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Good mental health a prerequisite for good athletic performance

There is growing evidence that good mental health correlates with good athletic performance and that mental health disorders in athletes are more common than...

UW students develop mental health tracker

With reports of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on mental health, the need for mental health resources is being advocated for on a large scale....

Face coverings can increase distress experienced by people with social anxiety,...

Findings from University of Waterloo researchers suggest that mask-wearing, a protective measure against disease transmission, can increase distress experienced by individuals with social anxiety.  “I...

UW to receive part of Ontario’s $2 million funding for mental...

On May 28, the Ontario government announced that it will provide $2.39 million to students in post-secondary institutions to build on and ameliorate mental...

Are conservative parents a threat to our mental growth?

As students, we know that strict parents are hardly uncommon. Unlike the lucky ones, we had curfews and rules, and some of us were...

Mental health program launching in Waterloo region

On May 21, Explore Waterloo Region and the Region of Waterloo announced that they are launching a mental health and well-being pilot program for...

Projections of the pandemic’s impact on mental health in the Waterloo...

18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has reported a 44 per cent increase in the number of people...

UW students investigate how COVID-19 impacts nurses’ mental health

As the pandemic continues to affect everyone’s lives, it is evident that the lives of frontline healthcare workers such as nurses, doctors and first...

Mental Health of Those 18-24 Most Affected by COVID-19, Study Finds

The challenges presented by the pandemic have caused a decline in mental health for the general population starting in March 2020. A recent study...

Community through Crying—Waterworks

When Queenie Wu and Leslie Xin started having weekly calls to catch up and make art during the pandemic, they were not planning to...