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Students struggle to access counselling

A UW student was denied an immediate appointment with Counselling Services during Thrive Week because they weren’t booking for mental health issues at the time. Priya...

What’s thriving in 2019?

For many people, ‘thriving’ means doing well in every aspect of life. This is increasingly the case when society puts so much weight on a...

Talking mental health

The Student Mental Heath Forum, part of Thrive Week 2019, offered insight into the shortcomings of mental health initiatives on the UW campus. The Committee...

Decreased counselling to come

Counselling services recently started following a guideline that only allows for a maximum of six sessions per student, down from the previous 10 .  The...

Doing the (mental health) work

Our society has come to accept the notion that “it’s okay to not be okay”. We can agree that mental health is important and struggling...

UW Counselling Services cut appointment availability

Counselling Services has started following a guideline of allowing only six sessions per individual, down from ten. Dr. Walter Mittelstaedt, Director of Campus Wellness, said...

KW raises mental health awareness

Almost 50 positive messages were tied on to the Waterloo Park bridge, this Saturday Oct. 5, in the hopes of raising awareness about mental...

Virtual assistants solve real mental health problems

Recent advancements in the field of computer science have produced virtual assistants (VAs) capable of aiding those who suffer from mental illness in a...

Mastering your superpowers

What would you do if you had a hidden superpower? Rick Green, a comedian, writer, and co-creator of The Red Green Show, told Imprint that...

Third psychologist quits from Counselling Services Finding the root cause of...

Another psychologist has quit from health services this month. Reddit user “Anon62082” posted on reddit saying “Third psychologist quits Counselling Services.” The user claims...