Today is World Mental Health Day.

According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, one in five people are living with mental health issues or illness.

Students spend a significant amount of time in the classroom, a space that can either address these issues or significantly contribute to them.

We asked students what they wish their professors knew about mental health and how it affects students’ performance in the classroom.

 

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