The Ontario Government has committed to providing more mental health support for college and university students and will be investing 27 million to provide new services. Some of that money will be going to fund the Kids Help Phone so they can start working with postsecondary institutions. This new service, which is expected to be in place within the next year, will be available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to college and university students. Last September, the College’s Disable the Label Committee raised over $5,500.00 to support Kids Help Phone.
Here at Mohawk College, we, too, are serious about making the College a place that promotes health. Come to the Fennell Campus, the McIntyre PAC, on Wednesday, April 3rd between 11AM and 2 PM and attend the MENTAL HEALTH EXPO. Booths representing the following organizations and 2 student displays on mental health and illness will be there.
The Schizophrenia Society • Mad Student Society • Mental Health Rights Coalition • Canadian Mental Health Association • Suicide Prevention Line: Salvation Army • Transition to Homes Program: Wesley Urban Ministries • the College’s Health and Counselling Services, • Social Inc,
Guest speaker, THEO FLEURY, will begin his keynote address at 12 NOON.
Admission is FREE
P.S. Clara Hughes will be at Mohawk College on April 25th at 10:30am in the McIntyre PAC. Come and hear her continue the conversation about mental health.