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Inside of Hard Feelings you can find books that are located on the shelf and
in other areas of the building. Photo taken on Sept. 26, 2017. (By: Julia Lloyd)

The wait for Rye’s ongoing counselling services is over, for now

For the first time in at least four years, there was no wait for ongoing counselling at the Centre for Student Development and Counselling (CSDC) on Monday.

This time last year, on top of waiting up to two weeks for an assessment appointment with a Ryerson counsellor, students had to wait four to five weeks to access ongoing counselling services.

by Maggie Macintosh· · News, On Campus
Centre for Student Development and Counselling (Peter Lozinski/Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson addresses secondary wait times for student counselling

The Centre for Student Development and Counselling says student visits have increased by 11 per cent in the past year. So how are they adapting?

by Jennifer Goldasic· · News, On Campus
FCAD is pioneering a faculty specific mental health pilot program rolling out this year. (Kevin John Siazon)

FCAD mental health pilot program faces delay

A lack of staff is preventing one of the Faculty of Communication and Design’s (FCAD) mental health pilot programs from rolling out as scheduled. The programs, piloted by FCAD, were announced last spring. They are focused on professional support for faculty, directing students to available mental health supports on campus and creating connections between peers. The peer-connecting program, which pairs […]

by David Greenberg· · Health, News
The Front Line

The Front Line

Universities are increasingly becoming front-line care for a generation more open about mental health than ever before. Now is the time to shift the conversation beyond just wait lists.

by Justine Ponomareff· · Features, Health
RyersonianTV: January 22, 2016 — The falling dollar for international students’ tuition, TTC budget cuts, Gregory Elliott’s non-guilty ruling

RyersonianTV: January 22, 2016 — The falling dollar for international students’ tuition, TTC budget cuts, Gregory Elliott’s non-guilty ruling

RyersonianTV is a newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Wednesday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: December 3, 2015 – RSU firing sparks outrage, Ryersonian’s mental health series, Britain sends jets to Syria

RyersonianTV: December 3, 2015 – RSU firing sparks outrage, Ryersonian’s mental health series, Britain sends jets to Syria

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Lindsay Smith· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
(Steven Goetz/Steven Goetz Storytelling)

Off-campus therapy alternatives

With prolonged counselling wait times at Ryerson, some students are opting to skip the queue and head to a local clinic for mental health services.

by Latifa Abdin· · Health, News, Off Campus
(Steven Goetz/Steven Goetz Storytelling)

Suicide prevention activist speaks out

“I went through a lot of pain,” said Shayan Yazdanpanah, aerospace engineering student and advocate for mental health.

by Angela Serednicki· · Health, News
(Jake Melara/ Unsplash)

This is why your mental health matters

Mental health needs to be discussed with the same compassion, empathy and openness as any other sickness or disease. But it’s not. And this shouldn’t be the case.

by Angela Serednicki· · Editorial, Health
Shayan Yazdanpanah is one of many students who lives with mental illness. (Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Mental Health Report: Students who need help left waiting for counselling services

As a growing number of students line up for mental health services, Ontario university counselling centres look for more resources and alternative care models to mitigate wait times. How much longer can students wait for help?

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, students
Students can wait up to two months for couselling services. (Kyla Dewar/Ryersonian Staff)

New counselling staff hired in response to high demand for services

Ryerson students seeking one-on-one counselling services currently wait over two months for regular sessions with university counsellors. But Sarah Thompson, clinical co-ordinator at the Centre for Student Development and Counselling (CSDC) says that new staff will arrive on Feb. 6 to help alleviate the wait periods. Wait times at Ryerson vary based on the level of urgency as well as […]

by Kyla Dewar· · Health, News, On Campus, Top stories
Program cuts down counselling wait times with part-time interns

Program cuts down counselling wait times with part-time interns

Ryerson is expanding its resources to help deal with mental health on campus. Nine part-time interns have been taken on by the Centre for Student Development and Counselling in response to the growing demand for counselling services. “We really struggled to keep up with that demand, and have tried a number of different ways to address (it),” said Dr. Su-Ting […]

by Emanuela Orsini· · Health, News, Top stories
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