University of Alberta

Wellness Supports


Description
Provides ongoing health promotion, community development, mental health and social support for students with a focus on mental health and wellness.

Service offers:

  • a Wellness Supports team that engages people on campus by strengthening individual and community mental health and wellbeing, providing support, connection, education, and choice.

The team strives to provide holistic, inclusive, and equitable support, including:

  • free mental health skills training for students and staff
  • collaborative initiatives that challenge stigma around wellness, provides information, and engage in discussion that encourages action
  • individual support to bridge gaps and connect students with resources that provide students with ongoing mental health support and referrals to other mental health resources
  • facilitated peer-to-peer and community connections¬†
  • volunteer and outreach opportunities
  • health and wellness activity funding¬†
  • wellness information, research, events, and activities
  • strengthen and support campus communities and members to identify potential challenges and opportunities together
Affiliation: Partnered with University of Alberta Counselling and Clinical Services, University Health Centre, and Alberta Health Services.Key Provider: health promotion specialists, social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • students registered at the University of Alberta
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • drop in
  • contact to book an appoinment
Students may also be referred by mental health clinicians and social support services on campus and in the greater community. Students at both the main campus and Campus Saint-Jean can access this service. Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-248-2016
Web Site
http://www.ualberta.ca/current-students/access.html
Email
accessom@ualberta.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Educational Institution
Last Updated On
November 18, 2020
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM