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Three happy students jump in the air and are captured by the camera mid-jump. They are on a concrete sidewalk cleared of snow and bare trees are in the background.

Students

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.

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A student walks alone on campus during the winter, heading towards a white brick building.

Students

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

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Representatives from UM and Bell Let's Talk hold a large cheque for $100,000

Students

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).

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Students

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

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Students

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.

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The Feminist Legal Forum, the Robson Hall Mental Health Group, the Manitoba Bar Association and the Robson Hall Movember Fundraising Team hosted a panel discussion for law students on Men's Mental Health in the Legal Profession.

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.

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Human Resources

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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Two people walk outside UMSU University Centre in winter 2022 on Fort Garry campus. // Photo by Jack Rach

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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