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Looking for support? We are here for you

Visit our Mental Health Resources page to discover a wide range of mental health resources for students, faculty and staff. Virtual, on-campus and community resources are available.

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Our Initiatives Explore Our Initiatives

With support from our campus partners, we deliver campuswide mental health initiatives, including:

  • Professor Hippo-on-Campus Mental Health Education Program
  • Thrive Week
  • The Working Mind
  • Mac Mindfulness
  • McMaster Okanagan Special Project Funding (MOSPF)

Mental Health Toolkits Explore Toolkits

Our team of mental health researchers and experts have created toolkits to help staff, faculty and student leaders develop skills and strategies to promote mental health positive environments.

News & Updates

Dr. Catharine Munn Receives Graduate Supervision Award View Article

Dr. Catharine Munn, Lead of the McMaster Okanagan Mental Health Division, is a recipient of a 2024 Health Sciences Excellence in Graduate Supervision Award. Nominated by graduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences, this award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding mentorship and supervision.

Register for Professor Hippo-on-Campus Learn More About Professor Hippo

Are you a McMaster faculty or student-facing staff member and interested in learning more about student mental health? Register for the Professor Hippo-on-Campus Core Program (8 online modules) to learn how to support students in a way that suits your role.

Register for Mac Mindfulness Learn More About Mac Mindfulness

Mac Mindfulness invites graduate students and new faculty to participate in a virtual 4-session mindfulness program. Throughout this program, you will uncover a calmer, more compassionate you as you learn evidence-based stress management strategies.