By Afsah Dawood, March 15 2021—
Here at the University of Calgary, the Campus Mental Health Strategy (CMHS) is responsible for developing and furthering the mental health promotion and prevention agenda through its 28 recommendations divided into six focus areas. … Read the rest
By Troy Hasselman, September 9 2019 —
Suicide and mental health issues are enduring problems at the University of Calgary and campuses across Canada. You’d be hard pressed to find a student that hasn’t been impacted by either in some … Read the rest
By Ashar Memon, March 22 2019 —
A pre-meeting Board of Governors report from student-at-large Frank Finley was on the docket at the March 19 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council.
BOG will be voting on approving the U of … Read the rest
By James Falls, March 13 2019 —
The University of Calgary released an update on its Campus Mental Health Strategy on March 7 at an extravagant event that saw speakers from around campus share their expertise.
Provost and vice-president academic … Read the rest
By Tina Shaygan, April 6 2018 —
Campus Mental Health Strategy Grants are now open to students, staff and faculty members for projects addressing mental health on campus.
According to Andrew Szeto, the director of Campus Mental Health Strategy, the … Read the rest
By Tina Shaygan, October 19 2017 —
Students at the University of Calgary can look forward to a week-long fall reading break starting in 2018, according to Students’ Union vice-president academic Tina Miller.
“We’re working to improve the mental well-being … Read the rest
By Christie Melhorn, October 3 2017 —
Between late nights studying, looming deadlines and everyday life, it’s easy for students to get caught up trying to keep up. The Breathe Easy Meditation club at the University of Calgary wants to … Read the rest
By Scott Strasser, April 13 2017 —
As part of the Campus Mental Health Strategy (CMHS), the University of Calgary will offer grants of up to $10,000 for initiatives related to improving mental health.
Anyone from the U of C … Read the rest
By Tina Shaygan, February 28 2017 —
Mental health on university campuses is a crisis. According to the 2016 National College Health Assessment, 13.1 per cent of the respondents from the University of Calgary reported having seriously considered suicide at … Read the rest