The Mount Wellness Centre and Food Bank is a service of the Mount Students’ Union and provides current Mount students with a variety of services, information & resources.
Brittany Murphy, Wellness Centre Manager
MISSION: The main mission of the Wellness Pantry is to provide students with fresh food and to promote hunger awareness through various campaigns, while continuing to sustain a respectful and private environment.
COMPASSION: We care about our students and show compassion towards understanding their needs, privacy, and accommodations; no matter their race, gender, or sexual orientation.
INTEGRITY: We value the well being of our students, and strive to merit the integrity of the centre & pantry by keeping up to date with all of our resources, and providing full attention to students in need.
RESPECT: We respect the beliefs and cultures of all students who enter the centre & pantry. We treat students with dignity, consideration and welcome those from diverse backgrounds, and experiences.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We are committed to the best use of resources and are clearly focused on the achievement of the Wellness Centre & Wellness Pantry’s mission.
Volunteer opportunities are available for the Wellness Centre and Food Bank. Enhance your resume or create a new one. Drop by Rosaria 106a to ask any questions or go here to apply online. Confidentiality Agreements are signed by all volunteers
SERVICES & INFORMATION
The Wellness Centre’s main mission is to provide students with a safe and secure atmosphere. The Wellness Centre is a non-judgemental area in which students are welcomed to visit for information on sexuality, mental health, fair-treatment and services offered on campus.
The Wellness Center also offers free services in the way of condoms, personal hygiene products and food. Drop by and see what the Wellness Centre can do for you!!
The Wellness Centre features a resource library on a variety of topics, such as:
Contraception – Eating Disorders – Sexually Transmitted Infections – Mental Health – Sexual Health – Multiculturalism – Sexual Orientation – Human Rights – Violence Against Women
We also have free condoms and lube, courtesy of Planned Parenthood of Halifax. The Wellness Centre is a proud member of Planned Parenthood Federation of Canada, Halifax Clinic.
Do you have a question about your health and wellbeing? This page will be a starting point to start getting some of the answers.
MSVU Students’ Union has their own health and dental plan. You have the option if you want to by the set DEADLINE. For more information contact Patti Hutchison Health Plan Manager Rosaria 118F or at http://www.mountstudents.ca/healthplan.htm for all information.
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