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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. 

Please be advised that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Campus Health and Wellness Centre services have transitioned to virtual platforms and/or telephone appointments where possible; in-person visits by appointment only. 

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
  • Massage Therapy

To book an appointment:

T: 905.721.3037

If after hours leave a message and front office staff will call you back the next business day. Our hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed from noon to 1 p.m. for cleaning.​

For more information, please visit



The Mental Health and Well-being Framework [digital/web], developed in collaboration with the College Wellness Committee and the National Standard of Canada, outlines the guiding principles under which DC operates in order to protect and promote health and wellness within the campus community.

Download print version

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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

 For more information, please visit

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.

For more information, please visit:

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
Visit website
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
Visit website

This is a free helpline and online database of Ontario’s community and social services.

Mental Health toolkit

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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...

Call now Download Android app Download iOS app

Are you a DC employee? Get more information on how to support a student, colleague or yourself.

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