Health & Wellness: Student Mental Health

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The Innovation Hub will continue its partnership with Health & Wellness with a focus on how students take care of their mental health. We will explore student needs and perspectives surrounding how they support their own mental health to inform future program and service design.

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Whole Student Development

Students receive the support they need for their holistic well-being (physical, psychological, social, and emotional).

Research Team

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Lisa Hu

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Shankeri Vijayakumar

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Jenna Gu

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Anna Hardie

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Kendra Dizon

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Helen Chan

Design & Communications Team

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Paul Kaita

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Anushka Saini

OUR FINDINGS:

This project began in Summer 2021, click the button below or scroll down to learn more. 

2021-2022

For this project the Innovation Hub will continue to partner with Health and Wellness to support the transformation and delivery of mental health supports and services at St. George campus. As part of this project, the Innovation Hub will support the engagement of students to better understand their needs in mental health supports use co-creation methods to bring students into the services redesign work.

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Research Team

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Georgia Maxwell

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Marcus Lomboy

Isabel Bowman

Isabel Bowman

Tiffany Lee

Tiffany Lee

Maliha is standing outside on a sunny day

Maliha Sarwar

Christopher Simpson

Christopher Simpson

Design & Communications Team

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Kaitlyn Corlett

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Paul Kaita

Vlada

Akshay Mahimtura

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Nikhil Pawar

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Marielle Dilla

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Anna Tram

Summer 2021: How might mental health supports on St. George campus meet student needs?

The Innovation Hub partnered with Health and Wellness to support the transformation and delivery of mental health supports and services at St. George campus. As part of this new project, the Innovation Hub developed and facilitated a series of brainstorming sessions with students to better understand their needs and inform messaging, communication and first interactions for mental health support on St. George campus.

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Research Team

Georgia is outside, smiling towards the camera and wearing. a dark blue shirt.

Georgia Maxwell - Team Lead

Sanskriti is smiling towards the camera, they are outside with trees and scenery in the background

Sanskriti Maheshwari

Amal smiling to the camera, wearing a black and light pink outfit.

Amal Yusuf

Design & Communications Team

Kaitlyn wearing long pink earrings, standing infront of a brick wall

Kaitlyn Corlett

Ecem smiling to the camera wearing a green long sleeved shirt

Ecem Sungur