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For Students: Getting Help

The following Ryerson services and
resources may be helpful to you:

Centre for Student Development & Counselling

ryerson.ca/counselling

416-979-5195

Location: JOR 07C

 

The CSDC offers free, confidential counselling services for students in a professional and friendly environment. Services are provided by our team of psychologists, counsellors, and masters and doctoral interns.

Ryerson Medical Centre

ryerson.ca/medicalcentre

416-979-5070

Location: KHW 181

 

Ryerson’s family doctors can help you take care of your physical and mental health.

Ryerson Health Promotion

ryerson.ca/heathpromotion

416-979-5000 ext. 4295

Location: KHW 279

 

Ryerson Health Promotion is a group of peer health promoters dedicated to promoting health and wellbeing on our university campus. They can provide you with information, resources and referrals to community agencies.

Academic Accommodation Support

Academic Accommodation Support helps students with single or multiple disabilities (such as learning disabilities, sensory impairments, acquired brain injuries, ADHD, and mental health, medical, and mobility issues). The Centre helps students secure academic accommodations so that they can fully participate in their academic experience at Ryerson.

International Student Services

ryerson.ca/internationalservices

416-979-5000 ext. 6655

Location: POD 50A

 

International Student Services supports international students by offering individual assistance, orientation programs, information sessions, and networking events.

Aboriginal Student Services

ryerson.ca/aboriginal

416-979-5000 ext. 7699

Location: KHW 389

 

Aboriginal Student Services provides support for all First Nations, Aboriginal, Inuit, Metis, status and non-status students can balance academic learning with traditional teachings.

Centre for Women and Trans People

http://www.rsuonline.ca/centre-for-women-and-trans-people

416-979-5255 ext. 2350

Location:
SCC 210

 

The Centre is a safe and inclusive place for all self-identified women on campus. It provides educational pamphlets, referrals and resources on issues that include racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, eating disorders, housing, sexual assault, pro-choice resources, violent relationships, support programs, and women’s health. Men are welcome to use the Centre’s resources, but need permission to enter. 

Ryerson Safe House

For more information contact the Centre for Student Development and Counselling (CSDC):

416-979-5195

Location:
JOR 07C

 

 The Ryerson Safe House provides free and confidential emotional support and assistance to Ryerson students who:

  • Are at immediate risk of physical, sexual or emotional abuse
  • Are fleeing unsafe or intolerable living conditions
  • Have been made suddenly homeless as a result of compelling or extreme circumstances.

 

Please see the Safe House Brochure [PDF] for more information.

 

 

Community & Online Resources:

Good2Talk - Post-Secondary Student Helpline

1-866-925-5454 

www.good2talk.ca   

Good2Talk is a free, confidential, and anonymous helpline that provides professional counseling, information, and referrals on mental health, addictions and well-being. It serves all college and university students in Ontario.

211

Need help? Call 211

www.211ontario.ca

211 is a three-digit phone number and website that helps you find services in your community that relate to social, non-clinical health, and government services in Ontario.

Phone service is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in over 100 languages.

Canadian Mental Health Association, Toronto Branch

416-977-5580

toronto.cmha.ca

 

The Canadian Mental Association offers support services, public workshops and a variety of health initiatives that focus on mental health and wellbeing.

ConnexOntario

Drug & Alcohol Helpline:
1-800-565-8603

Mental Health Helpline: 
1-800-531-2600

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline: 
1-888-230-3505

www.connexontario.ca

ConnexOntario operates three helplines that provide health services information for people experiencing problems with gambling, drugs, alcohol, or mental illness.

Distress Centre of Toronto


Crisis Helpline: 416-408-4357

www.torontodistresscentre.com

 

 

The Distress Centre of Toronto provides 24-hour telephone support, crisis response, and intervention, 365 days a year. 

The Gerstein Centre

Crisis Helpline: 416-929-5200  

www.gersteincentre.org

The Gerstein Centre offers telephone support for adults living in Toronto who are experiencing mental health crises.

 

 

 

Mental Health Help Line

The Mental Health Helpline provides information about mental health services in Ontario. We are funded by the Government of Ontario.

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