Mental Health Strategic Plan

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Western University has engaged with over 2000 members of the campus community to develop a Draft Student Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan. You can find the draft plan, details on how it was developed, and how you can submit your feedback below.

Click here to download Western's Draft Student Mental Health & Wellness Strategic Plan

Submit your Feedback

Members of the campus community are welcome to submit feedback on the draft Student Mental Health & Wellness Strategic Plan from January 28 - February 9, 2018 via email at mentalhealthplan@uwo.ca.

Background Information

Community Engagement Plan: Student Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Planning Process

Please click here to view a copy of our community engagement plan.

Canadian Association of College and University Student Services Services (CACUSS): Mental Health Framework

In 2013, CACUSS, the national organization representing student affairs and student services in Canadian Higher Education, launched a mental health framework to systematically address mental health on Canadian Campuses. Western will be adapting this framework to emet the needs of the Western community. Click here for more information on the CACUSS Mental Health Framework.

Western's Student Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan - FAQs

What are the next steps in this process?

Q. What are the next steps in this process?

A. The draft Mental Health Strategic Plan was presented to key stakeholder groups in Fall 2017. Subsequently, the draft was shared with our full campus community on January 28, 2018 with an invitation for final feedback by February 9, 2018, prior to being brought forward through institutional governance structures for approval. Western plans to persue Senate ad Board of Governors approval, and launch the Student Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan in Spring 2018.

Will there be another opportunity to provide feedback before the plan is finalized?

Q. Will there be another opportunity to provide feedback before the plan is finalized?

A. The draft Student Mental Health and Wellness Strategic Plan was shared with the full campus community on January 28, 2018. The campus community is welcome to submit feedback by February 9, 2018 via mentalhealthplan@uwo.ca.

Who can I contact if I have further questions?

Q. Who can I contact if I have further questions?

A. Please email any inquiries to Deb Chiodo, Western's Student Mental Health Strategist, at mentalhealthplan@uwo.ca