Promoting mental health awareness and support for international students

On March 25, 2015, the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health hosted a webinar titled, "Speaking your language: Promoting mental health awareness and support for international students and those new to Canada."

This webinar discussed:

  • language that international students use to talk about mental health, and incorporate this into your interactions with them;
  • international students’ key challenges and perceptions towards mental health;
  • opportunities and challenges in culturally- or linguistically-specific, or counselling-centred approaches.

To listen to this webinar click here. To see the webinar slides click here.

The presenters

  • Abu Arif, Coordinator of International Student Services and the Speaking Your Language project, Ryerson University
  • Jana Vigor, Lead Writer and Events and Communications Assistant, International Student Services, Ryerson University

This webinar was the eleventh in the Ask the Experts series, presented by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health with support from the CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre  and EENet.

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