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Uncertainty Looms Over Future of Mental Health Initiatives Fund

By: Dan Timen and Nathan Hood The Mental Health Initiatives Fund, launched by the Student Union to support mental health initiatives at UPEI, has sparked debate within the SU as some student leaders attempt to determine its future - while... Continue Reading →

UPEI Receives $25,000 Bell Let’s Talk Grant

By: Iain Burhoe and Nathan Hood UPEI will be expanding its Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) program after it was announced it has received a $25,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant. The grant will go towards training two... Continue Reading →

HMCS Queen Charlotte Hosts Soup for the Soul at UPEI

By: Spencer Lee CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Members of HMCS Queen Charlotte served soup to students at the University of Prince Edward Island. The soup came as a reprieve for most students, many of whom were either coming from or going... Continue Reading →

Soup for the Soul: Origin & Purpose

By: Lorelei Kenny Soup for the Soul is a mental health and healthy eating initiative, hosted by various campus and community groups at the UPEI Chaplaincy Centre three times per semester. It is a time for students and staff to... Continue Reading →

Why is It So Difficult to Help Those in Need?

By: Elyse Cottrell If 140 Charlottetown citizens attempted suicide in 2 weeks there would be panic, outrage, demands for the government to do something. PEI is a close knit community, with not enough resources for mental health, addiction, and survivors... Continue Reading →

Mental Health Amendment

By: Anonymous I would like to make an amendment to my first article, as I am comfortable admitting when I am in mistaken. One of the things I mentioned was Mental Health Week, of which I was critical. My experience... Continue Reading →

Under the Facade of Diversity

By: Anonymous The University of Prince Edward Island often touts diversity as a selling feature to bring students to UPEI but underneath the façade how diverse is UPEI really? The students on campus represent a variety of faculties, ethnicities, cultural... Continue Reading →

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