The University Students’ Council issued the following statement regarding the death of a Western student this week:
The USC is heartbroken to learn of the passing of Josue Silva, a second-year student in the Faculty of Social Science. Our thoughts are with Josue’s friends and family, and the fellow students who have been impacted by this tragic event. During this time, we must lean on one another as we mourn this loss as a community.
For more information, visit: https://studentexperience.uwo.ca/student_experience/in_memoriam.html
We encourage those who need support to reach out to the resources listed below.
USC Health and Wellness: https://www.mystudentplan.ca/purplecare/en/home
Western Health and Wellness Counselling appointments available for individuals needing mental health support, in person, via video conference or telephone: https://www.uwo.ca/health/psych/index.html
The USC, Western University, and the City of London offer several different resources available to all students.
You can review a compiled list here: https://www.mystudentplan.ca/purplecare/en/mywellness/resources?fbclid=IwAR1bxJydQmoL6N0u7E87G6R96bW_nyZgjOqCvlLdRuSbuhhAZa3sQCNmAN8