Students draw attention to mental health issues

In All, Health, News by Linda Givetash

“We’re looking at mental health education on campus and to be able to provide that to all members of the Laurier community,” said Adrienne Luft, the university’s mental health and student support team leader.

Kitchener mom appalled by emergency room wait

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“He was left for eight and a half hours and he was checked three times (by nurses),” Brindley explained. “I brought him to them to check him. They didn’t come to see how we were doing and his condition worsened as the night went on.”

A place to call home

In All, Features, Health by Linda Givetash

Meeting Dora Fernandes, a funny and joyful woman, it’s hard to imagine she was ever known for never having a smile on her face.

Universities, college speak out about mental illness

In All, Health, News by Linda Givetash

The University of Waterloo released a report last week that reviewed current services — health, counselling and support for disabilities — and made recommendations to improve ease of access and reach out to a wider range of students.