The Counselling Centre



University Security Emergency Line (24 hours)
Residence Services Front Desk (24 hours)
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QEII Emergency Department- 19 and over
Located on 1799 Robie Street
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I.M Well (available in 180 languages)
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Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (24 hours)
or 1-888-429-8167(toll free) 
The Counselling Centre(Sept – May 8:30am-4:30pm:June – Aug 8:30am-4pm: Closed 12-1pm)
The Student Health Services (Fall/Winter/Spring Semesters 9am-4:30pm:Summer Semester 9am-4pm:Closed 12:30-1:30pm)(After-Hours) Family Focus
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Family Focus Website
Avalon Sexual Assault Centre(8:30am-4:30pm; closed 12:30-1:30pm)
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) 24 hour Response Line


Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is an e-mental health resource that can be accessed at: (go to My pathways)

Mental Health Advocates

The Counselling Centre has developed an online program to learn more about a variety of mental health related subjects. The Mental Health Advocates program also offers co-curricular hours, which can be awarded after 10 or more modules are completed. 

Healthy Minds App

Information on App:

Healthy Minds is now available for free for iPhone, iPad, iPad mini and iPod Touch through the App Store or through and

Transitions Booklet

Transitions is a free mental health booklet. To view the booklet please click the link .

Other Counselling Initiatives

The Counselling Centre has various mental health initiatives we have developed which include: how to help a student in distress, and SMU Talks for Faculty and Staff.

Mental health Roadmap for SMU students 


24/7 Counselling

While The Counselling Centre may not be open on evenings and weekends, there are other services available for Domestic and International students to access support 24/7.

Virtual Library

Find a listing of resources available to you online free of charge on many different topics including Healthy Relationships, Self Esteem and Stress.



Throughout the academic year, we host many workshops and presentations for students, faculty and staff. See our calendar on our homepage for all upcoming sessions.

Resource Library

We Care on Book page

The Counselling Centre houses over 300 books available for students, faculty and staff to borrow on topics such as Anger, Anxiety/Panic/Phobias and Health & Wellbeing. Feel free to stop by The Centre to see the collection and borrow a book. You don't have to be a client of ours to do so.

Mental Health Roadmap

Mental Health Roadmap 2019-2020

A listing of on and off campus resources for Saint Mary's University students.