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Mental health

counsellor speaking with student


If you feel:

  • anxious
  • depressed
  • homesick
  • lonely
  • unhappy

If you are in crisis, talk to your Student Resource Co-ordinator, an ELC team member or anyone you feel comfortable with.

You can also contact Keep.meSAFE. As an ELC student you are registered in the SAFE program by insurance. SAFE provides private and immediate help 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You may call or chat online with a counsellor in your language and culture about school, relationships, cultural adaptation and more.

Call in Canada and U.S.                     Call collect outside Canada and U.S.                       1.844.451.9700                                 +1.416.380.6578          

You can also call the following centres and services that will provide you with safe and private help 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Durham Crisis Line      


Distress Centre Durham


Durham Rape Crisis Centre


Good 2 Talk Student Helpline



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