If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, find immediate support.

Self-help tools

Check in with yourself, with resources you can use on your own time.

These resources can help you understand yourself better and offer strategies to manage everyday mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues and substance use.

Need additional support? You can always reach out along the way. 

Please note: These resources are made available by third parties who have no relationship with Concordia. It is your sole responsibility to review and accept any terms of service and privacy policies prior to use (such as the apps and tracking tools). Concordia is not responsible for your use of third-party resources or for the actions of those who are responsible for them.

Phone & text support

Mental health helplines and listening services provide short-term counseling, as well as confidential, empathetic listening with no strings or follow-up required. 

Please note that services offered at Concordia are not available when the university is closed.

Mental health appointments

If you're struggling with your mental health, don’t wait to seek support. We encourage you to review all the resources within Concordia’s network of care for timely access to services.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, click here to find immediate support.

Services for Concordians

Receive immediate support from a mental health practitioner

Tele-counselling services in Concordia's wider network of providers are free and available 24/7. These services can offer immediate short-term counselling by phone or video. Access is governed by Concordia’s health insurance plans. Tele-counselling is a great first step in addressing your mental health needs

Clinical providers at Concordia

If you are experiencing persistent mental health concerns or a challenging life situation, Concordia clinicians can provide short-term counselling, mental health assessments and treatment plans.

Services in the community

Mental health clinics in the community can provide specialized services and longer-term support. Concordia’s health insurance plans offer coverage for many services. Please contact the external clinics directly for more information including rates and wait times.

Find a provider in the community


Lumino Health (within Canada): Find healthcare providers in your province or territory. Use of the search tool is free, but providers do charge fees for their services.

Insurance coverage for mental health services

Concordia’s health insurance plans offer coverage for mental health services. Please review your plan for more information.

Addiction and substance use

Supporting others

If you or someone else is experiencing an emergency, dial 9-1-1 or consult our resources.

Resources for everyone

  • Red Cross Psychological First Aid: This course equips learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection.
  • AMI-Quebec: Offers free programming for people living with mental illness and those in their circle of support, including friends, family and partners. AMI-Quebec helps caregivers manage the effects of mental illness through support, education, guidance and advocacy. 
  • Be There - Jack.org: A comprehensive online resource for young people to learn how to support each other through mental health struggles, created in consultation with over 1,400 people from across Canada. 
  • Conversation Starter: Information sheet to help youth support friends struggling with mental health, developed by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Game Changers, a program designed to help young people feel more comfortable talking about health, mental health, seeking help and supporting friends.
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