Mohamed Lachemi reflects on students’ response in an op-ed for the Ryersonian
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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.
Ryerson students may be getting more services in their health and dental plan, if a new digital counselling service, myWellness, is approved.
Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) vice-president operations Ali Yousaf put forward a motion at the Sept. 21 Board of Directors (BoD) meeting. The motion proposes for the RSU to provide a digital counselling platform through myWellness for students suffering from mental illnesses.
*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…
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