Empowering yourself with knowledge and taking advantage of support can help you become more resilient and able to Thrive when faced with challenges.
It is especially important to reach out for help from a caring professional if you’re having difficulty coping with a mental health concern. To find out more about mental health concerns and mental illnesses, the Mental Health Helpline has an excellent online resource for understanding symptoms and where to turn for help.
Student Counselling Services
Queen’s Counselling Services is available to assist students with a wide variety of personal concerns including stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and suicidality.
Student Health Services
Student Health Service provides Queen’s students with quality, comprehensive health care in a convenient campus location.
Employee and Family Assistance Program for Faculty and Staff
A confidential counselling service that can provide support to you or your family members regarding any personal problems that affect your family or work life, or your general well-being. EFAP also provides preventative resources, such as financial counselling, parenting and eldercare experts, legal advice and nutritional counselling.
Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) is a support service for all members of the Queen’s community and through its activities promotes an internationally informed and cross-culturally sensitive learning environment.
Peer Support Centre
1-613-533-6000 ext. 75111
The Peer Support Centre is a group of dedicated student volunteers who provide welcoming, confidential, and empathetic peer-based support to students at Queen’s University. Students are encouraged to come and speak with our volunteers who will listen and offer support for any and all issues. As well, we can suggest resources available on campus and in the Kingston community.
613-533-6733 or 613-533-6111(Emergencies Only)
Promote a safe and welcoming environment that recognizes and is respectful of the diverse nature of the Queen’s University Community.
The 24/7 helpline is free, confidential, and connects you to Ontario’s available health services and resources.
Addiction & Mental Health Services – Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington
AMHS – KFLA is a multi-service organization that provides a continuum of programs and supports for people who have a serious mental illness. These services/supports include vocational, crisis including 24 hour crisis line, and walk-in and mobile crisis, transitional case management, residential, assertive community treatment, case management and court support.
Good 2 Talk
Good2Talk is a free, confidential and anonymous helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario.
OASP is a provincial body that links communities, organizations and individuals in Ontario by supporting, advocating for and encouraging the development of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention activities.