Mental Health and Spirituality Resources


Looking for mental health and spiritual well-being support?

Here at MORSL we understand the stresses and pressures that come with university life, and we encourage you take advantage of our space and resources to enhance your mental and spiritual well-being. This page offers non-clinical faith and mental health resources that are available to you at McGill and throughout Montreal or online. Please note that McGill students have access to clinical mental health resources such as the Student Wellness Hub and telehealth services such as the keepme.SAFE platform.  


1. Faith-based mental health supports for Muslim students

  • McGill University students are able to access chaplaincy services offered by MORSL and its volunteers including Muslim chaplains at McGill. You can reach out via chaplain [at] (email )or set up an appointment on the website.
  • Nisa Helpline supports Muslim women across North America seeking confidential, peer-to-peer counselling on a variety of issues: 1.888.315.NISA (6472)
  • Naseeha is a Mental Health Hotline: 1.866.627.3342
  • The Productive Muslim organizes events and seminars to help Muslims spiritually, physically, and socially by mastering their focus, time, and energy.
  • The Sufi Gardener offers a virtual platform to inspire a deeper understanding of the connections between spiritual growth, mindful living and the art of community facilitation.


2. Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries Online Resources (Christian)

Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries works to provide resources that meaningfully engage the topics of faith and mental health in order to prepare communities of faith around the world to raise awareness, reduce stigma, support mental health, and promote mental wellbeing. They provide Christian-inspired mental health courses, a blog, and other mental health resources.

  • The Sanctuary Course is a study guide for small groups, designed to raise awareness and start conversations in local churches regarding mental health. The course is offered for free, and you can access it on their resource portal.
  • Access their race, mental health, and faith resources here.
  • Read the Sanctuary blog for more information related to faith and well-being.
  • Can mental health challenges and faith co-exist? Listen to the Sanctuary Mental Health podcast here.
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