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Students

Feeling stressed? Student supports are available to help

October 25, 2021 — 
How are you doing? That simple question can feel pretty loaded these days. Between the massive changes we’ve undergone as a society in the last 18 months and the uncertainty of what might come next, feeling increased stress and anxiety is a normal response in this anything but normal time.   The good news is that there are ways to cope. 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. Please don’t hesitate to reach out and know there is someone out there who wants to help.

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Student in mask in Campo

Students

Mental Health supports for students – reach out for help now

February 9, 2021 — 
Whether you are looking to add some tools to your coping toolkit or are in need of 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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hockey player chasing down puck

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 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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