Personal Counselling Services

Let us support you

If any of the below describe you, you may benefit from seeking some support. Campus and community supports can help you find connections and make changes!

  • You’re stressed out
  • You can’t sleep
  • You feel stuck
  • You feel your life is falling apart
  • You’re confused about school or career plans
  • You feel down all the time
  • You’re struggling with a personal problem and don’t know what to do
  • You need someone to listen
Counselling during COVID-19

Counselling appointments are being offered in-person, over the telephone and by video call. Schedule a meeting with a counsellor through our online calendar or by email.

    Eligible Regions for Virtual Counselling:

    Students currently located in provinces and territories in Canada are eligible for virtual counselling.


    Students Located Outside of Canada:

    We are still here to support you! Unfortunately, due to regulations in other countries, we are unable to provide virtual counselling to students currently located outside of Canada. If you are located outside of Canada, our counselling team would like to support you to find other counselling and support services. Schedule a meeting to discuss accessing other supports through our online calendar or by email.

     


    Counsellors cannot guarantee an immediate or rapid response to email or phone calls. If you are experiencing an urgent issue, please consider contacting the following:

    • CMHA/Reach Out Support Line at Tel: 1-844-533-3030
    • Attend your local emergency department or urgent care clinic
    • Call 911 if it’s an emergency
    YukonU Counselling Services

    YukonU Counselling Services can help you with the demands of student life, promoting wellness, and building skills for lifelong success.

    A counsellor brings training and skills to assist you in making sense of the problems you are experiencing, and works with you to develop preferred ways of living.

    Counselling is free to all full- and part-time registered Yukon University students who are located in eligible regions. Regardless of where you are located, we are still here to support you! Our counselling team would like to help you find other counselling or support services if you are currently located outside of the eligible regions.

    Counselling is voluntary and you may stop at any time.


    Confidentiality

    All of the information you share with us is completely confidential. No information can be accessed by University administrators, instructors, outside agencies or others unless you choose to sign a release. You’re in control.

    Community resources

    Emergency

    911

    24-hour BC NurseLine

    811

    Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services
    https://hss.yukon.ca/mwsu.php

    867 456 3838

    Family Children Services
    https://hss.yukon.ca/family_children.php

    867 667 3002

    Canadian Mental Health Association Yukon
    https://yukon.cmha.ca
    867 668 6429

    Skookum Jim Friendship Centre
    https://skookumjim.com

    867 633 7680

    FASSY
    http://fassy.org

    867 393 4948

    Hospice Yukon
    https://hospiceyukon.net

    867 667 7429

    Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre
    http://vfwomenscentre.com

    878 667 2693

    Kaushee’s Place (Women’s Transition Home & 24 hour support line)
    https://www.womenstransitionhome.ca/kaushees-place

    867 668 5733

    First Nations and Inuit Mental Health and Wellness

    1 855 242 3310

    Centre for Suicide Prevention

    1 833 456 4566

    Wellness apps

    Below is a list of apps to support your mental health: