Personal Support/Counselling

If you are looking for personal support options, there are several links below, including the Office of the Dean of Students’, which is a good place to start as it contains contact information for student service resources, including services that focus on mental health.

Office of the Dean of Students Student Services
Through an interconnected portfolio of programs and services, the Dean of Students provides supports and opportunities that enable students to pursue their academic and personal success.

Need Help Now?
If there is immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, contact 911. For other off-campus and telephone community supports available 24/7, click Need Help Now.

Counselling & Clinical Services
Counselling & Clinical Services aims to provide accessible and compassionate psychological and psychiatric services to U of A students. Using a short-term therapy model, we help students improve their personal, social, and academic well-being.

University Health Centre
Providing comprehensive medical services for students and their immediate family, including full general practice, immunizations, and specialists in OB/GYN and podiatry.

Sexual Assault Centre
Offering free and confidential counselling and support for individuals affected by sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, or stalking.

St. Joseph's College Counselling Services
St. Joseph's College provides free counselling with our campus ministers. This service is offered to all U of A students regardless of their religious background.

Interfaith Chaplains' Association
Here for every member of the campus community. The Interfaith Chaplains' Association serves the University of Alberta from the understanding that life, including academic life, is a spiritual journey.

Faculty of Education Clinical Services
Clinical Services at the University of Alberta is committed to the community at large through the provision of low cost counselling services to the general public.

Peer Support Centre
The Peer Support Centre (PSC) is a Students' Union service that offers a free, confidential, and non-judgmental place to talk to someone for support.

Community Social Work Team
The Community Social Work Team provides support to all U of A students, staff, and faculty in connecting to each other and the campus community by facilitating a variety of training sessions, prevention programs, and peer connection activities. 

Workshops & Documents

Counseling and Clinical Services Free Drop-in Workshops
Drop-in workshops are casual, one-time events that give you a chance to learn about a mental health topic while interacting with a psychologist (or intern) and your peers.

How to help others: Responding to a disclosure of sexual violence

External Resource for Post-Secondary Students

From Surviving to Thriving: Developing Personal and Academic Resilience
Students can move from merely surviving their post-secondary experience to actually thriving. This resource can help them build resilience and minimize the negative impact from stressful situations.

If you are not able to find what you are looking for, please contact Education Student Services, and we can point you in the right direction.