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Mask Mandate

Starting May 24th, wearing a mask will no longer be mandatory on campus. However, as per government directives for healthcare facilities, wearing a mask remains mandatory in the Student Wellness Hub in the Brown Student Services Building, except in rooms 4400 and 3100 (Healthy Living Annex), where masks are optional. At Macdonald Campus, masks will be required in the Student Services area in the Centennial Building whenever a doctor or nurse is present (check signage when arriving).

Workshops

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These groups and workshops will give you tools to support your well-being and connect you to peers. Don't forget to check out our on-demand video library and meditation audio collection on our Self-Directed Care page. You can be referred to group therapy through a healthcare professional.

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The Co-Curricular Record is a document that recognizes a student's involvement in learning opportunities outside the classroom. Any student currently registered at McGill can sign in to myInvolvement with McGill credentials to view, customize, and print an unofficial student-generated CCR. You can also request an official CCR be sent to a potential employer or educational institution. 

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Art Hive Open Studio @ The Student Wellness Hub

The McGill Art Hive Open Studio is ready to welcome you back! Join us on Tuesday mornings to re-imagine and co-create a place where artistic expression flourishes. Let’s share a space where you can play and explore your imagination, gather, and make spontaneous connections through your involvement.  Register to guarantee your spot or drop by the Healthy Living Annex (Brown Student Services Building, 3100). Please register at least 2 hours before the start of the workshop!
Facilitators: Jennifer Mosher & The Hub Peer Supporters

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Tuesday, May 31

Tuesday, June 7

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Tuesday, June 21

Tuesday, June 28

Tuesday, July 5

Tuesday, July 19

Tuesday, July 26

Tuesday, August 2

Tuesday, August 9

Tuesday, August 16

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Healthy Living Annex Suite 3100

Healthy Living Annex Suite 3100

Healthy Living Annex Suite 3100

Healthy Living Annex Suite 3100

Healthy Living Annex Suite 3100

Healthy Living Annex Suite 3100

Healthy Living Annex Suite 3100

Healthy Living Annex Suite 3100

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Active Listening

Interested in improving your communication skills? Join us for this workshop to develop an understanding of what active listening consists of and how it can be practiced. This workshop will focus on defining what active listening is and isn't, explaining why active listening is both important and useful, and practicing active listening.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Bianca Brunetti & Marie-Eve Couture

Schedule & Registration

Wednesday, May 4

Thursday, May 26

Wednesday, June 15

Tuesday, July 19

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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CBT for Anxiety & Depression Workshop

This 90 minute workshop consisting of two sessions will introduce students to a variety of cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques to help manage anxiety and mood, including strategies for relaxation, managing stress, and achieving more balanced thinking. Please plan on attending both dates.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Susan Oliver, Marilyn Payne, Joanne Cyr & Rowena Pillay 

Schedule & Registration

Wednesday, May 4 & 11

Thursday, June 16 & 23

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Distress Tolerance

Distress tolerance is a core skill that is useful in times of crisis. This 2-session workshop will teach you concrete skills such as radical acceptance, improving the moment, and self-soothing to better cope in challenging / stressful situations. 

Note: This workshop consists of 2 sessions. Please plan on attending both dates.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start of the workshop in order to receive your invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Shrabani Debroy & Maga-Li Monteilhet-Labossiere

Schedule & Registration 

Tuesday, May 24 & 31 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Online Workshop Register

Emotion Regulation  

The goal of an emotion regulation workshop is to help participants develop and improve emotion regulation. By engaging in this two- session workshop, participants may: develop emotional awareness, develop understanding of negative emotions, learn to accept negative emotions, learn new strategies to lessen the intensity and duration of emotional responses, and learn to increase positive emotions and engage in activities that bring joy and satisfaction. 

Note: This workshop consists of 2 sessions. Please plan on attending both dates.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Branko Kajzer & Monique Van Gaal

Schedule & Registration 

Tuesday, May 3 & 10

Wednesday, August 3 & 10

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Getting Sound Sleep

This workshop is intended for students who have difficulty falling or staying asleep at night due to anxiety or low mood, and who face difficulty during the day as a result of poor sleep. Topics covered will include a guided discussion on the structure and function of sleep, sleep regulation, insomnia and its causes, and strategies to improve sleep quality.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Julia Horowitz & Amanda Winslade-Defranco

Schedule & Registration

Wednesday, June 8 & 15

Tuesday, August 2 & 9

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Managing Stress in Uncertain Times

Do you have difficulty coping in these uncertain times? Feel you lack a sense of personal control in your life? Do you struggle? In this workshop you will learn coping skills and mindfulness to help you manage anxiety and stress.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the group to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Cyndi Owen & Virginie Yeba

Schedule & Registration

Thursday, May 19

Tuesday, June 7

Monday, July 20

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Master's Support Group

Do you find it challenging to balance your academics with other aspects of your life? Do you sometimes feel isolated from others in your program? Do you at times struggle to retain your focus and motivation? Join the master’s support group for ideas, encouragement, and a sense of connectedness.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the group to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Devon Simpson, Samara Yesovitch & Fanny Gutierrez-Meyers

Schedule & Registration

Tuesday, May 3

Tuesday, May 17

Tuesday, May 31

Tuesday, June 14

Tuesday, June 28

Tuesday, July 26

Tuesday, August 9

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Online Support Group

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PhD Support Group

Do you find it challenging to balance life and academics? Do you feel disconnected from others in your program? Do you sometimes struggle to retain your focus and direction? Join our group for ideas, encouragement, motivation and a sense of connectedness. Students may attend one or all sessions.

Please register at least 24 hours prior to the start of a session in order to receive the invitation for the online meeting.

Facilitators: Devon Simpson, Shannon Walsh & Jos Porter

Schedule & Registration

Tuesday, May 10

Tuesday, May 24

Tuesday, June 7

Tuesday, June 21

Tuesday, July 5

Tuesday, July 19

Tuesday, August 2

Tuesday, August 16

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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The Science of Happiness

Do you want to learn ways to become a happier person?   Come learn about the science of happiness and discover how you can cultivate a positive mindset by taking in the good.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Monique Van Gaal & Shrabani Debroy

Schedule & Registration

Tuesday, May 17

Thursday, June 9

Wednesday, July 13

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Skills for Assertiveness

Do you find yourself saying yes to requests that you should really say no to? Do you have difficulty accepting constructive criticism? Do you have problems asking for what you want? Come and learn how to be assertive!

Note that this is a 2 session workshop. ​Please plan on attending both dates.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitator: Dr. Calli Armstrong 

Schedule & Registration

Tuesday, May 10 & 17

Tuesday, July 19 & 26

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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Skills for Coping with Perfectionism

Do you constantly criticize yourself? Do you feel your efforts are never good enough? Do you set unrealistic standards? Join this group to discuss the role perfectionism plays in your life and develop tools for overcoming it.

 Note: This workshop consists of two sessions.  Please plan on attending both dates. 

 Please register 24 hours prior to the start of the workshop to receive your invitation to the online meeting

Facilitator: Maga-Li Monteilhet-Labossiere 

Schedule & Registration

Wednesday, May 18 & 25

Monday, August 1 & 8

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Skills for Managing Test Anxiety

Interested in learning how to cope more effectively with the stress and anxiety of tests? Join this workshop to acquire the skills to better manage test anxiety and feel comfortable utilizing these skills when needed. This workshop will focus on recognizing signs of test anxiety, applying techniques to manage test anxiety, and identifying steps you can take before, during, and after tests to reduce anxiety.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Jenn Mosher & Myrlie Marcelin

Schedule & Registration

Tuesday, May 31

Tuesday, June 21

Wednesday, July 20

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Skills for Strategic Procrastination

Having difficulty getting started? Do you find yourself putting off tasks? Join this workshop to (1) develop an awareness of what is procrastination and how you procrastinate, (2) identify how procrastination works, and (3) discuss how to change "procrastination to "doing."

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Jos Porter & Margot Nossal

Schedule & Registration

Monday, May 30

Wednesday, June 15

Monday, July 11

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Turning Failure into Success

Interested in learning how to turn failure into success? This workshop will focus on defining failure, describing resilience, grit, and its connection to emotional well-being, and identifying practical steps to build resilience, cope with failure, and create change!

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitators: Connie Lee & Fanny Gutierrez-Meyers

Schedule & Registration

Monday, May 2

Wednesday, May 18

Tuesday, June 14

Tuesday, July 19

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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