- Anxious or overwhelmed?
- Feeling desperate or hopeless?
- Having difficulty coping with daily problems?
- Not wanting to talk to friends or family?
- Turning to alcohol or drugs to feel better?
- Having changes of mood, less patience, or angry outbursts?
- Needing someone to talk to between appointments with counsellors/therapists?
- Not feeling you are in touch with reality?
- Having suicidal thoughts, or thoughts of hurting yourself or others?
There is help available, and it is important to speak with someone. You can contact one of the following crisis Supports (In the event you cannot connect with a particular support, it’s important to not give up, and to try another.):
If you are on campus, call 905.721.3211 immediately, or ext. 2400 if calling from a campus landline.
If you are off-campus, call 911 immediately.
Find crisis supports on campus at durhamcollege.ca/are-you-ok.
Crisis Phone Lines (24/7, free, confidential)
- Good2Talk 1.866.925.5454
- I.M. Well 1.877.234.5327
- Distress Centre Durham 1.800.452.0688
- Durham Mental Health Services Crisis Line 1.800.742.1890
- Ontario Shores Crisis Line 1.800.263.2679
- Canada Suicide Prevention Service 1.833.453.4566
Crisis App Chat (on Mobile Devices) (24/7, free, confidential)
- I.M. Well (click to go to download link) (24/7)
Crisis Web Chat (free, confidential)
Crisis Text (free, confidential)
- Crisis Text Line (24/7) text HOME to 686868
- Canada Suicide Prevention Service (4pm – 12am) text 45645
- ONTX (Crisis Text 2pm – 2am) text 258.258
- Contact your family doctor and request to be seen immediately
- Click here for some other ways of getting help