Mental Health Resources for Students

MH Resources

The University of Toronto is committed to fostering a  culture of care and support as students navigate mental health challenges during this challenging period. The Engineering Career Centre had put together some resources  to guide the students

If you require wellness support, please consider using the University’s navigational tool for mental health resources, Navi: Your Mental Health wayfinder. In an emergency, dial 911 or Campus Police at 416-978-2222.

VICE PROVOST, COVID -19 INFORMATION FOR UofT STUDENTS

This page is continuously updated and contains information for U of T students regarding the University’s responses and actions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and include a variety of topics including mental health.

Impacts to International Work Terms

As of May 12, 2021, the University of Toronto has extended the suspension of all outbound U of T student activities outside of Canada from September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021. This decision is in line with Canadian Government travel advisories, given the changing and continuing nature of the current pandemic. University activities abroad including co-opare scheduled to continue on or after January 1, 2022 but because of the developing situation around COVID-19, changes to this travel hold may occur. The Safety Abroad Office will review the situation regularly over this period and provide updated communication should pandemic circumstances, public health and global affairs directives change. For regular updates, you can visit the VP Students COVID-19 FAQ page.    

2021-2022 PEY co-op participants with potential job offer outside of Canada are encouraged to negotiate with their employers to undertake their co-op roles remotely without travelling internationally. Please email pey.coop@utoronto.ca for guidance.

 

Resources On Campus

MY STUDENT SUPPORT  PROGRAM (MY SSP) (24/7)

1-844-451-9700 or dial  001-416-380-6578 from  outside North America www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hwc/myssp

Download “MySSP” app from  Google Play or App Store

Immediate professional  counselling support in 35  languages; ongoing professional counselling support in 146  languages; chat-based support  in 6 languages

HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTRE

416-978-8030 www.healthandwellness.utoronto.ca

Virtual programming and  appointments. Confidential mental health and physical health services provided by an interdisciplinary team of health professionals.

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

416-978-8060 www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/as

Virtual programming and  appointments. Confidential  service that helps students  navigate their disability and  its related barriers; provides  professional and peer support

SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION & SUPPORT CENTRE

416-978-2266 www.svpscentre.utoronto.ca

Virtual appointments. Facilitates access to support, services and accommodations for students,  staff and faculty members who have experienced sexual violence.

COMMUNITY SAFETY OFFICE

416-978-1485 www.communitysafety.utoronto.ca

Virtual appointments. Responds to U of T students, staff, and faculty members who have personal  safety concerns

Community Resources

GOOD2TALK STUDENT HELPLINE (24/7)

1-866-925-5454 or  text GOOD2TALKON to 686868 www.good2talk.ca

Professional counselling and trained crisis responders able to offer information and referrals  for mental health, addictions  and student well-being

DISTRESS CENTRES 416-408-4357 (24/7)

www.torontodistresscentre.com

GERSTEIN CENTRE  MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS LINE (24/7)

416-929-5200 www.gersteincentre.org

Provides mental health crisis  support, strategies for addressing immediate problems, and connections to ongoing support services.

Mental Health Resources: National & Provincial Crisis Lines

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