Mount Allison University dedicates itself to the creation of a mentally healthy campus where all students are supported and encouraged to reach academic success and personal wellness.

Services, supports, and initiatives are continually added and supported to meet the needs of students with mental health issues/illnesses.

Supporting mental health does not only happen by providing clinical services such as counselling, therapy, and support groups — it is promoting overall student well-being in a supportive, creative, and innovative fashion.

This includes:

  • increasing the mental health literacy of faculty and staff
  • working with students with mental disorders/issues
  • promoting help-seeking behavior among students
  • decreasing the stigma that still surrounds mental disorders

Mental health initiatives at Mount Allison are part of an overall framework with the following components: