Student Experience

Mental Health and Wellness Initiatives Available on Campus for December 2016 Exams

With content from an article in Western News, we have compiled a list of free services available to all students.

Weldon Wellness Station

We listened when you told us that exam season can be stressful, so we are here to help!

The Wellness Education Centre, in partnership with Psychological Services and Western Libraries, invites you to drop in to the Weldon Wellness Station in the Atrium of Weldon Library from Monday, December 5 to Friday, December 16. This initiative recognizes that exams are stressful and aims at giving you the opportunity to learn skills and practice strategies to be successful during this exam season. Click here to access the full schedule of events and a summary of all sessions available.

Students are encouraged to visit the new Wellness Education Centre (WEC), located in the University Community Centre (UCC), Room 76. WEC provides information about mental health supports and programming.

A full listing of mental health and wellness resources at Western and in the London community is available in Western’s Mental Health and Wellness Resource Guide, which includes more information about the following services:

Student Development Centre

Single Session therapy it is booked on a first come, first served basis and walk ins only. Student Development Centre will start booking the Single Sessions in the morning at 8:30am.

Call 519-661-3031 or visit Western Student Services Building (WSSB), Room 4100. April hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Student Health Services

In Student Health Services, counselling appointments with family doctors can be booked immediately. For referrals into, or continuing counselling appointments with psychiatrists, there is presently a four-week wait period. Call 519-661-3030 or visit UCC, Room 11. April hours are 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

Residence Counselling

Peer Support Centre (University Students’ Council)

Call 519-661-3425 (DIAL), email or visit UCC, Room 256. Hours are Monday to Friday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. until December 7. After December 7, please call prior to visiting.

Academic Counsellors

The following services are available 24/7:

Not sure what supports are right for you? Contact the Wellness Education Centre at or 519-661-2111, Ext. 87127.