Student wellness @Schulich

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1st Annual Well-Com Fair!

Join us on September 14, 2022 from 10am – 4pm for the first annual Well-Com Fair to take place in the Elizabeth Wirth Music Building lobby.

 


Visit to the Student Wellness Hub

The HUB provides McGill students access to health and wellness services, advisors, counsellors, dietitians, doctors, nurses, lab services and a healthy living annex.


Local Wellness Advisor at Schulich

Meet Jennifer Mosher, Schulich's School of Music local wellness advisor.

What is an LWA?

For those who don’t know me or my role, I’m the Local Wellness Advisor (or LWA) at Schulich. LWA’s are trained mental health clinicians embedded within faculties and services to orient and connect students with the appropriate support resource - on-campus or off-campus - for their unique situation. LWAs also facilitate wellness programming tailored to the faculty or identified community and work with departments on wellness awareness, prevention and early intervention. We also offer targeted mental health workshops, wellness outreach and one-on-one appointments.

How does a student meet with you?

1:1 appointment

  • Students who would like to meet with me for a 1:1 appointment can go to the Student Wellness Hub website, scroll down to “Local Wellness Advisors”, then students can select “Music”. The link to book an appointment directly is here.

Have a specific concern, or looking for resources?

  • 1:1 support is available with your LWA. These appointments are also available throughout the summer for any student physically located in Quebec. Book an appointment here.

On-campus resources

    Therapy Assisted Online (TAO)

    • https://www.taoconnect.org/
    • Access through the mobile app or the website. Students can access the mindfulness library, complete online psychoeducation modules in a self-directed manner, or in collaboration with their counsellor or LWA

    Keep Me Safe

    • A free service provided by your student union, available 24/7
    • Keep.meSAFE's helpline (1.844.451.9700) can connect you with trained professionals directly, and offers support for issues of any kind, including relationships, family care, depression, anxiety, addictions, stress, work conflicts, and much more.
    • To access the service, download the MySSP app for Apple iOS or Android. You can learn more about it on the SSMU website (ssmu.ca) or PGSS website (pgss.mcgill.ca)

    OSVRSE

    • Services available by phone or virtually for McGill members, whether in Montreal, across Canada or abroad. To request assistance and inquire about adapted services, you can contact OSVRSE by email (osvrse [at] mcgill.ca) or by phone at 514-398-3954. Please allow for a 24hr response time during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)

    Peer Support

    Peer Support Centre

    • The Peer Support Centre is currently offering online services Monday - Friday from 11 am - 5 pm. Appointments must be scheduled at least 2 hours or up to 1 day in advance. Book your appointment on the Peer Support Centre website.
    • Appointments are a maximum of 45 minutes, during which you can discuss and explore anything that is going on in your life in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. Sessions are confidential.

    SACOMMS

    • An organization run by volunteers, many of whom are students. If you’re a survivor of sexual violence, they’re here to listen or connect you with other support systems.
    • http://www.sacomss.org/wp/

    Nightline

    • https://nightline.ssmu.ca/
    • 514-398-6246
    • McGill Students’ Nightline is a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental listening service run by McGill students. They aim to provide the community with non-professional support in all kinds of situations, including information, guidance during a crisis, or an empathetic space to share your experiences and emotions.
    • Online chat available Wednesday-Sunday from 6PM-3AM
    • Phone lines available Friday-Sunday from 6PM-3AM

    Off-campus resources

    Vent Over Tea

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