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Mental Health & Wellness Resource Guide

Our staff make every effort to be available to help a student in crisis or direct them to appropriate emergency services during office hours.

If you are concerned about your own or another person's safety, including if you are experiencing thoughts of suicide without a clear commitment to safety, please IMMEDIATELY contact one of the following: 

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24 Hour Support

Windsor Regional Hospital Emergency Department | 24/7
Walk-in assessments and care for mental health crises and emergencies.
Windsor Regional Hospital Emergency Department
1030 Ouellette Ave.
Wellness Together Canada | 24/7
Mental health & substance use counselling and support for anyone living in Canada.
Call: 1-866-585-0445
Text: WELLNESS to 686868
Community Crisis Line | 24/7
Community-based crisis support for anyone in Windsor-Essex.
Call: 519-973-4435
Hope for Wellness | 24/7
Helpline for all Indigenous people across Canada.
Call: 1-855-242-3310
Good2Talk | 24/7
Mental health support for Ontario post-secondary students, with translation services available in 100+ languages.
Text: GOOD2TALKON to 686868
Trans Lifeline | 24/7
Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.
Call: 1-877-330-6366
Talk Suicide Canada [Previously Canada Suicide Prevention Service] | 24/7
Support for anyone in Canada concerned about suicide.
Call:1-833-456-4566 (24/7)
Text: 45645 (4:00 pm-midnight EST) 
Talk4Healing | 24/7
A culturally grounded, fully confidential helpline for Indigenous women is available in 14 languages all across Ontario.
Crisis Line: 1-888-200-9997
Talk4Healing Help Line: 1-855-554-HEAL (4325)


Sexual Assault Crisis Line | 24/7
Community-based crisis support for anyone in Windsor-Essex with experiences of recent or past sexual violence.
Call: 519-253-9667
Hiatus House | 24/7
Provide emergency shelter in a safe and secure building for women experiencing abuse and their children.
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre | 24/7
Services are available to all victims of sexual assault regardless of age or gender. 
Location: Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus, 4th Floor East. 
Call: (519) 254-5577
Connex Ontario 
ConnexOntario is an information and referral service, focusing on mental health, addiction and problem gambling services in the province.

More Resources:

Student Counselling Centre

Professional counselling for UWindsor students, available by appointment.

CAW Student Centre - Room 293

Schedule an Appointment: scc@uwindsor.ca



Student Health Services

Campus-based health care provided by physicians, nurses, dietician, and referrals to staff psychiatrist, available by appointment.

CAW Student Centre - Room 242

Schedule an Appointment: 519-973-7002



Peer Support Centre

Emotional support by trained University of Windsor student volunteers.

CAW Student Centre - Room 291

No appointment needed.

See website for service updates:



Office of Sexual Violence Prevention, Resistance, and Support

Campus-based support for members of the University community who have had an unwanted or non-consensual sexual experience.

Email: svsupport@uwindsor.ca



Lancers Recover Program

Free, peer-to-peer support for students interested in or seeking recovery from substance use disorder or looking to reduce their substance use. Referrals available to additional community support services.

Email: info@lancersrecover.com



More Campus Resources:

Trans Wellness Ontario: Trans & Queer Community Health & Support Centre

Provides free services including mental health and addictions counseling, transition guides, a food and clothing pantry, support for marginalized youth, specialized events, and a safe space for collective action. For more information, please contact reception:

Call: (226) 674-4745

Email: reception@transwellness.ca


*No crisis services*

LGBT YouthLine

Youth Line offers confidential and non-judgemental peer support through our telephone, text and chat services. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday, 4:00 PM to 9:30 PM.

Call: 647-694-4275



Naseeha Muslim Mental Health

Naseeha – Mental Health provides a confidential helpline for young Muslims to receive immediate, anonymous, and confidential support over the phone from 12 PM – 12 AM, 7 days a week (Eastern Standard Time) and over text Monday to Friday.

1-866-NASEEHA (627-3342)



Black Youth Helpline 

Serves all youth and specifically responds to the need for a Black youth specific service, positioned and resourced to promote access to professional, culturally appropriate support for youth, families and schools.

Call 416-285-9944 

Toll Free 1-833-294-8650 


Everyday 9 am - 10 pm


Asian mental Health Collective

Normalizes and de-stigmatizes mental health within the Asian community.



National Eating Disorder Information Centre 

NEDIC provides information, resources, referrals and support to Canadians affected by eating disorders through our toll-free helpline and instant chat. 

Call: 1-866-NEDIC-20  

Chat: nedic.ca  



Downloadable Resources

Wellness Resource List

Find numbers and contact information for wellness resources and services offered both on campus and in the community here.

Download the Wellness Resource.

PDF of wellness resource



Supporting Students

Download the Supporting Students Resource

The Faculty and Staff Resources page contains downloadable resources to incorporate into the classroom including a Blackboard post and a PowerPoint presentation on key wellness resources and services.

PDF of Supporting Students Resource


For more resources, print copies, presentations, or questions contact the Wellness Office at wellness@uwindsor.ca