Enhancing Accessibility in Post-Secondary Education Institutions

Outreach and Awareness Resources

Included below are examples from PSE institutions across Canada that can assist in designing and providing outreach and awareness on mental health issues, programs and services.

College/University Resources

  • Mental Health Disability Services (MHDS) at York University runs a List-Serve program for students enrolled at York and registered with the MHDS. The list-serve is a quick and effective means of sharing information relevant to studentsí educational experience on campus. http://www.yorku.ca/cds/mhds/supportandservices/social_support.html
  • The University of Toronto offers education, outreach and prevention through activities, such as the Ask First Campaign during orientation. To learn more about the campaign visit http://caps.utoronto.ca/Services-Offered/Assault-Counselling.htm and to find out more on the outreach programs contact Counselling and Psychological Services at 416-978-8070
  • Wilfrid Laurier University provides preventative/educational programs on campus, as well as consultation for students, faculty and staff regarding crisis management, safely concerns, and related issues. To learn more contact Laurierís Counselling Services at 519-884-0710 x2338 or by email at counselling@wlu.ca

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