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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.

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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'

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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

Give yourself a break this Reading Week

February 14, 2022 — 
Use your well-deserved break to focus on ways to practice self-care, have fun and get what you need out of Reading Week

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Students

UM’s Student Counselling Centre encourages students to reach out for support

February 7, 2022 — 
The Student Counselling Centre (SCC) encourages you to be kind to yourself if you’re having difficulty and to reach out to someone for support

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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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Helping others helps us too, this Bell Let’s Talk day

January 26, 2022 — 
The conversation around mental health will take centre stage during the 12th annual Bell Let’s Talk campaign Jan. 26. This occurs at a time when many are feeling heightened stress of yet another surge in COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant, a return to remote working/learning, and on top of it a bout of especially cold and snowy winter weather.   

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Students

Feeling stressed? Student supports are available to help

January 14, 2022 — 
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

Get the kind of support you need: Mental health resources for students

November 29, 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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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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