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An Overview of Post-Secondary Mental Health on Campuses in Ontario: Challenges and Successes

  • Pearlyn Ng
  • Marija Padjen
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Abstract

With the growing number of initiatives on campus that support student well-being, an overview of some of the systemic, sector-wide issues on campuses will help to further understanding of post-secondary student mental health needs and support improved outcomes for mental health on campus. This paper will examine systemic issues in the post-secondary mental health sector, including the challenges of maintaining best practices; review how the Mental Health Innovation Fund projects and project outcomes worked toward addressing those challenges; and highlight standards in post-secondary mental health program evaluation.

Keywords

Ontario Post-secondary College University Mental health Campus 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflicts of Interest

Authors Pearlyn Ng and Marija Padjen are affiliated with The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health, which is funded by the Ministry of Colleges, Training and Universities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario DivisionCentre for Innovation in Campus Mental HealthTorontoCanada
  2. 2.TorontoCanada

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