***PLEASE NOTE: THE GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION OFFICE IS CLOSED DUE TO CAMPUS COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS. MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THE STATUS OF THE GRAD PEER SUPPORT PROGRAM WILL APPEAR IN SEPTEMBER. IN THE MEANTIME, PLEASE CONSULT THE MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES BELOW.***
Health and Counselling Services
The Graduate Peer Support Program does not provide professional counselling. If you would like to make an appointment with a counsellor, please contact Health and Counselling Services. For information on Residence counselling, click here.
The Centre for Indigenous Initiatives provides support services for indigenous students, such as First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Carleton has counselors that are indigenous and have specifically worked with different indigenous communities. Recently, Carleton welcomed a new indigenous counselor, Staci Loiselle, to help support and counsel indigenous students. The counselling services are free and can be done through drop-ins or booked appointments.
TAO Self-Help is an online mental health resource that offers many different therapeutic online activities. TAO provides self-directed modules and practice tools to help students learn positive skills for personal growth. Students are also able to conference with counselors over video through this resource.
Good2Talk is a free professional support and counselling service via the telephone that offers Ontario post-secondary students a safe place to share their stresses and concerns anonymously and receive treatment and comfort. It is available 24/7 and they can support students who are experiencing issues like academic stress, anxiety, relationship struggles, employment or financial challenges, substance use, abuse, panic or crisis and suicidal thoughts.