MH101: Recognize and Responding to Students in Distress
In any given year 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental illness, and according to Statistics Canada youth aged 15-24 are the most likely group to suffer the effects of a mental illness, substance dependency and suicide. Considering most university students are within this age group it is essential that those working on university campuses are provided the necessary knowledge and resources to recognize and respond to students in distress. MH101 is a short yet informative presentation developed for university faculty and staff to increase awareness and understanding of mental illness and mental health problems, thus increase your confidence in supporting students. MH101 will be delivered jointly by Joanne Mills, a Psychologist with Student Health & Wellness and Deborah Phillips, the Coordinator of the Staying Connected Mental health project.
Joanne Mills, a Psychologist with Student Health & Wellness
Deborah Phillips, the Coordinator of the Staying Connected Mental health project
Killam Library, Room B400