Tagged Calgary Distress Centre

Outrun the Stigma comes to campus for fifth year

By Justin Schellenberg, October 6 2017 — Coordinators and participants are gearing up for the fifth-annual Outrun The Stigma (OTS) walk and run on Oct. 14 at the University of Calgary. Registration for the event opens at 8:30 a.m. before kicking off at 10 a.m. at the quad outside the Taylor Family Digital Library. “What we’re aiming…

SU Wellness Centre increases mental health resources available on campus

By Scott Strasser, September 27 2016 — In response to increased counselling requests and a new university-wide mental health strategy, the Students’ Union Wellness Centre launched a new mental health services model this semester. The Wellness Centre will expand its programming and services under the new model, which came into effect Sept. 12. According to…

Outrun the Stigma becomes not-for-profit organization

By Scott Strasser, September 5 2016 — A University of Calgary student initiative to address mental health awareness became a not-for-profit organization this May, paving the way for the group’s expansion. Outrun the Stigma was created in 2013 by the U of C’s Distress Centre on Campus club and the Mental Health Awareness club. The organization…

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