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Mental Health

Maintaining positive mental health as a university student can be difficult because of the many adjustments you make when attending university and the high levels of stress many people face during the semester.

In crisis and need immediate support?

9AM - 5PM: Call Ryerson’s Counselling Centre — 416-979-5195
After 5PM: Call Student Helpline, Good2Talk, external link — 1-866-925-545

Benefits of a positive mental health status:

  • Improved self-esteem and self-efficacy.

  • Improved balance and regulation of emotion.

  • Increased energy and determination.

  • Improved relationships with others.

  • Can focus on tasks such as academics and work.

Ryerson's Mental Health and Wellbeing Website: A one-stop resource.

Fostering mental health and wellbeing are critical factors in creating a thriving, inclusive environment for all faculty, staff and students. Learn more and find all the support services available at the Ryerson mental health and wellbeing website: