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Ryerson’s online mental health resources are helpful for some but not for everyone, experts say
Student events director for Ryerson SMASH says that while mental health apps can be useful, they’re an imperfect alternative for in-person counselling The creator of WellTrack, Darren Piercey, designed the…
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.
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.
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.