Supporting a Student

Supporting a Student

Concerned that a student is in need of counselling support or mental health help?

  • Talk to them.
  • Encourage them to speak with a counsellor on campus.
  • Encourage them to meet with their family doctor to discuss their problems. A family doctor may make referrals to specialists like psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists and others.
  • Remember, though, that if the student is already meeting with a counsellor, the counsellor can’t provide you with information about the student without their consent.
  • If you need support for yourself: