Firms Partner to Provide Counselling Support for International Students

Source: via Academica

Morneau Shepell, a Canadian provider of employee and family assistance programs, has partnered with international insurance provider to create the International Student Support Program (ISSP). Through the program, international students will have 24/7 access to confidential, culturally relevant counselling services to help them cope with feelings of loneliness, stress, and anxiety. The program, available in more than 200 languages, is meant to complement and enhance existing community services and educational resources in order to help prevent and resolve mental health issues. It will be free for students attending institutions that register for the program.