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Robson Let's Talk Day responses were honest but encouraging about facing the challenges of law school.

Faculty of Law

Students Reflect on Preparing for Law School

February 1, 2019 — 
For Bell Let’s Talk Day, law students of the Robson Mental Health Group invited their peers to consider the question, “Looking back now, what would you tell yourself prior to entering law school?” The anonymous answers were posted on a white board in the Faculty’s main hallway, and sparked a lot of conversations, said Bethany Hutlet (3L), one of the organizers. “It was meant to be an honest discussion,” she said, “so I was pleased people were frank.”


Suzi Friesen, director of programming for Project 11, leads a class in mindfulness meditation.


Trailblazer Talks: Keeping kids off thin ice

January 29, 2019 — 
Former Bison Hockey captain Dwayne Green [BEd/00] on Project 11 and filling a gap in youth mental health education

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Bell Let’s Talk: A conversation worth having

January 25, 2019 — 
Jan. 30 is Bell Let’s Talk Day; see what’s happening across campus

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Robson Hall's Mental Health student group is hosting an awareness-raising event for Bell Let's Talk Day.

Faculty of Law

Law Students Looking Out for Mental Health on Bell Let’s Talk Day

January 25, 2019 — 
As part of the 2019 Bell Let’s Talk campaign, Robson Hall’s Mental Health Group is taking action to make sure the University of Manitoba’s Law student body stays healthy

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Bisons support Bell Let’s Talk campaign

January 22, 2019 — 
Cheer on the Bison men’s hockey and men's volleyball teams as they host a Mental Health Awareness & Suicide Prevention evening in support of Bell Let’s Talk on Friday, Jan. 25

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Therapist counsels man. // Photo from Pixabay.

The Conversation: The surprising secret to successful psychotherapy

October 19, 2018 — 
'Understanding how clients make therapy work requires a drastic overhaul of the assumption that they passively respond to the ministrations of guru-like therapists'

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Why parents should never spank children

October 30, 2017 — 
The research clearly shows that spanking is related to an increased likelihood of many poor health, social and developmental outcomes

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Bisons team up with Bell Let’s Talk

January 16, 2017 — 
Student-athletes help lead the campus conversation on mental health

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A 2011 literature review commissioned by the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services found that while the number of university students living with mental illnesses continues to grow, more students are starting to come forward to seek help. // Photo from iStock

Mental health first aid training sessions set for December

November 21, 2016 — 
The Student Counselling Centre is inviting interested University of Manitoba staff to register and participate in the next Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training sessions


Spotlighting mental health

September 29, 2016 — 
On Oct. 3-7, the University of Manitoba is highlighting on-campus support networks for students for Mental Health Awareness Week


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