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Student Mental Health

Students are encouraged to access Student Mental Health Services for any mental-health or stress-related issues. Services include individual and group counselling as well as referrals to community services. Students can book an appointment to speak with a UOIT Mental Health Counsellor by phone or email. Drop-in hours are also available daily between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.



The following agencies offer student assistance and support 24/7 to students over the phone or in your community:

Telephone support:

  • Good2Talk (24/7): 1.866.925.5454
  • Connex Ontario (24/7)
    • Mental Health Helpline: 1.866.531.2600
    • Drug and Alcohol Helpline: 1.800 565.8603
    • Gambling Helpline: 1.888 230.3505
  • Pride Line Durham (6 to 10 p.m.): 1.855.87.PRIDE (77433)

Crisis support

  • Durham Distress Centre (24/7): 1.800.452.0688 or 905.430.2522
  • Durham Crisis Line (24/7): 1.800.742.1890 or 905.666.0483

Relationship support

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