Student Wellness Services

Student Wellness Services

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Welcome to Student Wellness Services

SWS will be open for summer hours of operation, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, from May – August. Evening and walk-in service will resume in September.

Student Wellness Services supports the personal, academic, and social development of students at Queen's University by providing a range of programs and services. Our mission is to provide a welcoming, confidential, and integrated service that is responsive to the needs of students. Please note that due to high demand for services, there can be a wait time for an appointment. We offer a range of programs and services and encourage you to explore the options below. If your situation is urgent or you have an immediate need, please let the staff know.

If you have an Emergency, where your health or safety situation is life-threatening, please call 9-1-1 or go directly to the Emergency department at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (entrance on King St. between George and Lower University).

Student Wellness Services wishes all students a healthy and restful holiday.

Campus and Community Health and Well-being Resources and Supports

Groups will start again in January. Participate in an SWS workshop or group, including:

  • Mindfulness Practice
  • Stress Reduction through Self-Compassion
  • 40 Minute Focus (Meditation)
  • Ask the Expert (Drop-in Q and A on mental health)
  • Strategies to combat sleepiness
  • Strategies to tackle overwhelming exam stress

See what program and events are happening on campus that can support your well-being and success:

More Health Resources

  • Utilize your SGPS, AMS, or private health insurance coverage to access additional community services
  • Check out https://www.7cups.com/ where people are always available to listen
  • Check out Big White Wall to express yourself or connect with peer support.
  • Visit the AMS Peer Support Centre to talk to a peer on campus
  • Call Good2Talk (1-866-925-5454) – a phone based support service designed for post-secondary students in Ontario
  • Call the Kingston Crisis line:  24/7 Crisis Phone Line:  613.544.4229 or Toll Free: 1.866.616.6005
  • Call Teleheath – 1-800-445-1822 for medical advice and information
  • Go to the AMHS-KFLA Mental Health Walk-In service (385 Princess St. Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 4:00)
  • Go to CDK Family Medicine and Walk in Clinic (175 Princess St). Open Monday to Friday 9:00 – 5:00 and Saturdays from 10:00 – 2:00.
  • Go to Hotel Dieu Urgent Care Centre (166 Brock St, 7 days a week 8:00 am – 8:00 pm) for any health issue that is non life-threatening and can not wait for an appointment.
  • Go to KHSC Emergency Department for any Emergency  (7 days a week / 24 hours a day)

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