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Mental health support whenever you need it

No matter what time of day – if you need to talk to someone, we've got you covered.

Stressed? Lonely? Homesick? 

We provide 24/7 mental health support. If you call after hours, you have the option to speak with a crisis counsellor from Wood's Homes Community Mental Health Services, or a highly trained volunteer at the Distress Centre (available in more than 200 languages).

Call 403-210-9355.

After-hours mental health support

For after-hours mental health support from the Distress Centre:

  • Call 403-266-4357, available 24/7.
  • Visit the Distress Centre website to access online chat from 3 - 10 p.m. on weekdays and noon - 10 p.m. on weekends.

For additional crisis support from Wood's Homes Community Mental Health Services

  • Call 403-299-9699 or 1-800-563-6106, available 24/7.
  • Text 587-315-5000 between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. 
  • Visit Wood's Homes website for live chat between 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

For immediate assistance for Indigenous peoples across Canada, contact Hope for Wellness

Find mental health support information for faculty and staff

Emergency medical care

If the on-campus medical clinic is closed, anyone with a serious medical emergency should:

  • Call 9-1-1 for immediate emergency medical care.
  • Go to the nearest hospital emergency department. 
  • Phone Health Link at 8-1-1 with medical questions.


Primary care networks

Student Wellness Services physicians are members of the Calgary West Central Primary Care Network. To access the after-hours clinic, call 811. More information