This Psychology student is investigating Asian-Canadians’ use of mental health services

Applied Psychology Honours student Rico Misajon takes a deeper look at Asian-Canadians’ attitudes about mental health – and whether these attitudes prevent them from seeking counselling and other mental health services

This Physical Education and Coaching student is trekking over 4,000 km to support fellow sexual violence survivors

Two years ago, Alyssa Kroeker was questioning her will to live. Now she wants her journey on the Pacific Crest Trail to be a road to healing for herself and other survivors.

Out of the shadows: How this alum is helping the LGBTQ+ community 

After struggling with his sexuality and mental health in his youth, arts alum Alex Sangha strives to create safe spaces for the South Asian LGBTQ+ community as a social worker, counsellor, filmmaker and activist.

Get ready to snooze: A student’s perspective on the importance of sleep hygiene for mental health 

For Beyond the Blues, we have Jayden Haywood to help you fall asleep faster and have a better night sleep – and as a result, perform even better at school!

Trail running builds resilience in women, Douglas College study finds

Therapeutic Rec grad Selene Lincoln’s study shows us there is a profound relationship between women and the wilderness.

SHIFT-ing the conversation: An interview with Amber Brown

We caught up with fourth-year psychology student Amber Brown to learn why she is participating in SHIFT and what this research means to her.

How to be merry and bright for the holidays

Tips for staying well while celebrating the spirit of the season

This grad turned her love for martial arts and self-empowerment into a business

Self-Employment program alum Michelle Tremblay is working to combat bullying and build respectful workplace environments through self-defence classes, assertiveness training sessions and conflict resolution seminars.

These Psychiatric Nursing students created an outreach project that won a United Nations Association in Canada award

Inspired by her grandfather, Douglas student Vanessa Reid founded a homeless outreach project for those who struggle with mental health.

Dora the self-care explorer

Dora Kamau is a mental health visionary who founded a women’s self-care community called Bliss Your Heart, all while finishing her Psychiatric Nursing degree at Douglas.