mental health News Archive
Faculty of Social Work
Social Work welcomes visiting scholars from Taiwan and China
May 10, 2023 —
The Faculty of Social Work would like to invite all to a Lunch ’n’ Learn event with our visiting social work scholars from Taiwan and China. Presentations by: Dr. Hiu Ha Chong, Department of Indigenous Affairs & Development National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan Specializing in Indigenous social work and Indigenous child protection Dr. Zhihong Yue, School of Sociology, Wuhan University, China Specializing in youth mental health
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!
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.
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
New funding bolsters mental health on UM campus
January 19, 2023 —
The University of Manitoba (UM) has received a $100,000 grant from Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund to support mental health initiatives on its campuses. UM is one of 10 universities in Canada to receive such funding and it will go towards establishing a new Student Wellness Centre (SWC).
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
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.
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.
Checking-in on your mental health
March 15, 2022 —
It is important to check in with ourselves and with those around us in regard to mental health.
Students rank UM among top Canadian universities in Maclean’s survey
March 11, 2022 —
'We continue to make strides in our commitment to foster a safe, equitable and supportive learning environment for all students, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or physical ability'