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Category: Wellness


Wellness Supports and Resources

Hello Teacher Candidates, At this midpoint of term, we wanted to share some ways to stay connected with Western. We also want to remind you of Western’s wellness and mental health resources.  February is a tough time of year – remember…

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Counselling Support for Fall 2020

Western University’s Student Experience Office is continuing to offer a number of supports, as well as adding some that will be available over the holiday break. Their website is updated regularly: To learn more about Mental Health-specific supports, take a…

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Counselling Support for Fall 2020

Please see the message below regarding increased access to mental health counselling in Fall 2020: Expanded Hours Starting in Fall 2020, the Student Health & Wellness department will have expanded hours. Historically counselling appointments closed at 4pm. Moving forward, to…

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Resource List for Families

This resource list, developed by Jack.org, School Mental Health Ontario and Kids Help Phone, is designed to make it easy to find accurate and appropriate resources for mental health during the pandemic.

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Mental Health Support for Students

Since March 24, Western University’s Health & Wellness team has been providing virtual mental health support, including more than 1,600 mental health appointments via telephone. In 95% of those cases, students received a same day appointment. In addition, they anticipate…

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Financial Support for Students

Western’s Student Experience office has launched a Digital Student Experience page to help you manage your academics and well-being while away from campus: StudentExperience.UWO.ca/Remote Within their Digital Student Experience site, they’ve also created a Financial Supports page compiling all of…

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March 18 – Wellness Committee Meeting

Do you have an idea to improve wellness at the Faculty of Education? Join us for the next meeting or submit an Agenda Item for us to discuss.

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Term 2 Wellness Events

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Nature in the City – Tuesday evenings Jan 14-Feb 18

The Nature in the City lecture series will run every Tuesday evening from Jan 14 to Feb 18. Each talk will be held at Central Library. No cost, families welcome.

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Flu Shot Reminder from ESC Health & Safety Commissioner

Don’t forget to get your Flu Shot! Books Plus is booking Flu Shot appointments starting Monday, November 4.

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