«Mental Health» column

How the Arts Help Emotional Expression and Mental Health in Youth

November 7th, 2023; By Sarah Leung

Engaging in the arts can help youth express and navigate their emotions, as well as help with their mental health. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, 70 per […]

The Importance of Utilizing Mental Health Services on Campus: Post-Secondary and the Archetype of the Depressed College Student

October 24th, 2023; By Elora Pharai

As the leaves begin to wilt into shades of amber and brown, we’ve found ourselves at the start of another school year. For some of us, this will be a […]

A Closer Look at a Career as a Mental Health Counsellor

September 25th, 2018; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

Mental health issues are prevalent in Canada but are sadly overlooked. According to the latest findings by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), 53% of Canadians consider mental conditions such […]

The Holidays and Your Health

November 20th, 2017; By Stephanie Hughes

You might see people zipping from store to store either trying to get that Black Friday deal and land that new tech toy that’s unaffordable otherwise or trying to get […]

Social Anxiety

August 24th, 2017; By Maria Cruz

Knowing whether or not you have social anxiety can be difficult. There are varying degrees of anxiety and if you don’t talk about it then it’s hard to pinpoint which […]

Improvisation as Therapy

August 22nd, 2017; By Anthony Teles

Mental illness targets everybody in its own unique way, and we each have our tailor-made tale to share. My depression and anxiety reached their apex in 2011. One of the […]

I Feel Sad; how can I feel better?

May 31st, 2017; By Laura Sciarpelletti

There are so many different angles to feeling sad. Whether it’s weather related, family or friend issue related or maybe medical…feeling sad is normal. The way you deal with it, […]