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Thrive Week seeks to challenge stigma around mental illness on campus

This week Wilfrid Laurier University will be holding its Thrive Week, a once-per-semester week of scheduled events and sessions geared towards raising awareness and support for mental health, as well as opening up a dialogue to end stigma around student mental illness. ‘“For Thrive Week, our purpose is to create awareness and support for student mental health and educate students […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Laurier students ‘Thrive’ with the help of the Wellness Centre and Laurier Athletics

This week, Wilfrid Laurier University is holding its third Thrive Week. This week-long event focuses on the importance of mental wellness at university and more specifically, thriving as students.  The event is appropriately running during Laurier’s busy and stressful midterm season and hopes to provide students with the opportunity to learn about and practice self-care.  “The idea behind Thrive Week […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Bridging the Gap unveils new Friendship Bench at Laurier

  On Jan. 31, 2018, Bridging the Gap, a student run club at Wilfrid Laurier University, presented their newest mental health initiative: the Friendship Bench. The Friendship Bench was made possible by the efforts of Bridging the Gap with the additional support of Sarina Wheeler, coordinator of Wellness Education at Laurier, Leanne Holland Brown, dean of students and funds from […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·