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I am in distress

On-campus support

Campus Security (24/7)
905.721.8668 ext. 2400

Off-campus support

Fire, Ambulance, Police


If you are experiencing an emotional crisis on campus during business hours, call the Student LifeLine. If you are at the North Oshawa location, you can also visit Student Mental Health Services during drop-in hours. A team of mental health professionals will be able to assist you.

North Oshawa campus location Downtown Oshawa campus location
Student LifeLine

Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Student Mental Health Services Shawenjigewining Hall, Third Floor Charles Hall, Room 225

These community resources can be reached 24/7. They provide a range of services including supportive listening and crisis/suicide intervention, community crisis response, and short-term crisis beds.

All services are free and confidential.

Durham Region

Distress Centre Durhamtelephone crisis support, Community Contact Call-Out Program, Resource Centre, and Suicide Survivor Support Groups 905.430.0483
Durham Mental Health Servicesoffers various crisis supports to individuals experience a personal/situational crisis, short-term crisis beds, and community visits by a mobile crisis team 905.666.0483
Durham Rape Crisis Centre: offers confidential and non-judgemental support and information to individuals who have experienced any forms of sexual violence in their lives 905.668.9200
Lakeridge Health Crisis Intervention Team: available by checking in with the Emergency Department Triage Nurse to see a member of the team 905.433.4384
Ontario Shores Crisis Line 1.800.263.2679

Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Distress Centre Torontotelephone crisis support and intervention 905.430.0483
Gerstein Crisis Centre: a 24-hour community-based mental health crisis service providing telephone support, mobile crisis teams, and short-term residential crisis beds 905.666.0483
Peel Crisis Services and COASToffers 24-hour crisis intervention services (phone and outreach) to people with mental illnesses in Mississauga and Brampton 905.278.9036
Scarborough Hospital Mobile Crisis: provides support and community to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis in Scarborough and East York 416.495.2891
St. Michael's Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Services: provides crisis management and psychiatric assessment and treatment 416.864.5094
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre: offers crisis intervention/support service to anyone who has experienced sexual violence/harassment, assault/incest survivors, family/friends of victims 416.597.8808
York Support Services Network Crisis Linesupports individuals experiencing a mental health crisis in York Region and North York 905.898.6455

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If you are a staff or faculty member supporting a student in distress, get support on the staff and faculty page.



Good2Talk is a free, confidential and anonymous helpline providing professional counselling, information and referrals for mental health, addictions and wellbeing to post-secondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.  They provide support via phone or text message.