Mental Health Resources
AMS Peer Support Centre
The AMS Peer Support Centre offers confidential peer-based support to all students. Drop-in to the JDUC room 34 or call 613-533-6000 ext 75111 between 2:00-11:30pm, 7 days a week. We also offer support groups.
SGPS Student Advisors
The Student Advisors offer advice and advocacy services to graduate and professional students in issues concerning their well-being while here at Queen's.
Professional counsellors are available for crisis and one-on-one support. Call 613-533-6000 ext 78264 for an appointment. Immediate (within 24 hours) emergency appointments are available: call or drop-in to the LaSalle building and indicate that your situation is urgent.
Outreach counselors are also available:
The University Chaplain, Brian Yealland provides non-denominational services and support of any kind, as a confidante and advisor to students.
Frontenac Community Mental Health and Addiction Services
FCMHAS supports recovery and community for persons with a mental illness and/or an addiction. Contact their 24-hour crisis line if in immediate distress (613-544-4229) or their admin line for mental health appointments (613 544-1356 ext 2225). www.fcmhas.ca
Telephone Aid Line Kingston
TALK is available for support through crisis and distress, and befriending. Contact 613-544-1771 from 7pm-3am, 7 days a week. www.telephoneaidlinekingston.com
Kingston Community Counselling Centres
K3C offers professional counselling appointments, as well as workshops and support groups, for members of the Kingston community. www.k3c.org
Sexual Assault Centre Kingston
SACK offers confidential and non-judgmental support, free of charge, to survivors of sexualized violence. www.sackingston.com
The LGBT YouthLine offers peer-based support, information and referrals specific to your concerns. Call 1-800-268-9668 from 4:00-9:30pm, Sunday to Friday. www.youthline.ca
Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone offers free, anonymous and confidential counselling for young people up to age 20. Their website helps young people connect and share stories, and offers up-to-date information on topics ranging from mental health to abuse to relationships. http://www.kidshelpphone.ca/Teens
Help a Friend
If you are worried about a friend who may be struggling, you are in the right place. Click on this link to get information from The Jack Project about ways that you can help: http://thejackproject.org/how-to-help-a-friend
The Mesothelioma Group
The Mesothelioma Group has a very informative guide on cancer's effect on mental health. They also donate to local charities and provide scholarships to victims and their families. Find more information here: http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/resources/mental-health/