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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
Centre for Student Development and Counselling (Peter Lozinski/Ryersonian Staff)

CSDC wait times are down, number of cases requiring therapy are up

More than 2,500 students sought help at the CSDC during the 2013-2014 academic year – a five per cent increase over the year before.

by Monique Hutson· · News
The number of counselling cases has increased over the past six years, overwhelming the campus counselling centre's shrinking resources.

Counselling wait times at Ryerson still on the rise

*The red bars for the last 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 years in the graphs above indicate only the number of individual cases. Statistics courtesy of Ryerson University’s CSDC. ————- Demand is at a record high for counselling services at Ryerson. The Centre for Student Development and Counselling is becoming overwhelmed with more requests for appointments and the subsequent increase in wait […]

by Jayna Rana· · News, On Campus, Top stories