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Student Mental Health Advisory Committee

Student Mental Health Advisory Committee Application

2017 – 2018 Academic School Year

Are you interested in student mental health and wellness?

Student Mental Health Services is looking for UOIT students to be a part of a Student Mental Health Advisory Committee. The main role involves developing and reviewing mental health and wellness initiatives at UOIT. This position also involves working in groups, as well as organizing and implementing events at both north and downtown locations. This would be an excellent leadership opportunity for students who are passionate about advocating for mental health. There is a time commitment of 20 hours between September 2017 to April 2018.

Are you interested in volunteering?

Please send a one-page letter of intent and email your submission to studentlifeline@uoit.ca by March 24, 2017.

1.            Describe why mental health and wellness are important to you

2.            List qualities you have that can help create a mentally healthy UOIT community.

3.            Explain at least one idea or event that can help your specific faculty or department (e.g. FEAS, FBIT) to be more involved in students’ mental health and wellness. Please be specific and detailed.  

Depression Support Group

Student Mental Health Services is offering a weekly group to help manage mood through discussion and support in a safe environment. This group runs every Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. from January 31 to March 28, 2017. To register, please email studentlifeline@uoit.ca

Anxiety Support Group

Student Mental Health Services is offering a weekly group to help work through feelings of worry in a supportive environment. This group runs every Monday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. from February 6 to March 27, 2017. To register, please email studentlifeline@uoit.ca.

Sleep Therapy

Student Mental Health Services is offering a weekly group to help improve sleep. Sleep therapy runs every Thursday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. from February 2 to March 30, 2017, located in UA 3120. To register, please email studentlifeline@uoit.ca.

Talking Circles

Open to all students who are looking for an alternative group support. Dates to be confirmed. Please contact jill.thompson@uoit.ca at the UOIT Indigenous Student Centre for more information.

Campus Connected

This workshop provides students with skills to better support their peers and be able to listen to each other with empathy, understanding and without judgment.  You will earn Official Recognition on your UOIT Involvement Record and receive a Campus Connected sticker and/or button. To register, click here.

Student Mental Health Services Blog

Be a part of the conversation, come share your experience on the Student Mental Health Services Blog!

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