Counselling Services offers individual counselling sessions to help support students as they work through the personal challenges that impair their ability to succeed at school and in other areas of their lives. To view other campus mental wellbeing resources, visit Shine This Year
Feeling Better Now®
FeelingBetterNow® is a medically approved, anonymous online mental health care program designed to assist in the prevention, early diagnosis and on going management of common emotional and mental health issues.
General List of Support Resources
There is a general list of support resources on the Gallivan student insurance plan site at http://www.mystudentplan.ca/uofguelph/en/mywellness/resources .
Good2Talk is Ontario's post-secondary student support network. It provides FREE, confidential mental well-being support 24/7 via phone, text and/or a Peer-to-Peer Community online.
The Grove (found online at https://www.thegrovehubs.ca/) is a safe space where youth are empowered to take the lead in their own mental health and wellness journey. It offers a wide range of diagnostic, rehabilitation and health promotion services. The campus located Hub is in the Former VMI Building at 50 College Ave West.
Health and Performance Centre
The Health and Performance Centre offers a wide range of diagnostic, rehabilitation and health promotion services.
Here 24/7 is your front door to the addictions, mental health, and crisis services provided by 11 agencies across Waterloo Wellington. It is an initiative of the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network that is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Multi-Faith Resource Team
The Multi-Faith Resource Team is a group of leaders or representatives from a number of different faiths, all working together to meet the religious and spiritual needs of the university community.
Online Counselling Services
Your student benefit plan covers a large percentage of the cost of online/video/skype counselling. Please see https://csaonline.ca/health-and-dental
On/Off Campus Resources (Student Wellness)
See Student Wellness for a comprehensive list of Resources related to its services that are both on- and off-campus.
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Support and Education (S&GBV)
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Support and Education provides education and support that are trauma-informed, anti-oppressive, survivor-centric, and rooted in harm-reduction philosophies as well as on-campus preventative education and training. It also supports student survivors of sexual and gender-based violence.
The Stress Management and High Performance Clinic provides skills training for performance and health to university students in group and one on one programs. Topics include such things as Better Sleep, Managing Headaches, Relaxation and Stress Management Skills and STOP Worrying!
Student Accessibility Services (SAS)
Student Accessibility Services provides services and manages accommodations for students who register with the unit as the result of a permanent or temporary need. Their website is at https://wellness.uoguelph.ca/accessibility
Student Support Network (SSN)
SSN is a drop-in peer counselling service for students looking for confidential, nonjudgmental support that operates from Monday to Friday, 12-10pm. For more information, visit https://wellness.uoguelph.ca/ssn or email firstname.lastname@example.org
USHINE is a peer mentorship program for students looking to set and work towards health- & wellness-related goals with individualized support. For more information or to register, contact email@example.com
Vaccarino Centre for Student Wellness
The Vaccarino Centre for Student Wellness is located in the J.T. Powell Building and includes a full-service health clinic as well as an education arm called The Wellness Education Centre (see below). Their website is at https://wellness.uoguelph.ca/. There is a topic-based list of resources at https://wellness.uoguelph.ca/resources .
Wellness Education and Promotion Centre
The Wellness Education Centre is the educational arm of Student Wellness Services. It is a a student-driven safe space where students can seek information and support about health and well-being through resources, drop-in peer consultations and interactive programming.
Wellness Together Canada
Wellness Together Canada is a collaborative project, supported by a wide network of organizations and funded by the Government of Canada. Its mission is to provide on-demand high-quality resources to address mental health and substance use concerns. Ontario residents can access togetherall -- an on-line community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and well-being -- through Wellness Together Canada.