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Friday, July 21, 2017

President's Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health supporting panel members selected

The members of the President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH) have reviewed the many applications and selected supporting panel members for the five topic panels: Student Experience, Student Services, Community Partners, Academic, Mental Health Experts. The large number of applicants from across our University of Waterloo community affirms the passion and awareness for developing and enhancing mental health and wellness services and systems on campus. Thank you!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lab closure July 24-28

The Health Services Laboratory will be closed July 24, 2017 to July 28, 2017. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Other labs near campus include:

Monday, July 10, 2017

Call for female undergraduate students for women's health focus groups

Parent Action on Drugs (PAD), a youth health promotion organization, in partnership with University of Waterloo, Health Services, is recruiting undergraduate subjects to participate in focus groups as part of a women's health qualitative research project. Conestoga College and Wilfrid Laurier University are collaborating to ensure focus groups are attended by students representing all three Kitchener-Waterloo area post-secondary schools.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

New Associate Director, Health Promotion Jennifer McCorriston to join Campus Wellness July 17, 2017

Campus Wellness is pleased to announce that Jennifer McCorriston has accepted the role of Associate Director, Health Promotion. Jennifer comes to Campus Wellness from the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit. She has a great deal of experience in initiating community-based public health campaigns, and she has a strong track record of leadership with diverse professionals. 

Friday, June 30, 2017

Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on July 3, 2017

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Canada Day stat holiday (Monday, July 3, 2017). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
 
If you experience a medical emergency or mental health crisis during the holiday, please refer to the following emergency services and contacts:

General emergency contacts

  • UW Campus Police 519-888-4567 ext 22222
  • or 9-1-1

Hospital information

Monday, June 26, 2017

Applications open for President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health supporting panel groups

The President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH) has been meeting since May and they are pleased to announce they are ready to start recruiting for representatives on the five supporting panels. The panels include: Student Experience, Student Services, Community Partners, Academic, and Mental Health Experts. Each panel will help to gather information in their topic area to help the PAC-SMH deliver their final report.
 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Campus Wellness locations will be closed on the morning of Tuesday June 20

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, for an all-staff meeting. Our offices will reopen at 11:30 a.m. During the meeting, you can reach a Counselling Services staff member by phone at 519-888-4567 ext. 32655.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health members announced

The members of the President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH) have been appointed by University of Waterloo President, Feridun Hamdullahpur. The Committee includes representation from multiple faculties, disciplines, and roles, in addition to both graduate and undergraduate student representation.

The Committee is comprised of the following members:

Friday, May 19, 2017

Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Victoria Day

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Victoria Day holiday (Monday, May 22, 2017). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
 
If you experience a medical emergency or mental health crisis during the holiday, please refer to the following emergency services and contacts:
 
General emergency contacts

Friday, April 21, 2017

Campus Wellness Strategic Initiatives Report Published

Campus Wellness is pleased to publish our Spring 2017 Strategic Initiatives Report. This report includes key service numbers, including service usage numbers, staffing levels, and program information. The report also includes progress made towards our Campus Wellness Strategic Initiatives and the 2012 Mental Health Review recommendations.

For more information, see the Strategic Initiatives Report.

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