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Student Mental Health Report: Services and Accessibility

These recommendations pertain to providing a range of appropriate and effective services to support students through mental health challenges and recovery.

For more details on these recommendations, read the full report.

Statuses: In Progress, Completed, Ongoing.

29Prioritize access to high-quality childcare and early learning services by aligning Childcare and Learning Centre hours with student schedules. Continue to support play-based learning programs and workshops while ensuring parents have access to community services. 
30Support Student Wellness in their ongoing efforts to develop evaluation metrics for services and facilitate publicly sharing these findings with the community. 
31Review opportunities to support and revitalize peer-based wellness programing. 
32Continue providing intersectional well-being resources and supports for 2SLGBTQIA+, Black and other racialized students, international students, and students who have experienced trauma. Continue safer spaces training and compassion and trauma-informed education that acknowl edge the impacts of colonization, climate change, political unrest, and the COVID-19 pandemic. 
33Explore innovative strategies to improve access to Mental Health Services for Ridgetown Campus. 
34Continue advocating to all levels of government to improve availability of mental health services and supports. 
35Further integrate Student Wellness Navigators into the Department of Student Wellness through ongoing collaboration with primary care and mental health care services. 
36Expand health promotion, prevention activities, and treatment capacity by leveraging connections with the Guelph Wellington Ontario Health Team, Upper Grand District School Board, Maplewoods Centre, The Grove, and other community agencies. 

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