Often, Lakehead University faculty and staff will be the first ones to notice a concerning behaviour which may indicate a student is having difficulty and may need help.
This guide outlines how to recognize when a student is in distress and how to respond effectively when a student approaches you looking for help.
Information adapted from Supporting Students’ Mental Wellbeing: Instructional Strategies. Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo.
|Embedding Wellness Into the Virtual Classroom|
This guide is designed to support faculty and instructors in maintaining their own health and well-being while also fostering health and well-being in virtual learning environments.
This resource is based on the “10 Ways to Embed Wellness in the Virtual Classroom” developed by Simon Fraser University’s Health Promotion department and has been adapted with updated resources and to include Lakehead specific information, resources and branded
For more information about well-being in the online environment, check out this resource from CICMH.
|Enabling better student mental health through teaching and learning practices|
|More Feet on The Ground|
This is a free online mental health education program that teaches participants to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health problems on campus. The program was developed by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) in partnership with Brock University and the Ontario Government’s Mental Health Innovation Fund and has been adapted and branded for all participating post-secondary institutions across Ontario.
|Student Health and Wellness Resources|
|More Campus Mental Health Resources|
|Supporting Your Own Well-Being|