Health and Wellness

Being at university and living in a different country can cause stress, but you are not alone. There are many services on campus and off campus that can help improve your physical and mental health.

Counselling and Clinical Services

Counselling and Clinical Services provides psychological treatement services using a short-term therapy model. You can also access resources and workshops that provide information and strategies on a variety of mental health topics. There are resource sheets available in English and in Simplified Chinese.

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If you are currently enrolled in the Students' Union Health and Dental Plan, you are eligible to acesss EmpowerME which offers a number of supports including psychologists, psychotherapy, social work, nutrition and much more! The services are available 24/7, 365 days a year.  Call 1-833-628-5589 (toll-free) to access support you need as they specialize in responding effectively to diverse needs of students.

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Peer Support Centre

The Peer Support Centre is a Students' Union service that offers a free, confidential, and non-judgmental place to talk to someone for support. No issue is too big or too small. Their trained volunteers offer peer support, crisis management, information and resources, as well as a safe and confidential place to talk. It also is possible to book appointments for sessions in languages other than English.

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International Student Services Support Guide

International Student Services has a great list of resources that includes information and resources for general health, personal safety and security, counselling and clinical services, disability needs, and support from friends.

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