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You are part of a caring campus community

Connect to our mental health and well-being community through initiatives, workshops and resources. 

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Community stories

Watch and read mental health stories from UCalgary students, faculty and staff.

UCalgary Mindfulness podcast

Join UCalgary Mindfulness for second season, Setting a Mindful Intention. These sessions progress from posture and breath, to managing complex and challenging emotions. Hone skills to become more aware and purposeful, while incorporating moments of stillness into everyday moments.

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Suicide prevention trainings

Increase your knowledge in recognizing and responding to those experiencing thoughts of suicide, sign-up for our Reach Out trainings

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Learn from experts and mental health advocates in our community on topics such as resiliency, mental health during COVID-19 and in teaching and learning.

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Mindfulness exercises

Find eight mindfulness meditations to support your daily functioning including mindful eating, a body scan, and practicing 'doing nothing.'

Featured events

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Strategy progress

From reducing stigma on our campus to examining institutional policies through a mental health lens, explore what has happened since our Campus Mental Health Strategy's 2015 launch.

Progress and impact

CMHS initiatives connect with our broader community

After Hours Support

When Student Wellness Services offices are closed, callers are given the option to connect directly with a Woods Homes crisis counsellor or the Distress Centre. UCalgary students can access them directly or by calling Student Wellness Services 403-210-9355.

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Mental Health Consultant

Operating within business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), our mental health consultant offers a broad range of support for staff, faculty, and post-docs by connecting with mental health resources on and off campus. Access the consultant through Staff Wellness by calling 403-220-2918.

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K-12 Transition

UCalgary works with other Calgary post secondary institutions to connect with the K-12 system to better support student transitions into postsecondary life. Some of this work includes working with local school boards to understand the needs of transitioning students and to develop resources to better support that transition.

Featured news

Campus Mental Health Strategy update brings renewed commitment to well-being and mental health

UCalgary seeks feedback on draft guiding principles and new name

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UCalgary pilots substance-free housing for students

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UFlourish part of renewed UCalgary commitment to community mental health and well-being

2 weeks of speaker events, activities, workshops and more run Nov. 1 - 15

Handling difficult conversations in the workplace

Leading up to UFlourish 2023, UCalgary alum Gillian Rasmussen offers some advice

Empowering change with UCalgary's Mental Wellbeing and Resilience certificate

Credential leverages experiential learning and community partnerships for student growth and innovation