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Supports and Resources

With the ​many challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has presented, you may be experiencing increased amounts of stress and anxiety. It's ok to not be ok. Please stay connected and reach out when you need help. See below for a variety of remote and online resources available.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please dial 9-1-1 immediately 
or find your nearest hospital.

Student Resources

UWindsor Crest Logo Student Counselling Centre519-253-3000 ext. 4616 - Counselling appointments available via videoconference or telephone. Email:
Student Health Services519-973-7002 - Offering telephone appointments and prescription refills.
Wellness Outreach Office: Office of Student Experience - Live well on campus and access the resources available to you to support you in maintaining your wellbeing, mental health and balance.
Wellness E-Digest - Archive of monthly Workplace Welless e-newsletters.
Bright Pass: Get access to hundreds of live, virtual well-being classes each week, including fitness, mindfulness, nutrition, yoga, and keynote speakers. Free to all UWindsor students through University of Windsor Students' Alliance.
Good 2 Talk1-866-925-5454 or text good2talkon to 686868 - 24 Hour Post-Secondary Student Helpline. Wellness and Learning Initiatives - professionally monitored webinars and weekly student support group via videoconferencing. (Archive of past recordings)
TAO: Therapy Assistance Online - Online library of engaging, interactive programs promoting life skills and support to bounce back from disappointments or stumbling blocks in life.

Wellness Together Canada - Provides free, 24/7 professional mental health and substance use counselling by phone to anyone in Canada and Canadians abroad. Service is provided in English and French, with translation services available by request.

  • Call: 1-866-585-0445 (reach professional counsellors) 
  • Text: WELLNESS to 686868 (reach trained volunteers) 

Employee Resources

UWindsor Crest Logo Human Resources Workplace Wellness - Learn about current Workplace Wellness Initiatives.
Employee and Family Assistance Program - Immediate and confidential assistance for any work, health or life concern.
Wellness Webinars - Free, web-based seminars designed to support mental health and well-being of UWindsor employees.
COVID-19: Mental Health & Well-being Webinars - This Webinar Series has been designed to provide employees with practical tips and strategies to help address the current realities associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wellness E-Digest - Archive of monthly Workplace Welless e-newsletters.
Awareness Raising Campaigns - Campus-wide awareness raising campaigns and personal development initiatives.
CMHA Windsor-Essex519-255-7440 - Wide range of free programs, including BounceBack, a skill-building program with an online coach.
TogetherAll - A safe place to talk, share and support others like you, moderated by professionals 24/7.

Click the following link for Recommended Practices to Promote Mental Health and Well-being and Tips for Coping

General Resources (available to all)

211 - Searchable database of Windsor-Essex organizations and community support services.
BeThere - Know someone who might be struggling with their mental health? Learn to be there for them.
Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare Community Crisis Centre519-973-4435 - 24/7 Crisis Telephone Line.
The Canada Suicide Prevention Centre1-833-456-4566 - 24/7 Crisis Telephone Line.
Windsor-Essex County Health Unit - Links to local programs, services, and resources available in Windsor-Essex County that can help to promote and support mental health.

Out of Province Resources

For a list of Out of Province Resources from the Centre For Innovation in Campus Mental Health, click here.