You can connect with MySSP for immediate and confidential 24-hour support for any school, health or general life concerns you may have. This service is free. You can call or chat with a counsellor directly from your phone. Support is offered in 35 languages and ongoing counselling is offered in 146 languages. The chat-based support is available in English, French, Chinese and Spanish.
Note: Faculty & Staff can use MySSP for after-hours consultation support.
1-866-925-5454 or text GOOD2TALKON to 686868
This helpline will connect you with professional counsellors and trained crisis responders. They will be able to offer you information and referrals regarding mental health, addiction, and well-being strategies specifically designed for students.
If you are in distress or witnessing an incident on U of T campus, call 911 for situations requiring immediate police, fire or medical response to preserve life or property. To ensure prompt service, contact U of T Campus Safety - Special Constable Service after calling 911.
Browse Resources for Ongoing Support
The resources listed in this section are not emergency services, and are only accessible during regular business hours, Monday to Friday.
U of T Engineering Identify, Assist, Refer (IAR) Quick Reference Guides
The University’s Identify, Assist, Refer (IAR) online learning module was developed to provide all members of the U of T community with the basic skills and information needed to provide the initial support to a colleague, student or loved one experiencing challenges that are impacting their mental health.
- U of T Engineering's IAR Reference Guide for Students
- U of T Engineering's IAR Reference Guide for Staff & Faculty