STUDENT LIFE & SUPPORT SERVICES

Health & Wellness Supports

Feeling stressed or anxious? These emotions can be a normal part of life at university. But you know yourself best, and when classes, work, family, and even life, seem overwhelming, there’s never a wrong time to reach out for help. Please know that we are here to support you.

Our health and wellness counsellor can help

Innis College offers students a dedicated health and wellness counsellor on the U of T St. George campus. Tracey Doyle can help you with many mental health issues, including:

  • Relationship or interpersonal problems
  • Self-esteem or body image concerns
  • Depression, anxiety, panic attacks
  • Academic and school pressures

Navi can help you find mental health resources

Navi - Your Mental Health WayfinderNavi is U of T’s anonymous and confidential virtual wayfinder that helps you navigate mental health resources on and off campus, allowing you to decide which ones are right for your needs.Navi, short for navigator, is a chat-based virtual assistant that can understand the questions you ask, and provide accurate and relevant responses – any time, anywhere.

Need to talk to someone right now? My SSP is here for you

U of T’s My SSP (My Student Support) program gives you immediate and/or ongoing confidential, 24/7 support for any school, health, or general life concern. This is a free service.

There are two ways you can get help:

Phone – Within North America call 1-844-451-9700. Ongoing support is available over the phone in 146 languages. Immediate support is available over the phone in 35 languages.

Online Chat – To chat, download the My SSP app: Apple App Store | Google Play. Support is available in simplified Chinese, English, French and Spanish.

GET URGENT HELP. CALL 911 if you are at immediate risk.

IF YOU ARE:

  • feeling desperate and hopeless or
  • worried you might hurt yourself or
  • having or know someone having suicidal thoughts and
  • are alone with no one to talk to

IF YOU HAVE:

  • made a plan, the means to hurt yourself or someone else
  • attempted suicide
  • hurt yourself before
  • If you are feeling desperate and hopeless, or worried you might hurt yourself or someone else
  • If you are having suicidal thoughts and are alone with no one to talk to

Book an appointment with our health and wellness counsellor

Tracey Doyle, Innis’s health and wellness counsellor, is dedicated to counselling students with a wide range of mental health concerns. To book an appointment online or in-person (when available):

  • Call the Health & Wellness Centre directly at 416-978-8030 and request an appointment with Tracey. Mention that you are a student at Innis College.
  • If you need help with booking, please contact the Office of Student Life at sana.imran@utoronto.ca

Get personal help finding mental health and wellness resources

Sana Imran, Innis’s assistant dean — community wellness, can help you find the appropriate mental health resources specific to your concern(s). Sana also welcomes any health- and wellness-related questions you may have.

To make an appointment with Sana, please book here, completing the “Wellness Advising Appointment” option.

More health and wellness resources