Mental Health Resources
Graduate school is complicated. Some days are better than others, and there is no wrong time to reach out to the support services that are available to you. The University of Toronto recently launched a comprehensive student mental health resource portal. We have aligned our resource page to incorporate the same continuum approach to care.
Connect to Support and Services
Drop-in, low commitment resources to connect with peers and professionals
Graduate Counselling Services: To schedule a session, call 416-978-8030 and select option 5. Short-term counselling offered to graduate students by the Health & Wellness Centre and School of Graduate Studies.
My SSP for International Students: 1-844-451-9700
Culturally-competent mental health and counselling services in 146 languages for international student use.
Assists in navigating disability-related barriers to your academic success for your on-going or temporary disability. Provides services and supports for learning, problem solving and inclusion.
Mental Health Services Portal: Browse the university's portal for more in-depth services - care categories, locations, providers and topics can be customized to ensure you find the resource that fits your needs best!
Get Urgent Help
If you are feeling distressed, reach out to 24-hour dedicated support teams
On-Campus Emergency: If you or someone you know is in immediate danger contact 911. To ensure prompt service, contact Campus Police after calling 911.
- Call 416-978-2222 for St. George
- Call 905-569-4333 for UTM
- Call 416-978-2222 for UTSC
Good2Talk Helpline: 1-866-925-5454
24-hour confidential helpline providing professional counselling, information, and referrals for mental health, addictions, and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario.
Toronto Distress Centre: 416-408-4357
24-hour hotline, online chat, and text offering emotional support, suicide prevention, and direction to resources.
Build Your Toolkit
Learn to develop skills to manage overwhelming emotions
SGS Better Coping Skills Workshop Series: Graduate student workshops to develop coping skills to better meet the demands of university, work, and personal life. Students can be referred following an initial intake appointment. Register through the CLNx online portal.
Mindful Moments: Daily drop-in meditations, yoga, and Tai Chi for focus, relaxation, and resilience.
BreathingRoom: App and program that helps you relax and connect with yourself. It gives you videos to watch, exercises and visualizations to try, music to listen to and even movie and book suggestions.
Access Specialized Support
Navigation tools that can connect you to specific distress resources
Feeling Distressed Contact List: Distress can be complex and deeply personal. This PDF provides community and on-campus contact resources that can provide comprehensive support for different types of distress:
Navi - Your Mental Health Wayfinder: An anonymous chat tool that provides you with information to help you navigate mental health resources and make decisions about seeking appropriate supports.
- Mental Health Resources
- Academic Distress Support
- Financial Distress
- Housing Distress
- Sexual Assault/Safety
- Equity Offices and Communities of Care on Campus