UVic Student Mental Health Guest Blogger
Hi! My name is Tina and I’m a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Education program. My passions in life include art, literature, fiction, and nature. In life, we have one chance to make a difference in the world. That’s why I chose to pursue education, in order to have a positive effect on the next generation and help people. Thinking back, I can recall teachers who have done that for me – they’ve been my role model and my advocate. That’s what inspires me to keep going and strive to be the best I can be. In times of need, if only we all had a sense of community or even just one person that we could reach out to – that would really save a lot of people. Trying to help others is what helps me maintain positive mental health. In this world, we don’t need more successful entrepreneurs, but what we do need is more empathetic, caring people.
This letter was written by a grieving father in memory of his daughter, a UVic student who passed away by suicide …You I love you. Always have and always will. Ever since you appeared as that little smiling baby with a perfectly round head. And your name, translated...