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FORUM
OCT. 2016

REDUCING SUBSTANCE MISUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS ON POST-SECONDARY CAMPUSES: NOVEL PERSPECTIVES & GENDER-BASED APPROACHES

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Student Initiatives



Dalhousie University

University of Calgary

Queen’s University

Substance Use Wellness Tool

Where do you fall on the continuum?

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Did You Know?

The percentage of Canadian male students surveyed who have, in the past year:

Felt overwhelmed by all they had to do
81%
Felt very lonely
57%
Felt overwhelming anxiety
46%
Felt very sad
58%
Felt so depressed it was difficult to function
34%
Felt overwhelming anger
37%

Despite these numbers, a third of males surveyed said that they wouldn’t consider seeking help from a mental health professional if they were having a personal problem that was really bothering them.

American College Health Association. American College Health
Association-National College Health Assessment II: Canadian Reference
Group Executive Summary Spring 2013. Hanover, MD: American College
Health Association; 2013.

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For more information on the Caring Campus Project, get in touch with Josh Decaire, Research Associate.

  • joshua.decaire@queensu.ca
  • 613-533-6000
  • Extension 75657