Western University is currently engaging with members of the campus community to develop a Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan. You can find detailed information on development of the strategic plan, including opportunities to share your input below.
In 2013, CACUSS, the national organization representing student affairs and student services in Canadian Higher Education, launched a mental health framework to systematically address mental health on Canadian Campuses. Western will be adapting this framework to emet the needs of the Western community. Click here for more information on the CACUSS Mental Health Framework.
In person consultations (group meetings, focus groups, etc.) will be taking place from September-December 2016. If you are interested in organizing a consultation with your stakeholder group (student organization, faculty, department, etc.) please contact Deb Chiodo, Western's Mental Health Strategist, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Western's Student Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan - FAQs
A. Online and in person consultations will be taking place in Fall 2016. Feedback will be reviewed and incorporated into a draft strategic plan in Winter 2017, which will be presented to key stakeholder groups in Summer 2017. Western plans to launch the Student Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan in Fall 2017.