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Let’s Talk About It… mental health event at Brock tonight Oct. 27

Let’s Talk About It… mental health event at Brock tonight Oct. 27

Several on-campus and community groups are co-hosting an event tonight for the Brock community to speak out about mental health issues in society. “Let’s Talk About It… Speak Out” is panel discussion about young people, mental illness and their first steps to recovery. It starts at 7 p.m. in Pond Inlet and will feature three Brock students and one parent sharing their experiences with mental health issues and illness.

Researchers receive internal grants

Researchers receive internal grants

Recreation and Leisure Studies professor Colleen Hood is researching — and implementing — best practices in therapeutic recreation for people with psychiatric illness.

Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence Award lecture March 31

Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence Award lecture March 31

Prof. John Hay, from the Department of Health Sciences, will be delivering the Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence Award lecture March 31.

Health sciences initiative helps Brock students Cope Care Connect

Health sciences initiative helps Brock students Cope Care Connect

The numbers are startling. A survey of 1343 Brock students found that about 60 per cent of them felt overwhelmed when they started this term. First year or fourth year, there was little difference in the numbers.

Break the Ice hockey game moves to March 26

Break the Ice hockey game moves to March 26

Brock professors and graduate students will face off against undergrads at the Break the Ice charity hockey game on March 26 at 7 p.m.

Bell Let’s Talk supports mental health initiatives at Brock University

Bell Let’s Talk supports mental health initiatives at Brock University

Earlier this week, Brock University received a $25,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund to support an online mental health training module for students at the University. The online module will help to educate students about mental health issues, how to identify and address the early signs, and what services are available. The initiative will also help to reduce the stigma attached to mental health issues by engaging students and highlighting peer experiences.

First fall reading week starts Tuesday

First fall reading week starts Tuesday

Students won’t have to hustle to return to school next week after enjoying Thanksgiving weekend with their families.

“Let’s talk about it…” Mental health awareness week at Brock

“Let’s talk about it…” Mental health awareness week at Brock

Brock is hosting a mental health awareness week for students this week. The week’s worth of events will feature displays and activities across campus that talk to and get students talking about recognizing the signs of mental health problems and where to get help for themselves and friends.

Ontario to fund Brock University/Niagara College mental health site for students

Ontario to fund Brock University/Niagara College mental health site for students

Niagara post-secondary students dealing with stress and other mental health issues will get access to 24-hour support thanks to a new online portal and other services supported by the Government of Ontario.

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