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Student-Led Mental Health Initiatives Across Ontario Shifting How Schools Provide Supports

By Olivia Bowden The Canadian Press

As Canadian universities and colleges face increasing pressure to provide better mental-health services on campus, students are looking to give schools fresh ideas on how to tackle the issue.

Thats how 24-year-old Ryan Golt became involved with working alongside Montreals McGill University to support students. But before he got there, he faced his own mental-health crisis.

Our Communities are Dying the Death of 1,000 Cuts

North Bay Nugget
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

To the editor:

My brother, Jason, is the type of person who is happy to share whatever he has with those around him.

When there was a car accident in front of our home, he was there for survivors with water, blankets and gentle care until first-responders arrived. When a neighbour in need was depressed, Jason went to their home every day to do their dishes, bring a smile to her face, and accompany her to a community event once a week.