Your peers are here for you during your time at McGill! No matter your concerns, there are trained students you can talk to, and many of them may have experienced the same things as you.
Talk to a trained McGill peer?
Try the 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.
- You can make a preferential appointment with a volunteer who identifies as BIPOC or 2SLGBTQIA+
Get support as a trans or gender non-conforming person?
Try the Union for Gender Empowerment
- Feminist, trans-positive, anti-racist SSMU service providing support and resources to trans and GNC people
- Pay-what-you-can co-op with gender-empowering items and more
- Volunteer staff holding office hours for questions, resources, and services
Get support from students in your community?
- For a list of all student-run services and clubs, including Queer McGill, Black Students’ Network and more to get you feeling connected.
Need to talk? Call Nightline! Nightline is a peer-run call and chat service. The call line is available 6pm - 3am Friday-Sunday, and the chat line is available 6pm - 3am Friday-Sunday and Wednesday-Thursday. Call 514-398-6246 or visit nightline.ssmu.ca/chatline
Get support for sexual violence?
- 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.
Talk with a peer about disordered eating?
Try SSMU's Eating Disorder Support Centre
- Peer-led support offered by SSMU
- Drop-in services, support groups, events and more to create a safe, non-judgmental space to discuss relationships with food and feel validated and understood in your experiences.
- These services are peer-led and do not substitute for support from licensed professionals
Get support from students in your faculty?
Try Faculty-run services
If you're struggling with a class for whatever reason, you can hire a peer tutor! You may be eligible for subsidized tutoring depending on your situation.