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Self-help resources

There are lots of ways that you can improve your mental health. Reach out to one of our many campus resources, explore mental health websites and apps, connect with a helpline through phone or text or find support in your community. 

Mental health resources

On-campus resources

Community resources

Mental health websites and apps


Connex Ontario
ConnexOntario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness and/or gambling. We are funded by the Government of Ontario.

Durham Mental Health Crisis Line
Durham Mental Health Services (DMHS) is a charitable not-for-profit agency providing services and supports to individuals and families who are living with mental health concerns.

1.866.925.5454 or text "GOOD2TALKON" to 686868
Good2Talk is a free, confidential helpline for post-secondary students in Ontario. By calling Good2Talk, students can receive information and referrals about services and supports for mental health, addictions and well-being on and off-campus or speak anonymously with a professional counsellor.

Ontario Shores Crisis Line
Ontario Shores is a public teaching hospital providing a range of specialized assessment and treatment services to those living with complex and serious mental illness.

Ontario Tech Student LifeLine
If you are experiencing an emotional crisis on campus during business hours, call the Student LifeLine.

Other supports

You may find these other supports at the university helpful.