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Supporting Mental Health and Well-Being for Post Secondary Institutions

What is this STANDARD?
  • It’s a set of voluntary, flexible guidelines to help Canada’s post-secondary institutions promote and support the mental health, well-being, and success of their students.
  • The CSA Group Technical Committee, made up of diverse experts and stakeholders in the field, are responsible for developing the Standard’s content.

These VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES will help students, institutions, service providers, staff, faculty, and other key partners work more collaboratively to:

  1. raise awareness and decrease stigma around
    mental health
  2. increase access to student supports, on and off campus
  3. promote healthy life and resiliency skills students
    can use at school, work, and in daily life
  4. provide healthier and safer institutional environments
  5. improve opportunities for student success

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Disclaimer:

  • Completion of the form is voluntary.
  • The information collected by the Mental Health Commission of Canada will only be used for the purpose described above.
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No purchase necessary. Open to residents of Canada age 13+ who are the intended recipient of an invitation to complete the Mental Health Commission of Canada survey and participate in the contest. Starts October 3, 2022 at 12:00 a.m. ET and ends March 15, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET. 6 prizes available: (i) 1 x $500 CAD online retailer gift certificate prize; and (ii) 5 x $50 CAD online retailer gift certificate prizes. Limit 1 entry per person/email. Odds depend on number of eligible entries. Math skill-testing question required. Click here to read Full rules and entry details.

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