“We are strengthening programs and supports to assist undergraduate and graduate students build resilience and healthy coping strategies, thereby fostering personal and academic success”
The University of Victoria is launching a comprehensive strategy to support and care for the mental health and well-being of students facing the challenges and stress of university life.
UVic’s new Student Mental Health Strategy goes beyond traditional counseling and health services support by providing campus-wide resources and training to identify students at risk and respond with appropriate actions and tools.
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Despite the global recession, homelessness in cities around the world is falling. Can a controversial strategy to give homeless people a roof first – that is, before addressing drug abuse or mental health – take the credit?
At a soup kitchen in Detroit, a former crack addict in a wheelchair is explaining how he lost his legs. “They were amputated in 2000 because I had frostbite from sleeping on the streets,” says Clayton, 54. Fourteen years on from becoming a double amputee, Clayton is still homeless in his home town, but he’s been off drugs for more than a decade, and remains remarkably sanguine about his plight. Read the rest of this story at The Guardian…