Thrive Week 2021 is November 1 to November 5

Introducing Thrive 365 – Because each day is an opportunity to Thrive. Join us throughout the year for a variety of events focusing on building positive mental health for all. Check out the Thrive Events Page to sign up.
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You Can THRIVE at Queen’s University

Get inspired by Thriving Queens’s students, staff, and faculty

The Statistics

Canadians will personally experience a mental illness in their lifetime (2015, CMHA)
(6.6 million) of Canadians aged 15 and older reported that most days were ‘quite a bit’ or ‘extremely stressful’ (2013, Stats Canada)
of people with depression recover and early intervention leads to higher incidence of recovery (2015, CMHA)
of college students have “seriously considered suicide” during the past year. (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
of people suffer in silence fearing judgment and rejection. (Canadian Medical Association)
of Canadians think people use the term mental illness as an excuse for bad behavior, and 27% say they would be fearful of being around someone who suffers from serious mental illness. (CAMH)
of students living with a mental health condition experienced a mental health crisis on campus. Yet, 34.2 percent reported that their college did not know about their crisis (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Get help, reach out.

Whether you need help for yourself or you’re concerned about someone else, reach out.

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From department assistants and librarians to admissions coordinators and researchers, at Queen's, our staff and faculty are the heart of the Queen's experience.

HR Services

For more information please contact the Human Resources Return to Work unit at: or click “Learn More”
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Student Wellness

Student Wellness Services supports the personal, academic, and social development of students at Queen's University by providing a range of programs and services.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a welcoming, confidential, and integrated service that is responsive to the needs of students.
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Employee &
Family Assistance Program

Your EFAP is a confidential, professional counselling and wellness service that is there to provide support for those times when a little extra help is needed. Available to all Queen's employees and their families.

24-hour EFAP Services

For 24-hour EFAP services call: 1.800.663.1142 or 1.866.398.9505 (Numéro sans frais – en français)
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