Campus Resources for Students

Active Minds
  • a student run mental health, awareness, education and advocacy organization
  • goal is to create an open environment for discussion of mental health issues
  • e-mail:
Art Therapy
  • Art Therapy Workshops for students looking for an outlet for anxiety and stress.
  • The workshops occur in eight weekly sessions and incorporate many different art forms, including drawing, painting, clay, and fabric art.
  • Contact for more information.

Eating Disorders Support Group

  • anonymous and confidential support group which meets weekly for students struggling with eating disorders in the Student Support Services Center, UCC 38.
  • For additional information regarding Hope’s Garden support groups and what is available for students throughout the summer months, please contact Hope’s Garden directly, at, or (519) 434-7721.

Health and Wellness Support Service

  • USC sponsored services
  • contact directly at
Mad Student Society
  • a peer support and advocacy group of/for students who have personal experiences with mental health systems, mental illness, and mental health disabilities
Mental Health App
  • iWestern connects you to the mental health app 
  • suitable for the iPhone, Android or Blackberry

Peer Support Centre

  • a safe space for undergraduate students to seek support and resources, build community, meet other students, and get talking about issues
  • open 10am-6pm Monday to Friday and can be found in Room 38, UCC Building

Peer Phoneline

  • students can access information and referrals to support services and resources over the phone.
  • Phone line hours are 10am-midnight Monday to Friday,  519661DIAL
Safe Campus Community
  • information on promoting and maintaining a safe and respectful working and learning environment.
Transitions (pdf)
  • downloadable resource to help students prepare and deal with university life.
Wellness Guide (pdf)
  • downloadable resource summarizing key services available on campus.

Wonderful on Western

  • Western students share their voices
  • what little moments make Western wonderful for you?


Mental Health Videos

Help a Friend -

USC's Mental Health Awareness Message

Get Help PSA

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