The University Students’ Council issued the following statement regarding the death of a Western student yesterday:
The USC is heartbroken and shocked to learn of the sudden passing of Maija Nenonen, a third-year student at Ivey School of Business. Our thoughts are with Maija’s friends and family, and the fellow students who have been impacted by this tragic event.
For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/WesternUniversity/posts/10159615649457795
During this time, we must lean on one another as we mourn this loss as a community. Tragic events like this can amplify stress and can have an impact on mental health. We want you to know that we are here to support you. Below are a list of health and wellness resources students can access:
Trauma Based Group Counselling: These group sessions are provided to assist students in easing the emotional stress created by a traumatic event.
- Wednesday, April 13, 2022 from 6-7:30 p.m. ET: https://ca01web.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5cpdeGsqzgqHtVDYVrJOLT8nMicRjE9311K
- Thursday, April 14 from 12-1:30 p.m. ET: https://ca01web.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5MkcO-tqjssHNIm3_asTs4l-kXQsZVRfgIe
USC Peer Support Centre: A safe space in which students can express their feelings and explore resource options. Monday-Friday, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Link for virtual support: http://us06web.zoom.us/j/97246034180
USC Health Plan Resources: https://www.mystudentplan.ca/purplecare/en/home
CMHA Virtual After Hours Crisis Counselling: Extended dates starting Tuesday April 12 – Friday, April 15 from 5-9 p.m. More information here: https://www.uwo.ca/health/psych/index.html
Western Health and Wellness: Counselling appointments available for individuals needing mental health support, in person, via video conference or telephone: https://www.uwo.ca/health/psych/index.html
Good2Talk: Free confidential mental health helpline available 24/7. Call 1-866-925-5454