Cambrian College participates in Bell Let’s Talk Day

Posted on Tuesday January 27, 2015

SUDBURY – Cambrian College will be joining the national conversation about mental illness as part of Bell Let’s Talk Day on Wednesday, January 28. Students, staff and faculty volunteers will be encouraging everyone to learn more and talk about mental illness to counteract the stigma attached to this serious health concern
“With one in five people experiencing some form of mental illness in their lifetime and recognizing the added stress that college adds to our students’ lives, Cambrian College proactively promotes mental health supports for our student body,” says Roni Brown, student support advisor in the Glenn Crombie Centre for Student Support.”

“Not only are we active participants in education and awareness campaigns such as Bell Let’s Talk day, we also have a group of highly-trained mental health first aid instructors on staff at the college.”

The Glenn Crombie Centre provides services, including free counselling, to students with mental health challenges and a range of disabilities. It also houses the Northern Ontario Assessment and Research Centre (NOARC), where researchers study learning challenges faced by students.

On January 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., volunteers will be handing out granola bars with inspirational messages, hosting information booths, playing thought-provoking videos and engaging in discussions about mental health.

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Cambrian students launch ‘Share a Book’

Posted on Monday January 26, 2015

SUDBURY – For many families, reading books together is a bonding activity – one that the students at Cambrian College want to support.

In conjunction with Family Literacy Day on January 27, Cambrian College Early Childhood …

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