Peer stories: learn from others

When dealing with mental illness or any wellbeing issues, we can often feel alone. Knowing others struggle or have struggled like us can reduce the feeling of isolation and be useful in working toward our own recovery.

It can also be helpful or inspiring for those supporting friends or family members who are dealing with hardships to read about similar experiences.

How to take care of yourself

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Here are a few tips on how to take care of yourself!

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Hussein | International Student - Personal Story

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Hussein, international student, gives tips about coming to Canada and preparing for winter.

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Michel | Personal Story from the Associate Vice-President, Student Life

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Michel shares his personal story.

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Jonah | Personal story from a uOttawa alumnus

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Jonah shares his story - don't wait to find your place.

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Virginna | International Student - Personal Story

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Virginna : homesickness is normal.

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