Physical & Mental Health

Services for Students

Local Wellness Advisors

Local Wellness Advisors (LWAs) are trained clinicians who are here to orient and connect you with the appropriate resource for your unique situation - think of them like an academic advisor, but for your well-being.

By Fall 2019, there will be 12 LWAs in place across McGill's faculties.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/wellness-hub/get-support/local-wellness-advisors

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

A bilingual academic health network. Their mandate is to provide tertiary and quaternary care to the population of Montreal and Quebec. In other words, care that requires hospitalization, complex surgery, emergency care or specialized treatment.

Website: https://muhc.ca/

McGill University Sexual Identity Centre (MUSIC)

Provides specialized mental health care to individuals, couples and families with sexual orientation and gender identity issues.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/cosum/

Peer Support Centre

Provides free, confidential drop-in space offering non-judgmental peer support, information, and referrals to the McGill community. Facilitates and encourages communication so that students feel empowered to resolve whatever they may be going through.

Website: https://psc.ssmu.ca/
Telephone: 514-398-3782
Email: mcgill.psc [at] gmail.com

Student Health Insurance

Find information on health insurance for undergraduate and graduate students, both international and domestic.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/student-accounts/tuition-fees/non-tuition-charges/insurance

Student Wellness Hub

Your place for all things health and wellness. Learn how to access urgent care, get support, and book an appointment with a medical professional, including:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Dieticians
  • Counsellors
  • Psychiatrists

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/wellness-hub/
Phone: 514-398-6017 (Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to book or cancel an appointment with any Hub clinician)

The WELL Office

Supports learners from McGill University’s: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical Education Programs, Ingram School of Nursing, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, and School of Communication Sciences and Disorders throughout their training by creating, promoting and sustaining a culture of wellness and resilience within the learning environment. Provides Health Professional Learners with counselling services, support groups and workshops to facilitate the development of skills and strategies for learners as they navigate through a critical and demanding point in their lives.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/thewelloffice/

Services for Staff

Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

A free and confidential service offering short-term counseling and referral services. Also available to each employee's spouse and dependent children.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/benefits/eap

Phone: 1-844-880-9142

Health and Wellbeing Program

A My Healthy Workplace initiative that provides programming, resources, activities geared towards health promotion for employees at McGill.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/benefits/health-well-being

Employee Health Insurance

Find insurance and plan details, as well as information on rates and how to make a claim.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/benefits/insurance

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

A bilingual academic health network. Their mandate is to provide tertiary and quaternary care to the population of Montreal and Quebec. In other words, care that requires hospitalization, complex surgery, emergency care or specialized treatment.

Website: https://muhc.ca/

McGill University Sexual Identity Centre (MUSIC)

Provides specialized mental health care to individuals, couples and families with sexual orientation and gender identity issues.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/cosum/

 

 


McGill University is situated on the traditional territory of the Kanien’kehà:ka, a place which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst nations. We recognize and respect the Kanien’kehà:ka as the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which we meet today.

For more information about traditional territory and tips on how to make a land acknowledgement, visit our Land Acknowledgement webpage.


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