Creating a community of caring

The Campus Mental Health Strategy is a bold commitment to the importance of mental health and well-being of our university family.

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I need help

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I know someone who needs help

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I want to build my capacity to help

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Community stories

Watch and read mental health stories from UCalgary students, faculty and staff.

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Suicide prevention trainings

Increase your knowledge in recognizing and responding to those experiencing thoughts of suicide, sign-up for our Reach Out trainings

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Learn from experts and mental health advocates in our community on topics such as resiliency, mental health during COVID-19 and in teaching and learning.

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Mindfulness exercises

Find eight mindfulness meditations to support your daily functioning including mindful eating, a body scan, and practicing 'doing nothing.'

Featured events

Community members connecting at RenewFest

Strategy progress

From reducing stigma on our campus to examining institutional policies through a mental health lens, explore what has happened since our Campus Mental Health Strategy's 2015 launch.

Progress and impact

CMHS initiatives connect with our broader community

After Hours Support

When Student Wellness Services offices are closed, callers are given the option to connect directly with a Woods Homes crisis counsellor or the Distress Centre. UCalgary students can access them directly or by calling Student Wellness Services 403-210-9355.

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Mental Health Consultant

Operating within business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), our mental health consultant offers a broad range of support for staff, faculty, and post-docs by connecting with mental health resources on and off campus. Access the consultant through Staff Wellness by calling 403-220-2918.

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K-12 Transition

UCalgary works with other Calgary post secondary institutions to connect with the K-12 system to better support student transitions into postsecondary life. Some of this work includes working with local school boards to understand the needs of transitioning students and to develop resources to better support that transition.

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'When I became an advocate for myself, I became an advocate for others'

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