These resources can support your mental health on a day-to-day basis or while you wait for your counselling appointment. These are not emergency resources.

Emergency Resources

Non-Emergency Resources

Non-Emergency Resources

  • Good2Talk
    • Call 1-833-292-3698
    • Text Good2TalkNS to 686868
  • Togetherall
    • Online peer community moderated by mental health professionals available 24/7 for post secondary students to get mental health support. 
  •  Tranquility 
    • Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy program that includes online modules, interactive tools and one-on-one virtual coaching (through text messaging and/or weekly video or phone sessions) for up to 26 weeks for individuals with mild-moderate anxiety and depression.

Online Resources

  • Therapy Assistance Online: E-mental health resource with modules, self-guided tools, progress measures and a mindfulness library.
  • Mental Health Advocates: E-mental health program hosted via Brightspace which includes modules on various mental health topics. Completion of MHA is eligible for CCR hours.

Campus Resources

  • Student Health ClinicAn on-campus medical clinic offering health care to all Saint Mary's students. Three physicians and a Registered Nurse (RN) on staff.
  • Sexual Violence SupportThe Sexual Violence Advisor receives disclosures and/or reports of sexual violence from students, staff or faculty and can offer short and long-term support for various needs as a result of sexual violence. They also provide prevention education and training.

Community Resources

  • Avalon Sexual Assault Centre: provides services for individuals affected by sexual violence, with emphasis on support, education, counselling, and advocacy.
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE): registered nurses provide 24/7 response and immediate care for individuals who have experienced sexual assault or abuse.
  • The Family Focus: offers walk-in medical services and virtual care, in addition to family practice.

Resources for Faculty and Staff

The Counselling Centre at Saint Mary's University
4th Floor Student Centre, SC406
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 3C3

Phone: 902-420-5615

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