Health and Wellness Support

Health Services

  • ACCESS Open MindsProviding ongoing assistance to U of A students throughout the process of attaining appropriate mental health supports through bridging service gaps and connecting students to timely and effective resources.
  • ACCESS Outreach TeamConnecting students to a variety of on-campus wellness services.
  • Accessing Health Services in CanadaGet help navigating and accessing health care and health information.
  • Counselling and Clinical ServicesFree, confidential services for a range of student mental health concerns.
  • Peer Support CentreTrained peer support, crisis management, information and resources, and a safe place to talk.
  • Sexual Assault CentreFree and confidential counselling and support for individuals affected by sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, or stalking.
  • University Health CentreWhether you are feeling unwell or it's time for a regular check-up, the physicians and nurses at the University Health Centre are here to help.
  • University Health Centre PharmacyOn campus pharmacy dedicated to serving all students with a full selection of prescription and over-the-counter medications, health and wellness products, and a comprehensive range of services.

Community Resources

  • Access Outreach TeamConnects students to a variety of on-campus wellness services.
  • Community Social Work TeamHelps students establish connections with each other and the campus community.
  • First Peoples' HouseProviding an environment of empowerment for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit learners to achieve personal and academic growth.
  • Healthy Campus UnitHealth promotion, health education, and student health research for the U of A community, offering a variety of opportunities for student involvement in campus health.
  • Interfaith Chaplains AssociationFind spiritual guidance, care, and support, whether or not you identify with a particular faith.
  • International Student ServicesSupports international students as they navigate the challenges of adjusting to life in Canada.
  • The LandingStudent space for gender and sexual diversity offering peer mentorship, resources, and referrals for students working through issues around gender and sexual identify related stressors.

Workshops & Training

  • Community Helpers ProgramThe program builds on your natural helping ability by providing you with the skills and knowledge necessary to support your peers' mental health and well-being.
  • QPR TrainingQPR is a certified suicide prevention training program that teaches the skills to recognize and support people who may be having thoughts of suicide.
  • Sexual Assault Centre WorkshopsEducation is key to facilitating meaningful change on our campus. The Centre offers interactive awareness workshops on sexual assault and issues related to sexual assault for all groups in the community.

Fitness & Well-being

Mental Health Resources

  • On-Campus ResourcesView the programs, services, and events on campus that contribute to well-being and mental health.
  • My Mental HealthLearn how checking in with yourself, connecting with your community, and giving back to your community can help improve and maintain your mental health.
  • Mental Health Check-inTake a few minutes to check-in with yourself and with those around you to encourage wellness in the campus community.
  • ACCESS Open MindsLearn how to access and engage with mental health supports with help from an ACCESS Community Broker.
  • WellTrackLearn how to cope with stress, anxiety, and depression using the WellTrack app.
  • #UAlbertaCaresExplore various challenges and specific resources available to UAlberta students, faculty, and staff in this video series about mental health.