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How digital technology can help bridge the gap in mental health care access

Jessie Fawcett, a first-year social work student, has used the app Calm Harm – a free app that helps those who struggle with self-harm.  “It gives many strategies for coping with the triggers and [urges] and provides many beneficial distractions. There are a diverse set of varieties to choose from for the way that you’d like to be distracted,” she […]

by Caterina Amaral· · Science & Technology
Does social media help or hurt our generation?

Does social media help or hurt our generation?

Social media is a central force in most people’s daily lives, whipping up constant discussion about its efficacy and volatility and the long-lasting effects it has on users. With competing studies linking social media to depression and anxiety while others connect it to resiliency and emotional intelligence, is social media good or bad? “For me, it was a great form […]

by Amanda Woodrow· · News
Post-secondary students in North America are one of the most sleep-deprived populations. (Courtesy of John-Mark Smith via Pixabay)

Self-Care 101

While this time of year tends to be fun and festive, it’s also arguably the busiest and most overwhelming — especially for students.

by Nadia Khamsi· · Arts & Life
Post-secondary students in North America are one of the most sleep-deprived populations. (Courtesy of John-Mark Smith via Pixabay)

Never not awake: students lacking sleep

Post-secondary students in North America are one of the most sleep-deprived populations, according to a health and wellness report by the University of Michigan.

by Aileen Zangouei· · News
Hormonal birth control could be causing your depression

Hormonal birth control could be causing your depression

When the birth control pill was introduced in the 1960s, it was a symbol of sexual liberation and choice for women. Today, women are speaking up about the way that the pill has affected their mental health.

by Heather Stewart· · Features
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