Category Archives: General

Myth or Fact? Take the Quiz to Win!

Suicide is a topic that is not openly discussed by many people; there can be a lot of stigma associated with suicide and mental illness. An important part of raising awareness is knowing the facts. Test your knowledge by taking … Continue reading

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“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”: A Review from the MHAC Events Team

The Mental Health Awareness Club hosted a movie night on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 showcasing the five times Oscar winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. It was an enjoyable movie with some very thought-provoking scenes which generated a thoughtful … Continue reading

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It’s closer than you think.

For all of you who read MHAC blog, I assume that you are at least curious, if not interested, by mental health issues. You might have taken a course or read some scientific articles on what mental health is and … Continue reading

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A new video from Early Alert

Early Alert it is a new approach by UBC to improve support for students who are facing difficulties that put their academic success at risk. Early Alert aims to achieve this goal by utilizing faculty and staff involvement as the … Continue reading

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A Different Set of Terrified Eyes

A Different Set of Terrified Eyes “We provide help and support for victims of domestic violence!”  is usually the headline. You read on and it all sounded very promising: “no stigma, non-judgmental, help and support, safety”. All these words you desperately … Continue reading

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