Videos help UVic students tackle mental-health problems

The Times Colonist featured a story in its weekend edition about the UVic Bounce initiative. Rebecca Gagan, an assistant teaching professor in the English department, founded UVic Bounce, which was based on a similar project at Stanford University in California called the Resilience Project.

"Whether it’s mental health or other challenges, students can feel very alone, even a deep sense of shame,” said Gagan, director of UVic Bounce. “We want to say: ‘This university, this community, your professors and your administrators — we have your back. We support you, and it’s OK to have difficulties and to share them with us.’ ”

Read the full story in the Times Colonist.