Inside the mental health shadow pandemic
Airdate : January 19, 2022 at 1:00 pm EST
Mental health is on everyone’s list these days, with not only historic government investment but also record public engagement in addressing stigma, speaking openly about well-being, and seeking support when needed. But if we’ve seen some success in raising awareness and addressing the stigma around mental health, the urgency to do more is still present.
Record numbers of medical professionals are experiencing burnout; Canadians, especially young people, are feeling isolated and alone; and many Indigenous Canadians have been reminded of colonial trauma. How has the past year changed what wellness means?
For postsecondary administrators and educators, a year and a half after the world’s first national standard on mental health and well-being for post-secondary students, what does mental health on campus look like?
The October 2020 Mental Health Commission of Canada and CSA Group national standard provides a consistent, evidence-based framework schools can use to enhance existing mental health strategies or develop new ones.
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