mental health

Mind your mind: Self care is hard

This article was originally published by The Ubyssey on May 24. VANCOUVER — As students attending one of the top universities in the world, we often walk the line between what it…

Language matters: how our words trivialize mental health

As humans, we talk too much. According to a University of California study, the average person speaks up to 20 000 words a day. So, what are we talking about? As…

Contest encourages those with anxiety to share experience

Anxiety is a paranoid-headed monster that keeps you up at night. Anxiety keeps you from just asking for help in Wal-Mart — instead, you wander, eternally lost in the endless aisles, not…

Art Hive provides a creative outlet for UVic students

Looking for a safe place on campus to have fun and express yourself creatively ? The UVic Art Hive is a brand new campus resource available to any curious mind…

Board shorts: Feb. 23 — Victoria students get non-voting seat at transit table

The last meeting before campaign season covered transit and mental health accomplishments over the past year.

Movember continues support for mental health

While Movember—the popular men’s health campaign—is in its 11th year raising money and awareness for prostate cancer, it has also included campaigns for mental health and testicular cancer for the…

Breaking the taboos of mental health

The three-year strategy includes a variety of initiatives focused on reducing the negative stigma surrounding mental health issues, and building a welcoming and supportive university community.

Bringing mental health to light: Info fair aims to raise awareness, decrease stigma

The Equity and Human Rights office, the Mental Health Task Force, and the University of Victoria Students’ Society will be collaborating for “Out of the Shadows and into the Sunshine,”…

Loss of choice

I am a returning University of Victoria student, currently studying Psychology. I am in my late 40s, reasonably intelligent and well read. I have many interests: I love to learn, I…

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