The Shine Cast

University of Guelph, Wellness Education & Promotion Centre

A podcast where we’re opening up conversations around mental health, mental illness, how we cope and how we thrive.

Episode 4: Jaime - Admitting I Deserve Help
Mar 11 2021
Episode 4: Jaime - Admitting I Deserve Help
This episode we’re chatting with Jaime, a student currently doing two degrees as a University of Guelph Business student, as well as studying Astrophysics at Western University. Jaime shares with us her story of living with her multiple diagnoses of anxiety, depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Jaime walks us through some common misconceptions about OCD, what her experience has been like, and how she has found ways to adapt and thrive.  Jaime also talks about her experience speaking on last fall’s Mental Health Panel, part of the University of Guelph’s SHINE Mental Well-Being Week! Our next Mental Health Panel is coming up on Wednesday, March 17th at 5:30pm, so please join us to hear more stories like Jamie’s! Register at: uoguel.ph/mhpw21 This week's episode also includes a giveaway! Listen to the very end of the episode for full details!Episode Resources for U of G Students:University of Guelph Counselling ServicesCrisis Text Line powered by Kid's Help PhoneDisclaimer: This podcast is provided for informational and educational purposes only and should not substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult a local medical professional or healthcare provider if you’re seeking medical advice, diagnoses, or treatment. If you are a student at the University of Guelph, dialing 519 824 4120 ext. 52131 will put you in contact with our health services team. There is urgent counselling available as well as mental health navigators and coordinators to support you further. If you require immediate assistance, call your local emergency number or Good2Talk Mental Health Crisis line by dialing 1 866 925 5454