Wellness Supports

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Mental Health Crisis Line

  • 613-722-6914
  • 1-866-996-0991

University of Ottawa Security – Emergency Line

  • 613-562-5411

PARO Helpline

  • 1-866-HELP-DOC

Ontario Medical Association / Physician Health Program

  • 1-800-851-6606
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Tel.:1-844-880-9142

Homewood Health

  • Tel.:1-800-663-1142

Canada Suicide Prevention Service

  • Tel: 1-800-456-4566
  • Quebec residents: 1-866-277-3553

TMM Students

Crisis and/or 24/7 Supports

  • Mental Health Crisis Line
    613-722-6914
    1-866-996-0991
  • Tel-Aide Outaouais Help Line
    613-741-6433
    1-800-567-9699
  • Good2Talk
    For all students attending post-secondary institutions in Ontario have access to mental health support via Good2Talk 24/7/365 by calling 1-866-925-5455.

    Toll Free: 1-866-925-5455
    English: Text GOODTOTALKON to 686868
  • Ottawa Distress Centre
    613-238-3311

Sexual Assault

  • Assaulted Women's Helpline (24/7)
    1-866-863-0511
  • Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (24/7)
    613-234-2266

Employee and Family Assistance Program and Insurance

  • Empower Me
    Similar to the way you book a dentist or physiotherapist, you can also choose to see a private psychotherapist or psychologist and get reimbursed up to 80% via your health plan, with remote options available. Check out the details for undergraduates here.

    1-844-741-6389
     

Counselling

  • Faculty Wellness Program
    613-562-5800 ext 8507
    Email: wellness@uottawa.ca
  • Psychology Today
    A database of therapists working locally in private practice. Clients can search by insurance company, therapist, location and specific treatment options.
  • emental health
    Searchable list of mental health resources in the Ottawa region including counsellors and psychologists.

Apps and Online Learning

  • Bounce Back (CBT coaching)
    Modules can be self-guided or with a coach

    1-866-345-0224
  • TAO
    Is an on-line platform of tools and interactive modules that can help you manage the many stressors that come with University life and can help you bounce back from challenging times.
  • MindShift CBT
    Free evidence-based anxiety relief
  • Bloom Better You
    Join us and get ready to experience better sleep, reduced stress levels and a more relaxed lifestyle with our guided meditations, relaxing music, activities and mindful experiences

 

uOttawa Services

Graduate Students

Crisis and/or 24/7 Supports

  • Mental Health Crisis Line
    613-722-6914
    1-866-996-0991
  • Tel-Aide Outaouais Help Line
    613-741-6433
    1-800-567-9699
  • Good2Talk
    For all students attending post-secondary institutions in Ontario have access to mental health support via Good2Talk 24/7/365 by calling 1-866-925-5455.

    Toll Free: 1-866-925-5455
    English: Text GOODTOTALKON to 686868
  • Ottawa Distress Centre
    613-238-3311

Sexual Assault

  • Assaulted Women's Helpline (24/7)
    1-866-863-0511
  • Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (24/7)
    613-234-2266

Employee and Family Assistance Program and Insurance

  • LifeWorks- (All faculty, staff and residents from all hospitals except those at CHEO, also includes Faculty of Medicine Graduate Students). Type GSAED or University of Ottawa to identify your institution.

    613-238-4272
  • GreenShield Canada Insurance
    1-888-711-1119

Counselling

Apps and online Learning

  • Bounce Back (CBT coaching)
    Modules can be self-guided or with a coach

    1-866-345-0224
  • TAO
    Is an on-line platform of tools and interactive modules that can help you manage the many stressors that come with University life and can help you bounce back from challenging times.
  • MindShift CBT
    Free evidence-based anxiety relief
  • Bloom Better You
    Join us and get ready to experience better sleep, reduced stress levels and a more relaxed lifestyle with our guided meditations, relaxing music, activities and mindful experiences

 

uOttawa Services

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Crisis and/or 24/7 Supports

  • Mental Health Crisis Line
    613-722-6914
    1-866-996-0991
  • Tel-Aide Outaouais Help Line
    613-741-6433
    1-800-567-9699
  • Good2Talk
    For all students attending post-secondary institutions in Ontario have access to mental health support via Good2Talk 24/7/365 by calling 1-866-925-5455.

    Toll Free: 1-866-925-5455
    English: Text GOODTOTALKON to 686868
  • Ottawa Distress Centre
    613-238-3311

Sexual Assault

  • Assaulted Women's Helpline (24/7)
    1-866-863-0511
  • Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (24/7)
    613-234-2266

Counselling

Apps and Online Learning

  • Bounce Back (CBT coaching)
    Modules can be self-guided or with a coach

    1-866-345-0224
  • TAO
    Is an on-line platform of tools and interactive modules that can help you manage the many stressors that come with University life and can help you bounce back from challenging times.
  • MindShift CBT
    Free evidence-based anxiety relief
  • Bloom Better You
    Join us and get ready to experience better sleep, reduced stress levels and a more relaxed lifestyle with our guided meditations, relaxing music, activities and mindful experiences

Residents

Crisis and/or 24/7 Supports

Sexual Assault

  • Assaulted Women's Helpline (24/7)
    1-866-863-0511
  • Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (24/7)
    613-234-2266

Employee and Family Assistance Program and Insurance

  • LifeWorks - (All faculty, staff and residents from all hospitals except those at CHEO, also includes Faculty of Medicine Graduate Students). Type GSAED or University of Ottawa to identify your institution.

    613-238-4272
  • Homewood Health - (All CHEO Faculty and Residents)
    1-800-663-1142

Counselling

  • Faculty Wellness Program
    613-562-5800 ext 8507
    Email: wellness@uottawa.ca
  • Psychology Today
    A database of therapists working locally in private practice. Clients can search by insurance company, therapist, location and specific treatment options.
  • emental health
    Searchable list of mental health resources in the Ottawa region including counsellors and psychologists.

Apps and Online Learning

  • Bounce Back (CBT coaching)
    Modules can be self-guided or with a coach

    1-866-345-0224
  • TAO
    Is an on-line platform of tools and interactive modules that can help you manage the many stressors that come with University life and can help you bounce back from challenging times.
  • MindShift CBT
    Free evidence-based anxiety relief
  • Bloom Better You
    Join us and get ready to experience better sleep, reduced stress levels and a more relaxed lifestyle with our guided meditations, relaxing music, activities and mindful experiences
  • Resident Doctors of Canada (rdoc)
  • CMA Wellness Hub

 

PGME Resident Accommodations

Clinical Fellows

Crisis and/or 24/7 Supports

Sexual Assault

  • Assaulted Women's Helpline (24/7)
    1-866-863-0511
  • Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (24/7)
    613-234-2266

Employee and Family Assistance Program and Insurance

  • LifeWorks- (All faculty, staff and residents from all hospitals except those at CHEO, also includes Faculty of Medicine Graduate Students). Type GSAED or University of Ottawa to identify your institution.

    613-238-4272
  • Homewood Health ( All CHEO faculty and residents)
    1-800-663-1142

Counselling

Apps and online Learning

  • Bounce Back (CBT coaching)
    Modules can be self-guided or with a coach

    1-866-345-0224
  • TAO
    Is an on-line platform of tools and interactive modules that can help you manage the many stressors that come with University life and can help you bounce back from challenging times.
  • MindShift CBT
    Free evidence-based anxiety relief
  • Bloom Better You
    Join us and get ready to experience better sleep, reduced stress levels and a more relaxed lifestyle with our guided meditations, relaxing music, activities and mindful experiences

 

Faculty Members

Crisis and/or 24/7 Supports

Sexual Assault

  • Assaulted Women's Helpline (24/7)
    1-866-863-0511
  • Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (24/7)
    613-234-2266

Employee and Family Assistance Program and Insurance

  • LifeWorks - (All faculty, staff and residents from all hospitals except those at CHEO, also includes Faculty of Medicine Graduate Students). Type GSAED or University of Ottawa to identify your institution.

    613-238-4272
  • Homewood Health - (All CHEO faculty and residents)
    1-800-663-1142

Counselling

  • Faculty Wellness Program
    613-562-5800 ext 8507
    Email: wellness@uottawa.ca
  • Psychology Today
    A database of therapists working locally in private practice. Clients can search by insurance company, therapist, location and specific treatment options.
  • emental health
    Searchable list of mental health resources in the Ottawa region including counsellors and psychologists.

Apps and online Learning

  • Bounce Back (CBT coaching)
    Modules can be self-guided or with a coach

    1-866-345-0224
  • TAO
    Is an on-line platform of tools and interactive modules that can help you manage the many stressors that come with University life and can help you bounce back from challenging times.
  • MindShift CBT
    Free evidence-based anxiety relief
  • Bloom Better You
    Join us and get ready to experience better sleep, reduced stress levels and a more relaxed lifestyle with our guided meditations, relaxing music, activities and mindful experiences

Virtual Health Services

LifeWorks, our Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider, will be offering virtual health services to members of our community. These services are offered to all Faculty members, support staff, and members of the Association of Retirees and their eligible family members.

The new services will provide direct and speedy online access to general practitioners 24/7 without charge to the patient regardless of your province of residence.

Services included:

  • medical consultations,
  • assessments,
  • prescription renewals,
  • referrals to specialists
  • laboratory requisitions.

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Undergraduate Medical Students

Crisis and / or 24/7 Supports

Sexual Assault

  • Assaulted Women’s Helpline (24/7)
    1-866-863-0511  
  • Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (24/7)
    613-234-2266

Counselling

 

uOttawa Services

Employees

Crisis and / or 24/7 Support

Sexual Assault

  •  Assaulted Women’s Helpline (24/7)
    1-866-863-0511  
  • Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (24h/7)    
    613-234-2266  
  • Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa (24h/7)    
    613-234-2266 

Employee and Family Assistance

Virtual Health Services

LifeWorks, our Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider, will be offering virtual health services to members of our community. These services are offered to all Faculty members, support staff, and members of the Association of Retirees and their eligible family members.

The new services will provide direct and speedy online access to general practitioners 24/7 without charge to the patient regardless of your province of residence.

Services included:

  • medical consultations,
  • assessments,
  • prescription renewals,
  • referrals to specialists
  • laboratory requisitions.

Click here to create your account

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