University of Calgary

Counselling Services

Submitted by support on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 16:10.

In any time of crisis, it’s important that those affected reach out for help. If you are feeling distressed in light of the tragic events of April 15, please do not hesitate to make contact. People are ready and willing to help.

Resources available to all students, faculty and staff:

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
Wellness Centre - MacEwan Student Centre room 370
403-210-9355 press option 2 for counselling

24 Hours x 7 Days Support
Distress Centre 403-266-4357
LifeWorks – Employee & Family Assistance 1-877-207-8833
City of Calgary dial 211 to access a wide range of services

Holiday Weekend Extended 24-Hour Support - Thursday April 17 through Sunday April 20
Wellness Centre support available 24 hours
MacEwan Student Centre room 370
403-210-9355 press option 2 for counselling


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Self-Help Materials

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What's New?


KNA163 (Dance Studio)
Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Date: April 21-25

Stop by the Dance Studio in Kinesiology to relax, refresh, meditate and de-stress. There will be a Labyrinth available for walking meditation, mats for resting and lamps for studying. Everyone is welcome!

Community Helpers Training Program

The Community Helpers Program provides the mechanisms to identify and support existing “natural” helpers for youth and young adults in the community. 

Register Here

Preparing to Defend Your Thesis

Location: MSC370
Time: 4:15 – 5:45pm
Date: Thursday, April 17
Register Here

Relationship Seminar

Fri, May 2nd 7-9pm, Sat, May 3rd 9-4pm

Couples and individuals are invited to learn important relationship skills deepening your friendship using a solid research-based approach.
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Stress Video Competition

Contest closed.

Winners announced!
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