CICMH Indigenous Post-Secondary Mental Health Needs Assessment Survey

Please note, you must be an SKG Student to fill out the survey.

The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH) is a partnership of 5 organizations, including Colleges Ontario, the Council of Ontario Universities, the College Student Alliance, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance, and the Canadian Mental Health Association- Ontario Division. Our mission is to engage and support Ontario colleges and universities in their commitment to supporting student mental health and well-being. Since our creation, we have worked in collaboration with public colleges and universities on topics related to campus mental health. CICMH takes a holistic view of campus mental health, and we feel strongly that Indigenous students’ and staff’s perspectives need to be embedded in any model of campus mental health.

The primary objective of this project is to identify gaps that exist in supporting Indigenous post-secondary student mental health and well-being across Ontario. Through the distribution of this needs assessment to Indigenous staff and students across Ontario, we hope to reach 200 participants and highlight existing inequities in campus mental health with the goal of creating mental health knowledge management products to support the development of frameworks, policies and programs for Indigenous staff and students within post-secondary institutions. We have worked closely with our Indigenous Advisory group and our Indigenous Post-Secondary community of practice to develop questions that will best capture these gaps and possible improvements, and they have been instrumental in guiding and shaping the work of this needs assessment. This community of practice is made up of members from both Ontario post-secondary institutions and community. A high-level summary report of the findings will be shared with our stakeholders and funder. The findings will also inform the future work of CICMH.

Survey link:

Contact Cheryl Jamieson for the survey password