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Exam season is stressful. Let’s talk about it:
The Health & Wellness Centre is offering 45-minute drop-in appointments with English, Mandarin, Hindi and Punjabi speaking counsellors from the My SSP Program from April 8 – 30 at Robarts Library. Appointments are available Monday to Friday, and are available to ALL students.
Time: 5 – 10 p.m., on the hour
Location: Robarts Library, 1st floor, Rooms 1153 & 1155
To book an appointment:
- The schedule will be posted on the hallway door outside of rooms 1153 & 1155 daily at 5 p.m.
- Tear away your preferred appointment time and language of service, then return 5 minutes prior to your appointment and wait in the waiting area. Your counsellor will come and get you.
- If you are unable to get an appointment and are feeling distressed, please contact Good 2 Talk or My SSP for 24/7 counselling services.
Mental health services available to students on all three campuses:
Downtown Toronto: Health and Wellness Centre (416-978-8030), located at Koffler Student Services
U of T Scarborough: Health & Wellness Centre 416-287-7065
U of T Mississauga: Health & Counselling Centre 905-828-5255
Faculty of Information:
Embedded Counsellor: Jaylin Bradbury
- For help with: coping support re: stress, anxiety and depression, death in family
- Office located on the 6th Floor of Bissell Building
- To set up your initial appointment, email central Health & Wellness at firstname.lastname@example.org – explicitly state that you wish to book an appointment with the embedded counsellor at the Faculty of Information.
- Subsequent appointments, if needed, are booked directly with Jaylin.
Embedded Accessibility Advisor: Alexa Quach
- For help with: academic accommodations and supports (ie: more time on assignments), chronic anxiety and depression, registering with Accessibility Services, ensuring necessary accommodations are documented and forwarded to Student Services/instructors each term.
- To book an appointment, email email@example.com and state that you’d like a meeting with the Faculty of Information advisor.
HelpHub [Click link to PDF within webpage]:
- For Personal Advising, Program-related and Other Questions
- Find Concentration Liaisons for specific academic advising
iStudents for Mental Health*
[*Please note: this list is not comprehensive, but it is a good place to start and includes a wide range of resources.]
Free 24/7 support is available outside the university. Students, staff and faculty can speak to a trained crisis worker at any hour of the day.
Good 2 Talk 1-866-925-5454
Gerstein Crisis Centre 416-929-5200
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto 416-408-HELP (4357)
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health at 250 College Street
Anishnawbe Health Toronto Mental Health Crisis Line 416-360-0486
My SSP for U of T Students 1-844-451-9700. Immediate support is available in 35 languages and ongoing support in 146 languages.
Staff have access to the Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP), offered through Homewood Health, online and by phone at 1-800-663-1142.
Training for students on assisting others with mental health: https://iar.utoronto.ca/main/