Seeking Help is a Sign of Strength
Seeking help is a sign of strength, not weakness.
Within Canada, a fifth of post secondary students are battling depression, anxiety, or other mental illnesses.
Mental health is valid. Mental health needs to be taken care of. Just as with your physical health, it is equally important to keep your mind in good health.
To anyone who may feel overwhelmed or as if they are in a rut, know that this will not last forever.
This is a storm that will break.
There are resources on campus such as the counselling services in the University Centre, and trained mental health workers that can be accessed through Health Services. As for alternate resources the Vancouver Island Crisis Line and Chat information is below.
Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
Crisis Chat: www.vicrisis.ca
With love and regards,