IMPORTANT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES INFORMATION
IN A LIFE OR DEATH EMERGENCY
If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts and think that you might be unable to keep yourself safe, visit your nearest hospital emergency department or call 911.
IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS
If you are in crisis and cannot wait to receive medical attention or are unsure what to do, call Addiction and Mental Health Services KFL&A at 613-544-4229 (local) or Crisis Services Canada at 1-833-456-4566 (Canada-wide).
SEXUAL ASSAULT AND VIOLENCE
Queen's University has an office of Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Services. If you are unsure or have experienced any form of sexual assault or violence you can connect with them here.
Queen's SWS has a counsellor who specializes in sexual assault. To make an appointment, call 613-533-2506.
Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (SACK) has crisis & support services available 24/7 by phone 1-877-544-6424. Chat and text support is also available.
IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF NON-URGENT CARE
If you are concerned about your mental health and are in need of non-urgent care, there are several options you might consider.
Your family doctor
Book an appointment with your family doctor. They can offer advice or refer you to other more specific services to get help.
Queens University Student Wellness Services
If you do not have a family doctor, Student Wellness Services can offer a range of services, including counselling and medical assessment and treatment. The Counselling Service can help you address personal or emotional problems that are getting in the way of having a positive experience at Queen's University and realising your full academic and personal potential. Services are free and confidential. It is important to know that the Counselling Service is not just for those with a diagnosis: you can contact them for any reason. You can find out how to make an appointment here.
You can find out more information about the services provided by Queen's Student Wellness Services here.