Mental Health

Mental Health

Looking for help? You’re not alone. The SSMU is committed to providing members of our community with resources and information that can help nourish your body and mind. McGill has a wealth of health and well-being initiatives that we encourage all students to take advantage of. Come check out the great things related to mental health that are happening on campus, and see how you can start your wellness journey today!

Crisis Hotlines available through McGill University and the larger Montreal community:

Nightline Chatline
Available Thursday to Saturday from 6pm to 3am.

McGill Students’ Nightline
Non-judgmental, anonymous, and confidential active listening.
Available every night during the fall & winter semesters (including exams), from 6pm to 3am.
Call us at 514-398-6246, or message us on Chatline!

514-398-8500 (Peer Support) Hours of operation updated weekly on website.

Suicide Action Montreal (SAM)
If you need help. If you are worried about a loved one, or if you are a person bereaved by suicide: dial 1-866-APPELLE (277-3553) everywhere in Quebec.

514 723-4000 (Regional Line in Montreal) Offering 24 hours support, 7 days a week.

*If you or someone you care about is in a dangerous situation which required urgent attention, please call 9-1-1, or go to your local hospital’s emergency room*

McGill Mental Health Hub, Service Center, Peer Support Center, and other relevant groups:

SACOMSS – Sexual Assault Center of the McGill Students’ Society.

Peer Support Center – Student run initiative through the SSMU. Non-judgemental, always confidential.

McGill’s Student Chapter of – “Seeking to break down the stigma and open up the conversation surrounding mental health”

Healthy McGill – “Connects you to resources, info & support to live healthy at McGill”

McGill Mental Health Hub – “Connecting our community to support and information surrounding mental well-being”

McGill Psychiatric Services – For students who wish to see a psychiatrist (Professional help on campus).
Located in the Brown Building (West Wing) 5500
Tel: 514-398-6019
Fax: 514-398-5529

McGill Counselling Services – For students who wish to see a psychologist, counsellor or therapist (Professional help on campus).
Located in the Brown Building (East Wing) 4200
Tel: 514-398-3601
Fax: 514-398-8149

Contact Us

Vice-President Student Life

Mental Health Commissioners