Pretti's blog

Wellness on University Campuses

  • Posted on: 13 January 2017
  • By: Pretti

When I think about mental health and wellness on university campuses, I automatically think about the lack of relevant resources available. I think about how long the wait is to see a counsellor, wellness activities that conflict with my class schedule, and academic stress that reduces my time for wellness strategies.

Translating School into Reality

  • Posted on: 23 November 2016
  • By: Pretti

When I was placed with mindyourmind for my practicum, I was very excited to be working with an organization that focuses on wellness initiatives. As a student in the Media & Public Interest program at Western University, I spend much of my school time learning about the media’s role in issues of public and social interest. Mental health and wellness plays into a large part of what I study and what I’m interested in learning more about.