Are you okay? We ask because we care. If you are a Durham College (DC) student looking for help connected to your mental health or overall wellness, there are services, resources and supports available to you right now.

Get help on campus

Campus Health and Wellness Centre (CHWC)

A safe, confidential space offering students direct access to a multidisciplinary team whose members can provide immediate support. This can include assessment, referrals and appointments for counselling, coaching, medical care and other professional services. 

CHWC Services:

All services are confidential and comprehensive. Our team consists of physicians, nurses, mental health professionals and administrative staff working together to assist you in managing your healthy lifestyle.

  • Mental health services
  • Wellness coaching
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical clinic
  • Chiropractic and Physiotherapy services

To book an appointment:

T: 905.721.3037

Online booking available for Medical Clinic Services Only

Domestic Student Booking

International Student Booking

Our hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Visit us in the Campus Health and Wellness Centre, room G1030.

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Get help anytime,  or off campus

9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call or text 9-8-8. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline offers support that is:

  • bilingual
  • trauma-informed
  • culturally appropriate
  • available to anyone in Canada

Wellness Directory

The Wellness Directory provides direct access to all of the wellness supports and resources available at the college, and is organized by the eight dimensions of wellness.

Durham College Student Association Outreach Services

Outreach Services is committed to offering a supportive environment for students and provides a range of services including counseling and a food centre, as well as quiet space for students who just need a break.

Please visit or contact us for further details regarding any of our services/programs. Hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m..

T: 905-721-2000 ext 3988
Counseling services areas include but are not limited to:
  • Addictions
  • 2SLGBTQI + support
  • Healthy and unhealthy relationships
  • Past or present abuse – safety planning
  • Mental health issues and personal coping strategies
  • Goal planning
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Poverty
  • Homelessness
  • Family issues

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Sexual Violence Education and Support Coordinator

Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Mondays to Fridays – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Survivors of sexual violence or anyone who has questions about sexual violence should go directly to the Sexual Violence Education and Support coordinator for immediate support.

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The First Peoples Indigenous Centre (FPIC) provides students with access to Elders, Traditional Knowledge Keepers, and Indigenous Coaches. The FPIC also offers a space for smudging and access to traditional medicines.

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

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Get help anytime or off campus


Toll-free 1.866.925.5454
Available 24/7
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This free, confidential helpline provides professional counselling and information as well as referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario 24/7/365.

I.M. Well (Student Assistance Program)

Toll-free 1.877.554.6935
Available 24/7
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Download the free mobile app
App Store (iOS) | Google Play (Android)

Short for Integrated Mental Health & Wellness, I.M. Well is available to all DC students and their families, even after graduation.

Ontario 211 Community and Social Services Help Line

Dial 211
Available 24/7
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This is a free helpline and online database of Ontario’s community and social services.

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line | Canada-Wide

If you are experiencing emotional distress and want to talk, call the First Nations, Métis & Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line:
Available 24/7


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Get immediate support whenever and wherever you are with I.M. Well

Short for Integrated Mental Health & Wellness, I.M. Well is a student assistance program available to all DC students and their families, even after graduation.

Use the intuitive, free I.M. Well mobile app or call 1.877.234.5327 to access campus and community resources and live counselling for personal, academic and social needs, such as:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Legal issues
  • Life coaching
  • Relationships
  • Financial
  • Addiction
  • Nutrition
  • Health translation
  • and more...

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Are you a Durham College staff member looking for support? The Employee and Family Assistance Program through TELUS Health, is a confidential and voluntary support service for work, health or life concerns.  This free program is available to full-time employees and their eligible dependents.  Contract and regular part-time employees may be granted access to services upon request to Kelly Doyle, director, Organizational Effectiveness, Human Resources. 

To learn more about the EFAP through TELUS Health, please visit the Employee Supports page on ICE.

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