Through the Stay Connected Mental Health Project, King’s has two on-campus peer support workers who provide free, non-judgmental, confidential, and safe mental health support to students.
Their office is located on the First Floor of the Arts & Administration building, staffed four days a week for two hours in the afternoon.
The backbone of the King’s community, Patrol and Front Desk, students just like you, provide peer support every night of the week.
Alexandra Hall Front desk is staffed 24/7. Patrol is on call every day of the week from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.; call Front Desk to be connected to Patrol. 902 422-1271 ext. 132
Available Every Day 4 p.m. — 8 a.m.
Phone Alexandra Hall Front Desk and ask them to connect you to the duty don.
902 422-1271 ext. 132
The King’s Chaplain, Father Ranall Ingalls, is available to all students from any faith or none.
Office located on the First Floor of the Arts & Administration Building. Drop by Father Ingalls’ office any time, or email to make an appointment. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dal’s social workers can help you solve and cope with a variety of problems from academic accessibility to finances to relationship difficulties.
Your computer has crashed, and you've lost your paper? You've just broken up with your partner? Homesick? Good2Talk is here for you. A free, confidential helpline for post-secondary students in Nova Scotia. Speak anonymously, receive information and supports for mental health, addictions and well-being on and off campus. Tel: 1-833-292-3698
A pronvincial crisis intervention service staffed by social workers. Available 24/7 to support callers who present with suicidal thoughts, self-harming thoughts or behaviours, overwhelming anxiety, depression, substance use difficulties, or any other mental health concerns. Crisis is self-defined by the individual calling fro support. Tel: 1-888-429-8167
Comprehensive Health and Wellness clinic available to all King's students. They offer drop-in and group counselling six days a week.
You may refer yourself to NS Mental Health and Addiction Services. Their intake clinicians will ask you questions to help determine the services you need. This intake call may take 15 to 20 minutes, and you will be asked for your Health Card number | 1-855-922-1122
Find a psychologist to suit your individual needs. Psychological services are covered up to $750 per year under the KSU Health Plan.
Laing House is a drop-in centre for youth living with a mood disorder, psychosis, and/or anxiety disorder. Members can meet friends who have gone through similar experiences. Programming includes art, meals, education and employment support, camping, music and more.