Canadian Post-Secondary and Emerging Adult Research


Academic Performance

Bilodeau, C., Meissner, J., Antunes‐Alves, S., Konecki, R., & Ruci, L. (2022). Exploring alliance–outcome associations in a combined mental health and academic counselling setting for at-risk students: The differential role of alliance components, personality, gender and pre-treatment severity. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 22(3), 808-817.

Bilodeau, C., & Meissner, J. (2018). The Effects of a Combined Academic and Personal Counselling Initiative for Post-Secondary Student Retention. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 33(1), 8-25.

Hayes, S., Doucet, D., & Bedi, R. P. (2021). University Students Who Overcame Learned Helplessness: What Helped or Hindered?. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy55(3), 334-362.

Lisnyj, K,T., Gillani, N., Pearl, D. L., McWhirter, J.M., Papadopoulos, A. (2023). Factors associated with stress impacting academic success among post-secondary students: A systematic review. Journal of American College Health, 71:3, 851-861.

Lisnyj, K. T., Pearl, D. L., McWhirter, J. E., & Papadopoulos, A. (2021). Exploration of Factors Affecting Post-Secondary Students’ Stress and Academic Success: Application of the Socio-Ecological Model for Health Promotion. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(7), 3779.

Lisnyj, K. T., Russell, R., & Papadopoulos, A. (2020). Risk and protective factors for anxiety impacting academic performance in post-secondary studentsCanadian Journal of Higher Education50(2), 71–88.

Paré, M. L., & Marcotte, D. (2022). Depressive Symptoms and Academic Performance in College: Do Personal Goals Play a Role?Canadian Journal of Counselling & Psychotherapy/Revue Canadienne de Counseling et de Psychothérapie56(2).

Wilson, C. A., Dave, H., D’Costa, M., Babcock, S. E., & Saklofske, D. H. . (2022). Reaching the Finish Line: Personality and Persistence in Postsecondary EducationCanadian Journal of Higher Education52(2), 1–16.


Access to Care

Chang, W. P., Chen, T., Stuart, H., & Chen, S. P. (2021). Environmental scan of mental wellness resources available on Canadian post-secondary campusesHigher Education81, 1007-1021.

DiPlacito-DeRango, M. L. (2016). Acknowledge the barriers to better the practices: Support for student mental health in higher education. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning7(2), 1–14.

Giamos, D., Lee, A. Y. S., Suleiman, A., Stuart, H., & Chen, S.-P. (2017). Understanding Campus Culture and Student Coping Strategies for Mental Health Issues in Five Canadian Colleges and UniversitiesCanadian Journal of Higher Education47(3), 136–151.

Jaworska, N., De Somma, E., Fonseka, B., Heck, E., & MacQueen, G. M. (2016).Mental Health Services for Students at Postsecondary Institutions: A National Survey (2016). The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry61(12), 766-775.

Karam, S. (2019). Help Wanted: Investigating Help-Seeking Behaviour Among Post-Secondary Students in Relation to Their Mental Health and Well-Being [Western University].

MacDonald, H., Lisnyj, K., & Papadopoulos, A. (2022). Facilitators and Barriers Highlighted by On-Campus Service Providers for Students Seeking Mental Health ServicesCanadian Journal of Higher Education52(2), 81–95.

Malette, N. S. (2020). The college condition: the impact of post-secondary academic environments on undergraduate student mental health stigma, service use and illnesses [University of British Columbia].

Nunes, M., Walker, J. R., Syed, T., De Jong, M., Stewart, D. W., Provencher, M. D., Swinson, R. P., Ferrari, J., & Furer, P. (2014). A national survey of student extended health insurance programs in postsecondary institutions in Canada: Limited support for students with mental health problems. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne, 55(2), 101–109.

Ogrodniczuk, J. S., Kealy, D., & Laverdière, O. (2021). Who is coming through the door? A national survey of self‐reported problems among post‐secondary school students who have attended campus mental health services in CanadaCounselling and Psychotherapy Research21(4), 837-845.

O’Rourke, J. J., Casey, R., Cusick, J., Lochan, S., Sterling, M., Keszthelyi, S., & Higenbottam, J. (2021). An Accessible Mental Health Self-Management Innovation for College Students. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 40(2), 120-125.

Read, A., Lutgens, D., & Malla, A. (2023). A Descriptive Overview of Mental Health Services Offered in Post-Secondary Educational Institutions Across CanadaThe Canadian Journal of Psychiatry68(2), 101-108.

Sall, M., Picard, F., & Pilote, A. (2022). L’accès aux ressources universitaires de la population étudiante en situation de handicap émergent à la maîtrise et au doctorat au QuébecCanadian Journal of Higher Education52(2), 17–30.

Sorkhou, M., Rashid, T., Dere, J., & Uliaszek, A. (2022). Psychological Distress in Treatment-Seeking University Students: An Intersectional Examination of Asian Identity and Gender IdentityJournal of College Student Psychotherapy, 1-21.

Stewart, D. W., Walker, J. R., Beatie, B., Reynolds, K. A., Hahlweg, K., Leonhart, M., Tulloch, A., Group, M. M. R., & Others. (2014). Postsecondary students’ information needs and pathways for help with stress, anxiety, and depressionCanadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy48(3).


Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

Brown, D. M., Hill, R. M., & Wolf, J. K. (2022). Cross-sectional associations between 24-hour movement guideline adherence and suicidal thoughts among Canadian post-secondary studentsMental Health and Physical Activity, 100484.

Brown, D. M. Y., Faulkner, G. E. J., & Kwan, M. Y. W. (2022). Healthier movement behavior profiles are associated with higher psychological wellbeing among emerging adults attending post-secondary education. Journal of Affective Disorders. 

Fagan, M. J., Wunderlich, K., Wu, C., Fang, M., & Faulkner, G. (2023). Lonely but not alone: Examining correlates of loneliness among Canadian post-secondary studentsJournal of American college health, 1-10.

Faulkner, G., Ramanathan, S., & Kwan, M. (2019). Developing a coordinated Canadian post-secondary surveillance system: a Delphi survey to identify measurement priorities for the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS). BMC Public Health19(1), 1-11.

Porter, C. D., McPhee, P. G., Kwan, M. Y., Timmons, B. W., & Brown, D. M. (2023). 24-hour movement guideline adherence and mental health: A cross-sectional study of emerging adults with chronic health conditions and disabilitiesDisability and Health Journal, 101476.

Weatherson, K. A., Joopally, H., Wunderlich, K., Kwan, M. Y., Tomasone, J. R., & Faulkner, G. (2021). Post-secondary students’ adherence to the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults: Results from the first deployment of the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS). Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice, 41(6), 173-181.



Appleby, J. A., King, N., Saunders, K. E., Bast, A., Rivera, D., Byun, J., Cunningham, S., Khera, C., & Duffy, A. C. (2022). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the experience and mental health of university students studying in Canada and the UK: a cross-sectional studyBMJ Open12(1), e050187.

Ballesteros-Valdés, R., & Charles-Leija, H. (2021). A comparative study of wellbeing in students: Tecmilenio case. In Wellbeing and Resilience Education (pp. 33-50). Routledge.

Ewing, L., Hamza, C. A., Walsh, K., Goldstein, A. L., & Heath, N. L. (2022). A Qualitative Investigation of the Positive and Negative Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Post-Secondary Students’ Mental Health and Well-Being. Emerging Adulthood, 10(5), 1312-1327.

Hamza, C. A., Ewing, L., Heath, N. L., & Goldstein, A. L. (2021). When Social Isolation Is Nothing New: A Longitudinal Study on Psychological Distress During COVID-19 Among University Students With and Without Preexisting Mental Health ConcernsCanadian Psychology; Ottawa62(1), 20–30.

Jones, L. B., Vereschagin, M., Wang, A. Y., Munthali, R. J., Pei, J., Richardson, C. G., … & Vigo, D. V. (2022). Suicidal ideation amongst university students during the COVID-19 pandemic: Time trends and risk factors. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 07067437221140375.

King, N., Pickett, W., Keown-Stoneman, C. D. G., Miller, C. B., Li, M., & Duffy, A. (2023). Changes in sleep and the prevalence of probable insomnia in undergraduate university students over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic: findings from the U-Flourish cohort study. BJPsych open9(6), e210.

King, N., Pickett, W., Rivera, D., Byun, J., Li, M., Cunningham, S., & Duffy, A. (2022). The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Mental Health of First-Year Undergraduate Students Studying at a Major Canadian University: A Successive Cohort StudyThe Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 07067437221094549.

Lorenzo, A., Kthupi, A., Liu, W., Hamza, C., Todorova, A. A., Kuburi, S., Ellis, A. K., Keown-Stoneman, C., Fadel, S. A., & Gagnon, F. (2023). The mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on post-secondary students: A longitudinal study. Psychiatry research, 327, 115401.

Morava, A., Sui, A., Ahn, J., Sui, W., & Prapavessis, H. (2023). Lessons from zoom-university: Post-secondary student consequences and coping during the COVID-19 pandemic-A focus group study. PloS one, 18(3), e0281438.

Patterson, Z. R., Gabrys, R. L., Prowse, R. K., Abizaid, A. B., Hellemans, K. G. C., & McQuaid, R. J. (2021). The Influence of COVID-19 on Stress, Substance Use, and Mental Health Among Postsecondary Students. Emerging Adulthood, 9(5), 516-530.

Rashid, T., Gillham, J., Leventhal, S., Zarowsky, Z., & Ashraf, H. (2021). Designing, delivering, and evaluating resilience programs in post-secondary institutions in times of COVID-19: Ten key considerations. In Wellbeing and Resilience Education (pp. 137-160). Routledge.

Rashid, T., & McGrath, R. E. (2020). Strengths-based actions to enhance wellbeing in the time of COVID-19International Journal of Wellbeing, 10(4), 113-132.

Seko, Y., Meyer, J., Bonghanya, R., & Honiball, L. (2022). Mental health support for Canadian postsecondary students during COVID-19 pandemic: An environmental scanJournal of American College Health, 1-5.

Sillcox, C. (2022). Implication of COVID-19 on Post-Secondary Students’ Mental Health: A ReviewMcGill Journal of Medicine20(2).

White, M. A. (2021). Enhancing school–university pre-service teacher professional experience with online wellbeing masterclasses during COVID-19. In Wellbeing and Resilience Education (pp. 161-182). Routledge

Zhu, J., Racine, N., Xie, E. B., Park, J., Watt, J., Eirich, R., … & Madigan, S. (2021). Post-secondary student mental health during COVID-19: A meta-analysisFrontiers in Psychiatry12, 777251.


Digital Tools

Lo, B., Teferi, B., Wong, H. W., Abi-Jaoude, A., Chopra, J., Charow, R., Zhang, M., Shi, J., Johnson, A., Levinson, A., Cleverley, K., Henderson, J., Voineskos, A., & Wiljer, D. (2023). Enhancing the value of digital health tools for mental health help-seeking in Canadian transitional aged youth during the pandemic: Qualitative study. International journal of medical informatics, 182, 105299. Advance online publication.

Pankow, K., King, N., Li, M., Byun, J., Jugoon, L., Rivera, D., … & Duffy, A. (2023). Acceptability and utility of digital well‐being and mental health support for university students: A pilot studyEarly Intervention in Psychiatry.

Shi, J., Lo, B., Wong, H. W., Hollenberg, E., Sanches, M., Abi-Jaoudé, A., Chaim, G., Cleverley, K., Henderson, J., Johnson, A., Levinson, A., Pham, Q., Robb, J., Voineskos, A., & Wiljer, D. (2021). Assessing the usability and user engagement of Thought Spot – A digital mental health help-seeking solution for transition-aged youthInternet Interventions24, 100386.



Condra, M., Dineen, M., Gills, H., Jack-Davies, A., & Condra, E. (2015).Academic Accommodations for Postsecondary Students with Mental Health Disabilities in Ontario, Canada: A Review of the Literature and Reflections on Emerging Issues. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability28(3), 277-291.

Harrison, A. G., & Armstrong, I. (2022). Accommodation Decision-Making for Postsecondary Students with ADHD: Treating the Able as Disabled. Psychological Injury and law, 1-18.

Ko, S., & Petty, L. S. (2020). Assistive technology accommodations for post-secondary students with mental health disabilities: a scoping review.Disability and Rehabilitation. Assistive Technology, 1–7.

Parsons, J., McColl, M. A., Martin, A. K., & Rynard, D. W. (2021). Accommodations and academic performance: First-year university students with disabilitiesCanadian Journal of Higher Education51(1), 41-56.


Indigenous Mental Health

Anonson, J., Huard, S., Kristoff, T., Clarke-Arnault, V., Wilson, V., & Walker, M. E. (2014). The role of elders in post-secondary educational institutesThe Canadian Journal of Native Studies34(2), 1-18.

Bailey, K. A. (2016). Racism within the Canadian university: Indigenous students’ experiencesEthnic and Racial studies39(7), 1261-1279.

Chahar Mahali, S., Beshai, S., & Wolfe, W. L. (2021). The associations of dispositional mindfulness, self-compassion, and reappraisal with symptoms of depression and anxiety among a sample of Indigenous students in CanadaJournal of American College Health69(8), 872-880.

Currie, C. L., Wild, T. C., Schopflocher, D. P., Laing, L., Veugelers, P. J., Parlee, B., & McKennitt, D. W. (2011). Enculturation and alcohol use problems among Aboriginal university studentsThe Canadian Journal of Psychiatry56(12), 735-742.

Currie, C. L., Wild, T. C., Schopflocher, D. P., Laing, L., & Veugelers, P. (2012). Racial discrimination experienced by Aboriginal university students in CanadaThe Canadian Journal of Psychiatry57(10), 617-625.

Hop Wo, N. K., Anderson, K. K., Wylie, L., & MacDougall, A. (2020). The prevalence of distress, depression, anxiety, and substance use issues among Indigenous post-secondary students in CanadaTranscultural Psychiatry57(2), 263-274.

King, A. E., & Brigham, S. M. (2022). “I was like an alien”: Exploring how Indigenous students succeed in university studiesCanadian Journal of Higher Education52(4), 41-55.

Kristoff, T., & Cottrell, M. (2021). Supporting First Nations and Métis Post-Secondary Students’ Academic Persistence: Insights from a Canadian First Nations-affiliated InstitutionCanadian Journal of Higher Education51(2), 46-60.

Mashford-Pringle, A., & Stewart, S. L. (2019). Akiikaa (it is the land): Exploring land-based experiences with university students in OntarioGlobal Health Promotion26(3_suppl), 64-72.

Motz, T. A., & Currie, C. L. (2019). Racially-motivated housing discrimination experienced by Indigenous postsecondary students in Canada: Impacts on PTSD symptomology and perceptions of university stressPublic Health176, 59-67.

Ragoonaden, K., & Mueller, L. (2017). Culturally responsive pedagogy: Indigenizing curriculumCanadian Journal of Higher Education47(2), 22-46.

Shankar, J., Ip, E., Khalema, E., Couture, J., Tan, S., Zulla, R. T., & Lam, G. (2013). Education as a social determinant of health: issues facing Indigenous and visible minority students in postsecondary education in Western Canada. International journal of environmental research and public health10(9), 3908-3929.

Smith, N. L., & Varghese, J. (2016). Role, impacts and implications of dedicated Aboriginal student space at a Canadian universityJournal of Student Affairs Research and Practice53(4), 458-469.

Waters, L. B., Pitawanakwat, R., & Dachyshyn, D. (2021).Decolonizing Time in Post-Secondary ClassroomsJournal of Concurrent Disorders, 142-157.


International Students

de Moissac, D., Graham, J. M., Prada, K., Gueye, N. R., & Rocque, R. (2020). Mental Health Status and Help-Seeking Strategies of International Students in CanadaCanadian Journal of Higher Education50(4), 52–71.

Hanbazaza, M., Kebbe, M., Perez, A., Ball, G. D., Farmer, A. P., Maximova, K., & Willows, N. D. (2021). Food insecurity among international post-secondary students studying on a Canadian campus: a qualitative description study. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 51(2), 33-45.



Beks, T. A., Cairns, S. L., Smygwaty, S., Miranda Osorio, O. A., & Hill, S. J. (2018). Counsellor-in-Residence: Evaluation of a Residence-Based Initiative to Promote Student Mental HealthCanadian Journal of Higher Education48(2), 55–73.

Crooks, C. V., Dunlop, C., & Short, K. (2022). A structured conceptualization of implementation-sensitive interventions for school mental healthCanadian Journal of Community Mental Health41(3), 22-38.

Dell, C. A., Mills, S., Goodfellow, H., & Cruz, M. (2022). A Novel Approach to Supporting Student Mental Health in the University Classroom with Therapy DogsCanadian Journal of Community. 

Fawcett, E., Neary, M., Ginsburg, R., & Cornish, P. (2020). Comparing the effectiveness of individual and group therapy for students with symptoms of anxiety and depression: A randomized pilot studyJournal of American college health : J of ACH68(4), 430–437.

Gardner, P. & Kerridge, K. (2019). Everybody Present: Exploring the use of an in-class meditation intervention to promote positive mental health among university students. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 37(4), 1-13.

Grégoire, S., Lachance, L., Bouffard, T., & Dionne, F. (2018). The use of acceptance and commitment therapy to promote mental health and school engagement in university students: A multisite randomized controlled trialBehavior Therapy49(3), 360-372.

Gulamani, T., Uliaszek, A. A., Chugani, C. D., & Rashid, T. (2020). Attrition and attendance in group therapy for university students: An examination of predictors across timeJournal of clinical psychology76(12), 2155-2169.

Khan, Y. H., Sivapalan, S., & Wang, S. (2023). Assessing the Impact of a Health Education Intervention for Post-secondary International Students in CanadaCureus15(7).

Kostouros, P., & Bennett, D. (2017). Caring About Post-Secondary Student Self-careTransformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal10(3)

Maillé, S., Beaulieu, F., Lachance, L., Grégoire, S. (2024). Barriers and Facilitators to the Implementation of a Peer Support Intervention in Universities. Journal of College Student Mental Health. 1-24.

Miller, C. J., di Pierdomenico, E.-A., & Kadziolka, M. (2017). Mindfulness Correlates with Stress and Coping in University StudentsCanadian Journal of Higher Education47(2), 121–134.

Nedelcu, A., & Grégoire, S. (2022). Evaluating the implementation of an intervention based on acceptance and commitment therapy in postsecondary institutionsJournal of College Student Psychotherapy36(1), 95-112.

Paré, M. L., & Marcotte, D. (2021). Personal Goals as Moderators of a Cognitive-Behavioural Intervention for Depressive Symptoms in College Students (2021). Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health40(2), 1-22.

Rashid, T. et al. (2017). Flourish: A Strengths-Based Approach to Building Student Resilience. In: Proctor, C. (eds) Positive Psychology Interventions in Practice. Springer, Cham.

Stuart, H., Chen, S. P., Krupa, T., Narain, T., Horgan, S., Dobson, K., & Stewart, S. (2019). The caring campus project overviewCanadian Journal of Community Mental Health37(3), 69-82.

Stuart, H., Krupa, T., Druick, D., & Melvin, A. (2022). Evaluating ASK Gatekeeper Training: Supporting Mental Health in Post-Secondary SettingsCanadian Journal of Community Mental Health41(2), 1-16.

Uliaszek, A. A., Hamdullahpur, K., Chugani, C. D., & Rashid, T. (2018). Mechanisms of change in group therapy for treatment-seeking university studentsBehaviour research and therapy109, 10-17.

Uliaszek, A. A., Rashid, T., Williams, G. E., & Gulamani, T. (2016). Group therapy for university students: A randomized control trial of dialectical behavior therapy and positive psychotherapyBehaviour Research and Therapy77, 78-85.

Virk, P., Arora, R., Burt, H., Gadermann, A., Barbic, S., Nelson, M., Davidson, J., Cornish, P., & Doan, Q. (2022). HEARTSMAP-U: Adapting a Psychosocial Self-Screening and Resource Navigation Support Tool for Use by Post-secondary StudentsFrontiers in psychiatry13, 812965.

Wong, H. W., Lo, B., Shi, J., Hollenberg, E., Abi-Jaoude, A., Johnson, A., Chaim, G., Cleverley, K., Henderson, J., Levinson, A., Robb, J., Voineskos, A., & Wiljer, D. (2021). Postsecondary Student Engagement With a Mental Health App and Online Platform (Thought Spot): Qualitative Study of User ExperienceJMIR Mental Health8(4), e23447.

Worsley, J. D., Pennington, A., & Corcoran, R. (2022). Supporting mental health and wellbeing of university and college students: A systematic review of review-level evidence of interventionsPLoS one17(7), e0266725.


Mental Health

Alexander, B. K. (1985). Drug Use, Dependence, and Addiction at a British Columbia University: Good News and Bad News. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 15(2), 13–29.

Bhattarai, A., King, N., Adhikari, K., Dimitropoulos, G., Devoe, D., Byun, J., … & Duffy, A. (2022). Childhood Adversity and Mental Health Outcomes Among University Students: A Longitudinal StudyThe Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 07067437221111368.

Chen, S., Stuart, H., Krupa, T., Dobson, K., and Stewart, S. (2018). The Development and Psychometric Testing of a Substance Use Wellness ToolCanadian Journal of Community Mental Health. 37(3): 83-95.

Doré, I., O’Loughlin, J., Sylvestre, M. P., Sabiston, C. M., Beauchamp, G., Martineau, M., & Fournier, L. (2020). Not flourishing mental health is associated with higher risks of anxiety and depressive symptoms in college students. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health39(1), 33-48.

Ewing, L., Hamza, C. A., & Willoughby, T. (2019). Stressful Experiences, Emotion Dysregulation, and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury among University Students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48(7), 1379–1389.

Ewing, L., Hamza, C.A. (2023). A Person-Centered Investigation Into the Co-Development of Perceived Stress and Internalizing Symptoms Among Post-Secondary Students. J Youth Adolescence 52, 852–865.

Hamza, C. A., & Willoughby, T. (2018). A lab-based study exploring the associations among nonsuicidal self-injury, pain, and emotion among university students. Psychiatry Research, 269, 462–468.

Hamza, C. A., Goldstein, A. L., Heath, N. L., & Ewing, L. (2021). Stressful Experiences in University Predict Non-suicidal Self-Injury Through Emotional Reactivity. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 610670.

Hamza, C. A., Robinson, K., Hasking, P. A., Heath, N. L., Lewis, S. P., Lloyd-Richardson, E., Whitlock, J., & Wilson, M. S. (2021). Educational stakeholders’ attitudes and knowledge about nonsuicidal self-injury among university students: A cross-national study. Journal of American College Health: J of ACH, 1–11.

Henderson, L., Thompson, K., Hudson, A., Dobson, K., Chen, S., and Stewart, S. (2018). An Analysis of Campus Culture, Mental Health, and Drinking at Three Canadian Universities. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health. 37(3): 97-113.

Ford, V., Wooster, A., & Bartram, M. (2021). Work Hard, Party Hard: Harm Reduction in a Postsecondary Setting. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 51(1), 1–14.

Linden, B., Stuart, H., & Ecclestone, A. (2022). Trends in Post-Secondary Student Stress: A Pan-Canadian StudyThe Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 07067437221111365.

Lindsay, J. A. B., McGowan, N. M., King, N., Rivera, D., Li, M., Byun, J., Cunningham, S., Saunders, K. E. A., & Duffy, A. (2022). Psychological predictors of insomnia, anxiety and depression in university students: potential prevention targets. BJPsych open8(3), e86.

Litwiller, F., White, C., Hamilton-Hinch, B., & Gilbert, R. (2021). The Impacts of Recreation Programs on the Mental Health of Postsecondary Students in North America: An Integrative ReviewLeisure Sciences44(1), 96-120.

MacLeod KB, Brownlie EB. (2014). Mental health and transitions from adolescence to emerging adulthood: developmental and diversity considerations. Can J Commun Ment Health. 33:77–86.

Madison E. Raposa , Daniel J. Smithers , Chad M. Coleman & Bernard L. Harlow. (2024). Depression and help-seeking behaviors among college students: Findings from the Healthy Minds Study 2018-2019. Journal of American College Health : J of ACH, 1–8.

McDougall, E. E., Langille, D. B., Steenbeek, A. A., Asbridge, M., & Andreou, P. (2019). The Relationship Between Non-Consensual Sex and Risk of Depression in Female Undergraduates at Universities in Maritime CanadaJournal of interpersonal violence34(21-22), 4597-4619.

Moghimi, E., Stephenson, C., Gutierrez, G., Jagayat, J., Layzell, G., Patel, C., … & Alavi, N. (2023). Mental health challenges, treatment experiences, and care needs of post-secondary students: a cross-sectional mixed-methods studyBMC public health23(1), 1-16.

Moran, R., and Litwiller, F. (2023). University Student Perspectives Negotiating Positive and Negative Mental Health on CampusCanadian Journal of Community Mental Health. 42(3): 81-95.

Morgan, T. L., McFadden, T., Fortier, M. S., Tomasone, J. R., & Sweet, S. N. (2020). Positive mental health and burnout in first to fourth year medical students. Health Education Journal, 79(8), 948-962.

Murray, J. K., & Knudson, S. (2023). Mental health treatment and access for emerging adults in Canada: a systematic review. Frontiers in public health, 11, 1088999.

Narain, T.A., Stuart, H., Krupa, H., Stewart, S., and Dobson, K. (2018). Questioning the Social Norms Approach for Alcohol Reduction in First-Year Undergraduate Students–A Canadian PerspectiveCanadian Journal of Community Mental Health. 37(3): 145-156.

Petrovic, J., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2022). Mindfulness Receptivity, Dispositional Mindfulness, and Coping Self-Efficacy in University Students with and Without a History of Self-InjuryJournal of College Student Psychotherapy, 1-20.

Reynolds, G., Lindsay, B. L., Knaak, S., & Szeto, A. C. H. (2022). Opioid Use Stigma: An Examination of Student Attitudes on Harm Reduction Strategies. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1–17.

Simone, A. C., & Hamza, C. A. (2021). A longitudinal examination of predictors of nonsuicidal self-injury disclosures among university students. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 77(12), 2860–2877.

Thériault, É. R., Walsh, A., MacIntyre, P., & O’Brien PhD, C. (2023). Self-efficacy in health among university students: the role of social support and place. Journal of American College Health, 71(8), 2510–2517.


Mental Health Literacy

Cunningham, C. E., Walker, J. R., Eastwood, J. D., Westra, H., Rimas, H., ChenY., Marcus, M., Swinson, R. P., Bracken, K., & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2014). Modeling mental health information preferences during the early adult years: a discrete choice conjoint experimentJournal of Health Communication19(4), 413–440.

Gilham, C., Austen, E. L., Wei, Y., & Kutcher, S. (2018). Improving mental health literacy in post-secondary students: Field testing the feasibility and potential outcomes of a peer-led approachCanadian Journal of Community Mental Health37(1), 1-12.

King, N., Linden, B., Cunningham, S. et al. (2022).The feasibility and effectiveness of a novel online mental health literacy course in supporting university student mental health: a pilot study.  BMC psychiatry22(1), 515.

Marcus, M. A., Westra, H. A., Eastwood, J. D., Barnes, K. L., & Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2012). What are young adults saying about mental health? An analysis of Internet blogsJournal of Medical Internet Research14(1), e17.

Marcus, M., Westra, H., & Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2012). Mental Health Literacy in Canadian Young Adults: Results of a National Survey. In Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health (Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 1–15).

Thompson, K., Davis-MacNevin, P., Teehan, M., Stewart, S., & Caring Campus Research Team. (2017). The association between secondhand harms from alcohol and mental health outcomes among postsecondary studentsJournal of studies on alcohol and drugs78(1), 70-78.

Wei, Y., Kutcher, S., Austen, E., Comfort, A., Gilham, C., MacDougall, C., McKenna, G., McKinnon, M., Thompson, K., Yeo, E., Zhang, M., Baxter, A., & Matheson, K. (2022). The Impact of Transitions, a Mental Health Literacy Intervention With Embedded Life Skills for Postsecondary Students: Preliminary Findings From a Naturalistic Cohort Study. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 67(6), 452–461.

Zaza, C., & Yeung, R. C. (2023). It’s Time to Bring Mental Health Literacy Education into the Postsecondary Curriculum. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 14(1).


Mental Health Promotion

Antunes‐Alves, S., & Langmuir, T. (2021). Evaluating a combined intervention targeting at-risk post-secondary students: When it comes to graduating, mental health mattersCounselling and Psychotherapy Research21(2), 313-323.

Chen, S. P., Chang, W. P., & Stuart, H. (2020). Self-reflection and screening mental health on Canadian campuses: validation of the mental health continuum modelBMC psychology8(1), 1-8.

Clarke, K., & Arnold, C. H. (2021). An Analysis of Trends and Themes in Research Articles on Canadian Student ServicesCanadian Journal of Higher Education51(3), 145-165

Cunningham, S., & Duffy, A. (2019). Investing in Our Future: Importance of Postsecondary Student Mental Health ResearchCanadian Journal of Psychiatry. Revue Canadienne de Psychiatrie64(2), 79–81.

Ecclestone A, Linden B, Monaghan C, Zheng S. (2023). Canada’s Student Mental Health Network: Protocol for a Comprehensive Program Evaluation. JMIR Research Protocols; 12:e41521.

Flett, G., Khan, A., & Su, C. (2019). Mattering and psychological well-being in college and university students: Review and recommendations for campus-based initiativesInternational Journal of Mental Health and Addiction17, 667-680.

Guimond, A.-J., Provencher, M. D., & Walker, J. R. (2015). Besoins en termes d’information concernant la santé mentale: Profil des jeunes québécois francophonesRevue Québécoise de Psychologie.

Khanlou, N. (2019). Post-Secondary Student Mental Health and Well-being: a Systems and Intersectionality-Informed Approach. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction17(3), 415–417.

Krupa, T., Henderson, L., Horgan,S., Dobson, K., Stuart, H., and Stewart, S. (2018). Engaging Male Post-Secondary Student Leaders to Apply a Campus Cultural and Gender Lens to Reduce Alcohol Misuse: Lessons LearnedCanadian Journal of Community Mental Health. 37(3): 115-126

Kwan, M. Y., Arbour-Nicitopoulos, K. P., Duku, E., & Faulkner, G. (2016). Patterns of multiple health risk–behaviours in university students and their association with mental health: application of latent class analysisHealth promotion and chronic disease prevention in Canada: research, policy and practice36(8), 163.

Linden, B., & Stuart, H. (2020). Post-secondary stress and mental well-being: A scoping review of the academic literature. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health = Revue Canadienne de Sante Mentale Communautaire39(1), 1–32.

Lisnyj, K. (2021). A Capital-Building Approach to Mental Health Promotion in Post-Secondary Students: An Evidence-Informed Strategy to Mitigate Stress Impacting Academic Success on Campus [Springer; Taylor and Francis; MDPI].

McDermott, M., Simmons, M., Lock, J., & Kenny, N. (2020). A World Café Discussion on Well-Being: Considerations for Life in the UniversityCanadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning11(2), n2.

Ng, P., & Padjen, M. (2019). An Overview of Post-Secondary Mental Health on Campuses in Ontario: Challenges and Successes. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction17(3), 531–541.

Poole, H., Khan, A., & Agnew, M. (2018). Stressing in the Fall: Effects of a Fall Break on Undergraduate StudentsCanadian Journal of Higher Education48(3), 141–164.

Porter, S. (2018). A descriptive study of post-secondary student mental health crises. College Quarterly21(3).

Rodriguez, P., Beaulac, J., Walker, J., and the Child Health Research Group. (2013). A Consumer Approach to Knowledge Translation of Health Promotion Information in Primary CareGlobal Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 4(1), 1-9.

Squires, V., & London, C. (2021). The Okanagan Charter: Evolution of health promotion in Canadian higher educationCanadian Journal of Higher Education51(3), 100-114.

Stanton, A., Zandvliet, D., Dhaliwal, R., & Black, T. (2016). Understanding Students’ Experiences of Well-Being in Learning EnvironmentsHigher Education Studies6(3), 90-99.

Szeto, A. C. H., & Lindsay, B. L. (2021). Stigma Reduction in Postsecondary SettingsThe Stigma of Mental Illness: Models and Methods of Stigma Reduction, 111.

Szeto, A. C. H., Henderson, L., Lindsay, B. L., Knaak, S., & Dobson, K. S. (2021). Increasing resiliency and reducing mental illness stigma in post-secondary students: A meta-analytic evaluation of the inquiring mind programJournal of American College Health: J of ACH, 1–11.

Thaivalappil A, Stringer J, Burnett A, Papadopoulos A. Institutional Factors Affecting Postsecondary Student Mental Wellbeing: A Scoping Review of the Canadian Literature. Psych. 2023; 5(3):630-649.

Tremblay, P., Harris, R., Berman, H., MacQuarrie, B., Hutchinson, G. E., Smith, M. A., Braley, S., Jelley, J., & Dearlove, K. (2008). Negative Social Experiences of University and College StudentsCanadian Journal of Higher Education38(3), 57–75.

Wasylkiw, L., Hanson, S., Lynch, L. M., Vaillancourt, E., & Wilson, C. (2020). Predicting undergraduate student outcomes: Competing or complementary roles of self-esteem, self-compassion, self-efficacy, and mindsets?Canadian Journal of Higher Education50(2), 1–14.

Wiens, K., Bhattarai, A., Dores, A., Pedram, P., Williams, J. V. A., Bulloch, A. G. M., & Patten, S. B. (2020). Mental Health among Canadian Postsecondary Students: A Mental Health Crisis?Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Revue Canadienne de Psychiatrie65(1), 30–35.

Windhorst, E., & Williams, A. (2016). Bleeding at the roots: Post-secondary student mental health and nature affiliation.The Canadian Geographer. Geographe Canadien60(2), 232–238.

Woodgate, R. L., Gonzalez, M., Stewart, D., Tennent, P., & Wener, P. (2020). A Socio-Ecological Perspective on Anxiety Among Canadian University Students. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 54(3), 486-519.


Physical Activity

deJonge, M. L., Omran, J., Faulkner, G. E., & Sabiston, C. M. (2020). University students’ and clinicians’ beliefs and attitudes towards physical activity for mental health. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 18(100316), 100316.

deJonge, M. L., Jain, S., Faulkner, G. E., & Sabiston, C. M. (2021). On campus physical activity programming for post-secondary student mental health: Examining effectiveness and acceptability. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 20, 100391.

Nesbitt, A. E., Collins, K. J., Nalder, E., & Sabiston, C. M. (2021). Occupational outcomes of a physical activity intervention for post-secondary student mental health. . Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 88(3), 254-265.



De Somma, E., Jaworska, N., Heck, E., & MacQueen, G. M. (2017). Campus mental health policies across Canadian regions: Need for a national comprehensive strategy.Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne58(2), 161–167.

Green, D. S., Goldstein, A. L., Yousaf, A., & Ansari, N. Mandated Leave Policies in the Context of Student Mental Health Challenges at Canadian Universities: A Framework AnalysisCanadian Journal of Higher Education.

Monaghan, C., Linden, B., & Stuart, H. (2021). Postsecondary Mental Health Policy in Canada: A Scoping Review of the Grey Literature: Politique de santé mentale post-secondaire au Canada: un examen de la portée de la littérature griseCanadian Journal of Psychiatry. Revue Canadienne de Psychiatrie66(7), 603–615.

Pilato, K. A., Law, M. P., Hay, J. A., Narushima, M., & Moore, S. A. (2022). Stress Testing the University Fall Break Policy: Understanding the Impact on Student Mental HealthCanadian Journal of Higher Education52(1), 70-82.

Washburn, C. A., & Mandrusiak, M. (2010). Campus Suicide Prevention and Intervention: Putting Best Practice Policy into ActionCanadian Journal of Higher Education40(1), 101–119.


Post-Secondary Surveys

Linden, B. (2021). Cross-Canada Release of the Post-Secondary Student Stressors Index (PSSI): Protocol for a Cross-sectional, Repeated Measures Study. JMIR Research Protocols10(8), e27713.

Linden, B., & Stuart, H. (2019). Canadian Post-Secondary Student Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Descriptive Analysis.

Linden, B., & Stuart, H. (2019). Psychometric assessment of the Post- Secondary Student Stressors Index (PSSI). In BMC Public Health (Vol. 19, Issue 1).

Linden, B., Boyes, R., & Stuart, H. (2020). The Post-Secondary Student Stressors Index: Proof of concept and implications for use. In Journal of American College Health (pp. 1–9).

Linden, B., Boyes, R., & Stuart, H. (2021). Cross-sectional trend analysis of the NCHA II survey data on Canadian post-secondary student mental health and wellbeing from 2013 to 2019. BMC Public Health21(1), 590.


Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Gholamrezaei, M., Heath, N. L., Pereira, L., De Stefano, J., & Böke, B. N. (2023). Nonsuicidal self-injury, mental health service use, and cultural perspectives among ethnically diverse university students. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health42(1), 1-26.

Mia Tulli-Shah, Odion Welch, and Emmanuel Onah. (2024). Black Youth Mentorship: Project Artemo and Opportunities for Proactive Cross-Sector Mental Wellness Support. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health.

Oram, R., Sullivan, R., & Rogers, M. A. (2023). Comparison of the perceptions of need satisfaction and need frustration between racialized and non-racialized undergraduate students. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 53(1), 16-31.

Penner, K., de Moissac, D., Rocque, R., Giasson, F., Prada, K., & Brochu, P. (2021). Sense of belonging and social climate in an official language minority post-secondary settingCanadian Journal of Higher Education51(4), 26-39.

Srivastava, R., & Srivastava, R. (2019). Impact of cultural identity on mental health in post-secondary students. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction17, 520-530.

Srivastava, R., & Srivastava, R. (2019). Supporting post-secondary youth mental health through inclusive practices attuned to cultureCulture, Diversity and Mental Health-Enhancing Clinical Practice, 225-242.


Service Models & Programs

Berger, M., Fernando, S., Churchill, A., Cornish, P., Henderson, J., Shah, J., Tee, K., & Salmon, A. (2022). Scoping review of stepped care interventions for mental health and substance use service delivery to youth and young adultsEarly intervention in psychiatry16(4), 327–341.

Cornish, P. A., Berry, G., Benton, S., Barros-Gomes, P., Johnson, D., Ginsburg, R., Whelan, B., Fawcett, E., & Romano, V. (2017). Meeting the mental health needs of today’s college student: Reinventing services through Stepped Care 2.0Psychological services14(4), 428–442.

Dietsche, P. (2012). Use of Campus Support Services by Ontario College StudentsCanadian Journal of Higher Education42(3), 65–92.

Heck, E., Jaworska, N., DeSomma, E., Dhoopar, A. S., MacMaster, F. P., Dewey, D., & MacQueen, G. (2014). A Survey of Mental Health Services at Post-Secondary Institutions in Alberta. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (Vol. 59, Issue 5, pp. 250–258).

Paul, S., Battistelli, R., & Arbour, S. (2024). Impact of Recovery Colleges in Postsecondary Institutions in Canada – Preliminary Findings. Emerging Adulthood. 0(0).

Rampal, N., Kaukab, T., & Parekh, K. (2020). Perspectives of Post-Secondary Students on Community Mental Health Services. University of Toronto Journal of Public Health1(1).

Thannhauser, J. E., Brillon, H., Nordstokke, D., Szeto, A. C. H., & Dobson, K. S. (2023). Evaluation of a Multidisciplinary Resilience Program for Post-Secondary Students: A Pilot StudyCanadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 42(3): 13-27.

Thannhauser, J.E., Szeto, A.C.H., Dobson, K.S. and Nordstokke, D. (2022). Using participant-oriented research in post-secondary mental health program development and evaluationJournal of Public Mental Health, 21(4), 323-330.

Uliaszek, A.A., Rashid, T. & Zarowsky, Z. The Role of Signature Strengths in Treatment Outcome: Initial Results from a Large and Diverse University SampleJ Contemp Psychother 52, 15–21 (2022).

VanHeerwaarden, N., Ferguson, G., Abi-Jaoude, A., Johnson, A., Hollenberg, E., Chaim, G., Cleverley, K., Eysenbach, G., Henderson, J., Levinson, A., Robb, J., Sharpe, S., Voineskos, A., & Wiljer, D. (2018). The Optimization of an eHealth Solution (Thought Spot) with Transition-Aged Youth in Postsecondary Settings: Participatory Design ResearchJournal of Medical Internet Research20(3), e79.

Wiljer, D., Johnson, A., McDiarmid, E., Abi-Jaoude, A., Ferguson, G., Hollenberg, E., van Heerwaarden, N., Tripp, T., & Law, M. (2017). Thought Spot: Co-Creating Mental Health Solutions with Post-Secondary StudentsStudies in health technology and informatics234, 370–375.

Wiljer, D., Shi, J., Lo, B., Sanches, M., Hollenberg, E., Johnson, A., Abi-Jaoudé, A., Chaim, G., Cleverley, K., Henderson, J., Isaranuwatchai, W., Levinson, A., Robb, J., Wong, H. W., & Voineskos, A. (2020). Effects of a Mobile and Web App (Thought Spot) on Mental Health Help-Seeking Among College and University Students: Randomized Controlled TrialJournal of Medical Internet Research22(10), e20790.

Wiljer, D., Abi-Jaoude, A., Johnson, A., Ferguson, G., Sanches, M., Levinson, A., … & Voineskos, A. (2016). Enhancing Self-Efficacy for Help-Seeking Among Transition-Aged Youth in Postsecondary Settings With Mental Health and/or Substance Use Concerns, Using Crowd-Sourced Online and Mobile Technologies: The Thought Spot Protocol. JMIR Research Protocols, 5(4), e6446.

Wong, H. W., Lo, B., Shi, J., Hollenberg, E., Abi-Jaoude, A., Johnson, A., … & Wiljer, D. (2021). Postsecondary Student Engagement With a Mental Health App and Online Platform (Thought Spot): Qualitative Study Assessing Factors Related to User Experience. JMIR mental health, 8(4), e23447

Yuen, S., Arasaratnam. G., Washburn, C. (2023). Embedded counseling programs in post-secondary settings. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy
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Student Athletes

Dubuc-Charbonneau, N. M., & Durand-Bush, N. (2014). Exploring levels of student-athlete burnout at two Canadian universitiesCanadian Journal of Higher Education44(2), 135–151.

Sullivan, P., Blacker, M., Murphy, J., & Cairney, J. (2019). Levels of Psychological Distress of Canadian University Student-AthletesCanadian Journal of Higher Education49(1), 47–59.

Van Slingerland, K. J., Durand-Bush, N., & Rathwell, S. (2018). Levels and Prevalence of Mental Health Functioning in Canadian University Student-AthletesCanadian Journal of Higher Education48(2), 149–168.


Teaching Practices

DiPlacito-DeRango, M. L. (2021). Mapping the Role of Instructors in Canadian Post-Secondary Student Mental Health Support Systems.International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1–15.

Di Placito-De Rango, M. L. (2018). Situating the post-secondary instructor in a supportive role for the mental health and well-being of studentsInternational Journal of Mental Health and Addiction16(2), 284-290

Lane, K., Teng, M. Y-C, Barnes, S., Moore, K., & Lee, M. (2018). Using appreciative inquiry to understand the role of teaching practices in student well-being at a research-intensive university. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 9(2).

Parizeau, K. (2022). Uneven Learning Landscapes Ahead: Instructor Perspectives on Undergraduate Student Mental HealthCanadian Journal of Higher Education52(2), 67–80.


Transition into Post-Secondary Education

Adams, K. L., Saunders, K. E., Keown-Stoneman, C. D. G., & Duffy, A. C. (2021). Mental health trajectories in undergraduate students over the first year of university: a longitudinal cohort studyBMJ Open11(12), e047393.

Duffy, A., Keown-Stoneman, C., Goodday, S., Horrocks, J., Lowe, M., King, N., Pickett, W., McNevin, S. H., Cunningham, S., Rivera, D., Bisdounis, L., Bowie, C. R., Harkness, K., & Saunders, K. E. A. (2020). Predictors of mental health and academic outcomes in first-year university students: Identifying prevention and early-intervention targetsBJPsych Open6(3), e46.

Curtis, A. BA., Bearden, A., Prowse Turner, J. Post‐secondary student transitions and mental health: Literature review and synthesis. (2023). New Directions for Higher Education., 2023 (201–202), 63–86.

Flett, G. L., Goldstein, A., Wall, A.-M., Hewitt, P. L., Wekerle, C., & Azzi, N. (2008). Perfectionism and binge drinking in Canadian students making the transition to universityJournal of American College Health: J of ACH57(2), 249–253.

Goodday, S. M., Rivera, D., Foran, H., King, N., Milanovic, M., Keown-Stoneman, C. D., Horrocks, J., Tetzlaff, E., Bowie, C. R., Pickett, W., Harkness, K., Saunders, K. E., Cunningham, S., McNevin, S., & Duffy, A. (2019). U-Flourish university students well-being and academic success longitudinal study: a study protocolBMJ Open9(8), e029854.

King, N., Pickett, W., McNevin, S. H., Bowie, C. R., Rivera, D., Keown-Stoneman, C., Harkness, K., Cunningham, S., Milanovic, M., Saunders, K. E. A., Goodday, S., Duffy, A., & U-Flourish Student Well-Being and Academic Success Research Group. (2021). Mental health need of students at entry to university: Baseline findings from the U-Flourish Student Well-Being and Academic Success StudyEarly Intervention in Psychiatry15(2), 286–295.

King, N., Rivera, D., Cunningham, S., Pickett, W., Harkness, K., McNevin, S. H., Milanovic, M., Byun, J., Khanna, A., Atkinson, J., Saunders, K. E. A., & Duffy, A. (2021). Mental health and academic outcomes over the first year at university in international compared to domestic Canadian studentsJournal of American College Health: J of ACH, 1–10.

Parker, J. D., Hogan, M. J., Eastabrook, J. M., Oke, A., & Wood, L. M. (2006). Emotional intelligence and student retention: Predicting the successful transition from high school to universityPersonality and Individual differences41(7), 1329-1336.

Parker, J. D., Summerfeldt, L. J., Hogan, M. J., & Majeski, S. A. (2004). Emotional intelligence and academic success: examining the transition from high school to universityPersonality and individual differences36(1), 163-172.

Samuel, R., & Kamenetsky, S. B. (2022). Help-Seeking Preferences and Factors Associated with Attitudes Toward Seeking Mental Health Services Among First-Year UndergraduatesCanadian Journal of Higher Education, 30–50.

Villatte, A., Marcotte, D., & Potvin, A. (2017). Correlates of Depression in First-Year College StudentsCanadian Journal of Higher Education47(1), 114–136.

Volstad, C., Hughes, J., Jakubec, S. L., Flessati, S., Jackson, L., & Martin-Misener, R. (2020). “You have to be okay with okay”: experiences of flourishing among university students transitioning directly from high school. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being15(1), 1834259.

Wilcox, G., & Nordstokke, D. (2019). Predictors of university student satisfaction with life, academic self-efficacy, and achievement in the first yearCanadian Journal of Higher Education/Revue Canadienne D’enseignement Supérieur49(1), 104–124.



Alessi, E. J., Sapiro, B., Kahn, S., & Craig, S. L. (2017). The first-year university experience for sexual minority students: A grounded theory explorationJournal of LGBT Youth14(1), 71-92.

Friedlander, L. J., Reid, G. J., Shupak, N., & Cribbie, R. (2007).Hearing “that’s so gay” and “no homo” on academic outcomes for LGBQ + college studentsJournal of college student development48(3), 259-274.

Friedlander, L. J., Reid, G. J., Shupak, N., & Cribbie, R. (2007).Social Support, Self-Esteem, and Stress as Predictors of Adjustment to University Among First-Year UndergraduatesJournal of college student development48(3), 259-274.

Peter, T., & Taylor, C. (2014). Buried above ground: A university-based study of risk/protective factors for suicidality among sexual minority youth in CanadaJournal of LGBT Youth11(2), 125-149.

Pitcher, E. N., Camacho, T. P., Renn, K. A., & Woodford, M. R. (2018). Affirming policies, programs, and supportive services: Using an organizational perspective to understand LGBTQ+ college student success. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 11(2), 117–132.

Schenk Martin, R., Sasso, T., & González-Morales, M. G. (2020). LGBTQ+ students in higher education: An evaluation of website data and accessible, ongoing resources in Ontario universitiesPsychology & Sexuality11(1-2), 75-87.

Taylor, K., Coulombe, S., Coleman, T. A., Cameron, R., Davis, C., Wilson, C. L., … & Travers, R. (2022). Social support, discrimination, and Self-Esteem in LGBTQ+ high school and Post-Secondary studentsJournal of LGBT Youth19(3), 350-374.

Woodford, M. R., Kulick, A., Sinco, B. R., & Hong, J. S. (2014). Contemporary heterosexism on campus and psychological distress among LGBQ students: The mediating role of self-acceptance. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 84(5), 519–529.

Woodford, M. R., Chonody, J. M., Kulick, A., Brennan, D. J., & Renn, K. (2015). The LGBQ Microaggressions on Campus Scale: A Scale Development and Validation StudyJournal of homosexuality62(12), 1660-1687

Woodford, M. R., & Kulick, A. (2015). Academic and Social Integration on Campus Among Sexual Minority Students: The Impacts of Psychological and Experiential Campus ClimateAmerican journal of community psychology55, 13-24.

Woodford, M. R., Kulick, A., & Atteberry, B. (2015). Protective factors, campus climate, and health outcomes among sexual minority college studentsJournal of Diversity in Higher Education, 8(2), 73–87.

Woodford, M. R., Joslin, J. Y., Pitcher, E. N., & Renn, K. A. (2017). A mixed-methods inquiry into trans* environmental microaggressions on college campuses: Experiences and outcomes. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 26(1-2), 95-111.

Woodford, M. R., Kulick, A., Garvey, J. C., Sinco, B. R., & Hong, J. S. (2018). LGBTQ policies and resources on campus and the experiences and psychological well-being of sexual minority college students: Advancing research on structural inclusion. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 5(4), 445–456.

Woodford, MR, Weber, G., Nicolazzo, Z., Hunt, R., Kulick, A., Coleman, T., Coulombe, S., Renn, KA (2018). Depression and attempted suicide among LGBTQ college students: Fostering resilience to the effects of heterosexism and cisgenderism on campus. Journal of College Student Development, 59(4), 421-438.



Healthy Campus Research

Brooker, A., & Vu, C. (2020). How do University Experiences Contribute to Students’ Psychological Wellbeing? In Student Success (Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 99–108).

Came, H. A., & Tudor, K. (2020). The whole and inclusive university: a critical review of health promoting universities from Aotearoa New Zealand. Health Promotion International, 35(1), 102–110.

Cawood, J., Dooris, M., & Powell, S. (2010). Healthy universities: shaping the future. Perspectives in Public Health, 130(6), 259–260.

Deasy, C., Coughlan, B., Pironom, J., Jourdan, D., & Mcnamara, P. M. (2015). Psychological distress and lifestyle of students: implications for health promotion. In Health Promotion International (Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 77–87).

Doherty, S., Cawood, J., & Dooris, M. (2011). Applying the whole-system settings approach to food within universities. Perspectives in Public Health, 131(5), 217–224.

Dooris, M. (2001). The “Health Promoting University”: a critical exploration of theory and practice. In Health Education (Vol. 101, Issue 2, pp. 51–60).

Dooris, M., & Doherty, S. (2010). Healthy Universities: current activity and future directions–findings and reflections from a national-level qualitative research study. Global Health Promotion, 17(3), 6–16.

Dooris, M., Doherty, S., Cawood, J., & Powell, S. (2012). The Healthy Universities Approach: Adding Value to the Higher Education Sector. In Health Promotion Settings: Principles and Practice (pp. 153–169).

Dooris, M., Doherty, S., & Orme, J. (2017). The Application of Salutogenesis in Universities. In The Handbook of Salutogenesis (pp. 237–245).

Dooris, M., Farrier, A., Doherty, S., Holt, M., Monk, R., & Powell, S. (2018). The UK Healthy Universities Self-Review Tool: Whole System Impact. Health Promotion International, 33(3), 448–457.

Dooris, M., Farrier, A., Powell, S., & Holt, M. (2019). Whole system approaches to health in higher education. In Health Education (Vol. 119, Issue 4, pp. 246–258).

Dooris, M., Powell, S., & Farrier, A. (2020). Conceptualizing the “whole university” approach: an international qualitative study. In Health Promotion International (Vol. 35, Issue 4, pp. 730–740).

Dooris, M., Powell, S., Parkin, D., & Farrier, A. (2021). Health promoting universities: effective leadership for health, well-being and sustainability. In Health Education (Vol. 121, Issue 3, pp. 295–310).

Fernandez, A., Howse, E., Rubio-Valera, M., Thorncraft, K., Noone, J., Luu, X., Veness, B., Leech, M., Llewellyn, G., & Salvador-Carulla, L. (2016). Setting-based interventions to promote mental health at the university: a systematic review. International Journal of Public Health, 61(7), 797–807.

Haas, J., Baber, M., Byrom, N., Meade, L., & Nouri-Aria, K. (2018). Changes in student physical health behaviour: an opportunity to turn the concept of a Healthy University into a reality. Perspectives in Public Health, 138(6), 316–324.

Holt, M., Monk, R., Powell, S., & Dooris, M. (2015). Student perceptions of a healthy university. In Public Health (Vol. 129, Issue 6, pp. 674–683).

Holt, M., & Powell, S. (2017). Healthy Universities: a guiding framework for universities to examine the distinctive health needs of its own student population. Perspectives in Public Health, 137(1), 53–58.

Innstrand, S. T., & Christensen, M. (2020). Healthy Universities. The development and implementation of a holistic health promotion intervention programme especially adapted for staff working in the higher educational sector: the ARK study. Global Health Promotion, 27(1), 68–76.

Lugosi, P. (2019). Campus foodservice experiences and student wellbeing: An integrative review for design and service interventions. In International Journal of Hospitality Management (Vol. 83, pp. 229–235).

McDonald, H., Gould, R., Delaney, D., & Vecchio, N. (2021). An investigation of the health-promoting practices of Australian universities. Health Promotion International, 36(5), 1403–1412.

Newton, J., Dooris, M., & Wills, J. (2016). Healthy universities: an example of a whole-system health-promoting setting. Global Health Promotion, 23(1 Suppl), 57–65.

Orme, J., & Dooris, M. (2010). Integrating health and sustainability: the higher education sector as a timely catalyst. Health Education Research, 25(3), 425–437.

Reis, M., Ramiro, L., Gomez-Baya, D. and Gaspar de Matos, M. (2018) The Promotion of Healthy Universities: A Systematic Review. CPQ Women and Child Health 1(3): 01-15.

Sarmiento, J. P. (2017). Healthy universities: mapping health-promotion interventions. In Health Education (Vol. 117, Issue 2, pp. 162–175).

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