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Students in Distress

Students in Distress

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Students in Distress

We want to help you succeed, both inside and outside the classroom. If you or fellow student is in crisis, these resources can help.

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After Hours Assistance

Students have support resources outside regular business and school hours. One resource is Good2Talk -- a free and confidential helpline for students providing professional counselling.

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Immediate Help

Mental Health & Anxiety: Crisis, Threatening or Concerning Behaviour

There may be times when a student exhibits threatening, violent or aggressive behaviour. There are several steps you can take to ensure your safety.

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Office of Student Community Relations (OSCR)

Mental Health & Anxiety: Crisis, Threatening or Concerning Behaviour

The Office of Student Community Relations supports students impacted by critical incidents, facing personal crises, or other complex issues. The office is here to provide advice, referrals, training, alternate dispute resolution methods and provide other support students and their families may need.

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Sexual Violence

York University’s Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support, & Education can help students with referral to medical services, help with academic accommodation, assist with safety planning and much more.

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Student Counselling, Health & Well-being

Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Anxiety: Crisis, Threatening or Concerning Behaviour

If you need to speak with a counsellor, start short-term therapy or connect with other students, York has many resources and supports which can be found on the counselling page.

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Urgent Financial Need

Funding

Students experiencing urgent financial need can make an appointment with York’s Financial Services. Learn more about awards, bursaries, and emergency loans.

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