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Counselling and Mental Health Benchmark Survey

Complete the Counselling and Mental Health Benchmark Study!

Why is This Survey Important?

  • Data collected from this project will be used in benchmarking among all participating Universities
  • Survey results will help inform decisions about services and/or policies that can impact you and your peers.
  • The survey and results help generate public awareness about psychological wellbeing at McGill.

Who is Eligible to Complete the Survey?

  • 5,000 undergraduate and graduate McGill students have been randomly selected to participate.
  • The randomly selected students received an email invitation with a link to the survey from Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) on March 10, 2014 and will receive email reminders on March 26 and April 2, 2014.
  • The survey will remain open until April 7, 2014.

Survey Details

  • The survey will query you on your experience with various issues related to counselling and mental health both on- and off-campus.
  • The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete.
  • Participation in this survey is voluntary and you may choose not to answer any question specific questions.
  • All of your responses will be kept completely confidential and all resulting data will only be reported in the aggregate.
  • Your name or other identifying information will not be shared with any third party.
  • If you get interrupted while completing the survey, you can close it and return to it when you are ready.
  • A report of the 2012 results are available here.

Survey Contact

If you have any specific questions about this survey, please contact Lina Di Genova, Manager of Student Assessment at 514-398-7072 or at lina [dot] digenova [at] mcgill [dot] ca.


Psychological Wellbeing at McGill / Resources

  • In 2013, the Faculty of Law Student Association also released a survey on mental health. The results were discussed in an article in the Faculty of Law’s student newspaper, the Quid.
  • In November 2013, the McGill Joint-Board Senate held a special meeting devoted to mental health and wellbeing of the University community as detailed here. There was also a follow-up to the Joint-Board Senate meeting.
  • Access resources available through Student Services.