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Health and Student Support

Student Experience is committed to supporting the health and well-being of students, even when you are away from campus, so you can thrive to your full potential. Well-being is made up of many different dimensions, and we've provided a list of supports and resources below to set you up for success as an online learner.

Health & Student Support Resources

Student Experience is committed to supporting the health and well-being of students, even when you are away from campus, so you can thrive to your full potential. Well-being is made up of many different dimensions, and we've provided a list of supports and resources below to set you up for success as an online learner.

Sleeping Well

Sleep is one of the most important things to get right, in order to be well. Here are some resources that we think might help you get some good rest.

Healthy Relationships

Western is committed to fostering a campus free of gender-based violence. Everyone needs the knowledge and skills to contribute to this culture shift. Romantic and sexual relationships are just part of a larger social network. Below are some resources for building and maintaining healthy relationships.

Staying Safe Online

As we move online, monitoring your online safety is increasingly important. Here are some ways you can protect your personal details online.

Staying Safe Online Tips

To Report Scam Attempts

To report scam attempts involving Western identity (email accounts, passwords, ID numbers, etc.), contact: phishing@uwo.ca

To report phishing attempts not specific to Western (e.g. bank account information, etc.) contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

If you are an international student and target of a scam, connect with Western International.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Health & Support

Health & Wellness

Western's health and wellness clinic remains open, however only those with an in-person appointment scheduled should visit UCC11.

Clinic hours are: 
Sept 8-11: Tues 1pm-5pm, Wed-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4:30pm. 
On or after Sept 14: Mon-Thurs 9am-7pm, Fri 9am-4:30pm, Sat 9am-1pm. 
During Reading Week or Exam Periods: Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4:30pm. 

No walk-ins will be seen, you must have an appointment. Please book an appointment by calling 519-661-3030.

Counselling hours:
Monday – Thursday from 9am – 7pm and Friday's 9am-5pm. When booking an appointment, students will have the option of: a telephone appointment, a Zoom video counselling appointment, students in need of an urgent appointment will be given the option of seeing a counsellor in person.   

A CMHA walk-in clinic will also be offered from Sept 8-10 and Sept 14-17 from 5-9pm. Note: the last appointment will be 8pm. 

Call us at 519-661-3030 to book an appointment. 

Student Support & Case Management

The Office of Student Support & Case Management helps students who are experiencing challenges get back to thriving by facilitating a coordinated response at both the individual and community level.

You can reach us via telephone and email for support and referrals. *This team does not provide mental health support, however, please contact Health & Wellness at 519-661-3030 to book a virtual mental health appointment if needed.

Call: 519-661-2111 ext. 89152
Email: sscm@uwo.ca 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Additional Mental Health Support

For Ontario Students:

Students located in Ontario can access Good2Talk—a free, confidential service for Ontario post-secondary students, available 24/7/365.

Call: 1-866-925-5454 

Text: GOOD2TALKON to 686868

 

For Students Living Anywhere in Canada:

The Centre for Innovation on Campus Mental Health (CICMH) is a partnership project to help Ontario’s colleges and universities enhance their capacity to support student mental health and well-being.

They have a comprehensive list of telephone and virtual mental health support options available.

 

 

 

Parent Questions

If you are looking for responses to questions about how your student can receive remote support, please contact Student Support & Case Management at sscm@uwo.ca or by calling 519-661-2111 x89152.