Canadian Post-Secondary and Emerging Adult Research


Academic Performance

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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).



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.

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.

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.

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


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.


Mental Health and Exercise

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 Activity20, 100391.

deJonge, M. L., Omran, J., Faulkner, G. E., & Sabiston, C. M. (2020). University students’ and clinicians’ beliefs and attitudes towards physical activity for mental healthMental Health and Physical Activity18(100316), 100316.


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.

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.

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.


Mental Health Promotion

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.

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.

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].

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.

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.

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.


Nonsuicidal Self-Injury

Ewing, L., Hamza, C. A., & Willoughby, T. (2019). Stressful Experiences, Emotion Dysregulation, and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury among University StudentsJournal of Youth and Adolescence48(7), 1379–1389.

Hamza, C. A., & Willoughby, T. (2018). A lab-based study exploring the associations among nonsuicidal self-injury, pain, and emotion among university studentsPsychiatry Research269, 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 ReactivityFrontiers in Psychology12, 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 studyJournal of American College Health: J of ACH, 1–11.

Simone, A. C., & Hamza, C. A. (2021). A longitudinal examination of predictors of nonsuicidal self-injury disclosures among university studentsJournal of Clinical Psychology77(12), 2860–2877



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.

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.

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.


Service Models & Programs

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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).

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.

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).

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.

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.

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, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.


Substance Use

Alexander, B. K. (1985). Drug Use, Dependence, and Addiction at a British Columbia University: Good News and Bad NewsCanadian Journal of Higher Education15(2), 13–29.

Ford, V., Wooster, A., & Bartram, M. (2021). Work Hard, Party Hard: Harm Reduction in a Postsecondary SettingCanadian Journal of Higher Education51(1), 1–14.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



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).

Stanton, A. et al (2013) Building healthy campus communities: The adaptation of a workplace tool to understand better student wellbeing within higher education settings. Education & Health 31 (3):84-90.

Stock, C., Milz, S., & Meier, S. (2010). Network evaluation: principles, structures and outcomes of the German working group of Health Promoting Universities. In Global Health Promotion (Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 25–32).

Suárez-Reyes, M., Muñoz Serrano, M., & Van den Broucke, S. (2019). How do universities implement the Health Promoting University concept? Health Promotion International, 34(5), 1014–1024.

Suárez-Reyes, M., Muñoz Serrano, M., & Van den Broucke, S. (2021). Factors influencing the implementation of the Health Promoting University initiative: experiences of Ibero-American universities. Health Promotion International, 36(5), 1346–1356.

Suárez-Reyes, M., & Van den Broucke, S. (2016). Implementing the Health Promoting University approach in culturally different contexts: a systematic review. Global Health Promotion, 23(1 Suppl), 46–56.

Taylor, P., Saheb, R., & Howse, E. (2019). Creating healthier graduates, campuses and communities: Why Australia needs to invest in health promoting universities. Health Promotion Journal of Australia: Official Journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals, 30(2), 285–289.

Usher, W. (2020). Living in quiet desperation: The mental health epidemic in Australia’s higher education. In Health Education Journal (Vol. 79, Issue 2, pp. 138–151).

van den Bogerd, N., Dijkstra, S. C., Seidell, J. C., & Maas, J. (2018). Greenery in the university environment: Students’ preferences and perceived restoration likelihood. PloS One, 13(2), e0192429.

Xiangyang, T., Lan, Z., Xueping, M., Tao, Z., Yuzhen, S., & Jagusztyn, M. (2003). Beijing health promoting universities: practice and evaluation. Health Promotion International, 18(2), 107–113.


Cornish, P. (2020). Stepped care 2.0: A paradigm shift in mental health. Springer Nature.

Zangeneh, M., & Nouroozifa, M. (2022). Post-secondary education student mental health: A global perspective. CDS Press.