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The Concordian | Montreal
Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec
Concordia hosts “One in Five” for Mental Awareness Day

According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, one in five people will suffer from a mental illness or addiction, in their lifetime. Two out of three of those individuals will suffer in silence. In response, Concordia offers a variety of programs to students suffering from mental illness and looking for assistance.

On Jan. 25, Bell Media held its seventh annual #BellLetsTalk...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Tuesday, 31 January, 2017
University of Manitoba | Winnipeg
Canada West Universities Athletics Association
Bringing Light into Darkness

Most days, Morrison Ross crawls into bed well after midnight. If he gets four hours of sleep, he considers himself lucky.

Ross is a youth worker at Cross Lake Cree Nation, Pimicikamak. When he’s not spending time with the young people on his reserve, helping kids stay active and offering guidance and encouragement, he’s waiting for the phone to ring. Most of the time that happens late...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Tuesday, 31 January, 2017
The Brock Press | St. Catharines
Ontario University Athletics
Wellness Wednesdays to help students throughout semester

Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) is switching things up this semester. Instead of one week of events and activities that are targeted towards helping students cope with stress, also known as Wellness Week, BUSU is going to be running programming targeted towards students’ well-being on bi-weekly Wellness Wednesdays throughout the semester, happening from now until the end of March....

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Tuesday, 31 January, 2017
The Quill | Brandon
Canada West Universities Athletics Association
Let's Talk Mental Health

Our BU Bobcats are proudly taking part in the mental health initiative, to support Bell Canada and the Let’s Talk campaign. The Bobcats’ role in this campaign is to help lead the campus conversation about mental health. Topics include the impact mental health can have on an individual and how to fight the stigma that keeps so many people from seeking help. The goal with Bell Canada’s Let’s...

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Thursday, 26 January, 2017
CBC News | Charlottetown
Atlantic University Sport
Over 300 Chinese community members invited to Panthers' game

In the crowd at the MacLauchlan arena in the Bell Aliant Centre watching Wednesday night's UPEI men's hockey game were many members of the Island's Chinese community.

The Panthers extended 350 free tickets to the community to come out to the game.

'We don't want to lose our culture. That's very important for us. We want local people to know us.'- Helen Tian, Chinese newcomer...

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Thursday, 26 January, 2017
Dal News | Halifax
Atlantic University Sport
"It's Ok To Be Sad": Student‑Athlete Scarlett Smith On Her Experience With Mental Health Issues

With today being Bell Let’s Talk day, we’re re-posting Scarlett’s essay on her own mental health experiences, which was first posted on the national SAMHI website earlier this month.

Learn more about Bell Let’s Talk day and don’t miss the Dalhousie Tigers/Saint Mary’s Huskieshockey game tonight at 7 p.m. at the Halifax Forum, at which SAMHI teams from both universities will be teaming...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Wednesday, 25 January, 2017
Queen's Gazette | Kingston
Ontario University Athletics
Speaking out to help others

Talking about mental illness is never easy.

It’s even more difficult when you are in the spotlight. 

For Nadia Popov that spotlight was being one of the players competing for a spot on the women’s rugby sevens team for the Rio Summer Olympics

Nadia Popov was able to meet with Clara Hughes, who inspired her to share her mental health story, during Tuesday's Bell Canada...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Wednesday, 25 January, 2017
Sackville Tribune Post | Sackville
Atlantic University Sport
Local athletes join Bell Let's Talk mental health conversation on Canadian campuses

Academic All-Canadian soccer Mountie Elenor Henry says she wants to help remove the stigma associated with mental health and is encouraging people to talk openly about it.

"Being a student-athlete, you can have the best times and you can have some of the worst times because there is so much emotion and passion involved with it,” she says.

“So it's important to check in with your...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Wednesday, 25 January, 2017
CTV News | Halifax
Atlantic University Sport
AUS Student-Athletes Talking About Mental Health

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Wednesday, 25 January, 2017

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