related stress, ‘mental health wave’ predicted: UM study’s early findings

June 1, 2020 — 
Researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are leading a study to learn more about what factors may predict or prevent stress during and following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Navigating the ‘new normal’ post COVID-19 lockdown

May 8, 2020 — 
As the province starts to ease restrictions on public life, Manitobans who have been spending a lot of time at home physical distancing or isolating may be experiencing feelings of anxiety related to COVID-19 at the prospect of going out into the public

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students on the quad at the U of M with Pembina Hall residence behind

Students seem to be weathering mental health challenges during COVID-19

March 20, 2020 — 
Student Counselling Centre offers some tips to help keep it that way

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The main floor of UMSU University Centre filled with students

Mental health and wellness resources for students

January 15, 2020 — 
Information on a range of resources available

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Desautels Faculty of Music

Bringing down barricades

September 5, 2019 — 
Desautels Faculty of Music professors and alumni shine a light on mental health issues

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Students

Campus mental health five year report

May 13, 2019 — 
Five years ago, the U of M adopted a mental health strategy, Success Through Wellness, with the aim of addressing and improving mental health for the entire university community

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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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