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Emotional / Mental Wellness
With 330 community locations, CMHA is a nationwide organization that promotes mental health and supports people recovering from mental illness.
CMHA Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services (TVAMHS) is an integrated mental health and addiction agency providing community-based supports and services to individuals living in London and the counties of Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford, and South Huron.
BounceBack® gives you access to materials and resources that can be customized to fit your needs. You will learn new skills through workbooks, activities, videos, and a trained coach who can provide up to six telephone sessions.
ConnexOntario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling by connecting them with services in their area.
Good2Talk is a free, confidential support service for post-secondary students in Ontario. Good2Talk is available 24/7.
Health & Wellness provides professional and confidential services, free of charge, to students needing assistance to meet their personal, social and academic goals. Services include consultation, referral, groups and workshops, as well as brief, change-oriented psychotherapy.
Each group will incorporate a presentation of relevant material with discussion and practice of new strategies among group members. It is a place for students to learn about new skills, increase self-awareness and share their experiences with others.
Western Mental Health services is available to students who need support…We are not generally able to provide long term support. We will do our best to help match you with the most appropriate resource available for you to receive the support needed including referral to community partners.
Mental Health Support Staff will make every effort to respond as quickly as possible when an individual student requires an emergency appointment.
For Black and Racialized students who are experiencing race-related stress and are seeking a safe space to talk, they can request to speak with counsellors who are themselves persons of these communities with lived experience.
Reach Out is a free, 24/7, confidential mental health and addictions support and services line for people living in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford and London.
Sometimes it may be a sudden and unexpected setback, and other times it may be an ongoing challenge that is creating barriers. Either way, there are a wide range of resources available to help students during these times and the role of the Student Support Case Managers is to assist students in exploring and navigating these services.
mywellness provides immediate support and resources for students experiencing mental health issues through a free Mental Health assessment, video counselling, and tools that help with student-life and mental-health balance.
Joining a club opens up many opportunities and allows for a balance between academic life and extra-curricular activities. With close to 200 clubs to choose from, there is something for everyone!
The USC believes that there should also be student opportunities to grow as leaders, thinkers, and creators outside of the classroom. Whether you are looking for income from a part-time job — right here on campus! — or to gain experiential learning to supplement your education…We are constantly seeking dedicated students to fill roles within the USC. We offer opportunities for both convenient part-time work in the heart of campus and volunteer positions that give you a rewarding way to enhance life at Western.
Taking part in Intramural Sports is a great way to get involved in University life at Western. We offer a full range of of activities where individuals can participate in men’s, co-ed, or women’s leagues at the competitive or recreational level.
Western events being held throughout the year can be found using the Western Events Calendar. Please note the “audiences” of the events, as some are targeted for staff or alumni.
Programming administered by International & Exchange Student Centre for international students.
The Office of the Registrar has various resources that address student finances: OSAP & Government Loans, Fees & Refunds, Scholarships & Awards, Bursaries & Workstudy, Financial Counselling, Tax Receipts, US Student Funding, First Generation Students, and Youth in Extended Society Care.
Western University has a robust Financial Aid program that helps students from low income families overcome financial barriers and food insecurity to succeed academically at Western.
Western’s Work Study program offers an opportunity for students to work part-time on campus in jobs that accommodate their studies.
If you have concerns about your educational finances and need to discuss them confidentially, make an appointment with one of our Student Financial Aid Officers.
KOFE provides you with Knowledge of Financial Education through various online and in-person supports that you need to take control of your finances and feel more empowered.
Western’s student tax clinic is a free income-tax filing service in March that is facilitated by the USC’s team of CRA-certified and trained student volunteers.
Resources and information for international and exchange students studying at Western University.
Tips for creating a budget while living off-campus as a student.
Financial Supports for Indigenous Students.
Each faculty provides academic support for its students.
Accessible Education plays a central role in Western’s efforts to ensure that its academic programs are accessible for all students at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The Learning Development & Success team offers resources and supports to all students at Western. Counsellors and staff members help students cope with the demands of post-secondary learning, helping to identify strengths and develop new skills and strategies for success. Counsellors also work with students to alleviate academic stress, and to develop positive motivation and confidence toward learning. This service is available for successful students wanting to maintain their already strong skills and those having academic difficulties.
The Transition, Leadership & Enrichment team supports prospective and current students in their transition to Western and their development throughout their time here. Our programs foster engagement and create community to help students thrive in their endeavors at Western and beyond.
The Writing Support Centre supports all members of Western’s community, assisting writers with any academic or professional writing, at any stage of the writing process, in any genre, across the disciplines.
The Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Centre has trained, upper-year Western students supporting peers to develop effective learning strategies and get free, one-to-one, course-specific help.
Western Libraries offers various formats of academic support as you research and write throughout university.
Indigenous Student Centre Tutors specialize in different subject areas and are a great resource for students.
GBV and 2SLGBTQIA+ Wellness
Queer Events (QE) is a local 2SLGBTQIA+ organization committed to working towards a strong, inclusive & accessible Queer community…Queer Events has grown to develop a number of programs and initiatives that aim to ensure inclusive, queer-centric opportunities and resources exist in our local communities.
Mental Health Support has several counsellors with expertise in the provision of services to 2SLGBTQIA+ ** students. We have experience in assisting students with coming out issues, family matters, isolation, dealing with queerphobia on campus, and many other concerns.
Resources include: Human Rights Office, Pride Library, Sexuality and Gender Research Group, and Trans Care Team.
For the Trans Care Team contact 519-661-3030 to be connected with resources.
Survivor Support Case Manager page for “Support Options for Survivors of Gender-Based and Sexual Violence” and “When Someone Discloses Gender-Based Violence to you at Western.”
Youth Line offers confidential and non-judgmental peer support through our telephone, text and chat services. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday, 4:00PM to 9:30 PM.
At the Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Centre, our team of specialized nurses, doctors and social workers provide care to people of any age, gender or sexual identity experiencing sexual assault and/or domestic violence living in Oxford, Elgin, Huron-Perth and Middlesex counties.
The Gender-based Violence & Survivor Support Case Managers at Western University work closely to support survivors of gender-based and sexual violence. This support is available regardless of if you were subjected to gender-based violence on- or off-campus, or before you came to Western.
At Anova, we believe an inclusive world of shared power where everyone lives freely without fear of violence is possible. We are working to create change to eliminate patriarchal patterns that result in gender-based sexual violence and inequality.
Anova provides safe places, shelter, support, counselling, and resources for abused women, their children, and all oppressed individuals to find a new start.
Extended Health and Dental coverage is available for eligible students.
myvirtualdoctor provides students and their dependents access to virtual health care. Members are guaranteed to be able to speak with a medical professional to address their needs and be provided the appropriate care.
Food Support Services is a USC student service dedicated to relieving hunger among UWO undergraduate students, helping to enable the full participation of students facing barriers of food insecurity.
University Community Centre (UCC), Room 40F
Oxford Medical Walk-in Clinic provides urgent medical care to the people who needs urgent medical care and / or do not have a family doctor or are unable to reach their family doctor.
A walk-in clinic in London, Ontario.
Phone: (519) 435-0111
279 Wharncliffe Rd N, Unit 103
London, ON N6H 4C2
Hope’s Eating Disorders Support is a not-for-profit organization that provides education, resource support and advocacy for all individuals, as well as for their family and friends, who struggle with disordered eating or have been affected by an eating disorder.
A walk-in clinic in London, Ontario.
At the Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Clinic in London and Strathroy, you’ll find a safe, non-judgemental atmosphere where you can have an open discussion about your sexual health.
Please note: The London Clinic requires an appointment.
Atlohsa Family Healing Services is a non-profit, charitable organization, dedicated to strengthening community through Indigenous-led programs and services that offer holistic healing and wellness.
Indigenous Student Centre (ISC), a part of the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Western University, is committed to supporting Indigenous students in reaching their highest potential through a culturally-responsive space, programs, and services that honour Indigenous cultures and languages, foster Indigenous presence and inclusion, and increase Indigenous access, engage Indigenous communities, and facilitate transition, retention, graduation and advancement of Indigenous students at Western.
Here, you will find multi-faith resources to empower, enable, and engage you to reflect on your own spirituality, religion, faith, values, ethics and morals in order to tune into your spiritual self and foster personal well-being.
Places of worship in London, Ontario.
Resources and tips for enhancing your spiritual resources.
Community Legal Services (CLS) is both a community legal clinic and a clinical education program, operated by the Faculty of Law at Western University and funded by Legal Aid Ontario, the Law Foundation of Ontario, Fanshawe Student Union, and Western’s University Students Council and Faculty of Law.
Learn about Western University’s Code of Conduct and submit a complaint.
The Office of the Ombudsperson provides a safe, confidential environment in which students can discuss a University-related problem or concern. We work with students to help identify the root of the problem and create strategies for resolving it.
Western is committed to achieving barrier free accessibility for persons with disabilities studying, visiting and working at Western.
To help provide the best experience to all members of the campus community (students, staff, faculty and visitors), this website offers information on accessibility-related resources available at Western.
Portal to help Western Students find jobs, research opportunities and track their co-curricular records.
The International & Exchange Student Centre (IESC) is part of the Western International portfolio. Caring and knowledgeable international student advisors and program coordinators are here for students as they begin their journey as an international student and throughout their time at Western.
Whether you’re graduating soon or looking for a summer job, your search has to begin somewhere. From exploring options to packaging your strengths to present to employers to preparing for the interview process, we’ve got you covered!
List of self-help resources provided by Wellness & Well-being.
Understand the basics of addiction, including how it affects the brain, why some people are more susceptible to developing an addiction, and how addiction can be prevented and treated.
If you or someone you know needs help with substance use, including overdose prevention, these services are available to anyone, anywhere at any time.