Community Resources

Students

Students that need support outside of York University can contact Good2Talk

  • Dial 1-866-925-5454 or 2-1-1
  • free, confidential and anonymous service for post-secondary students in Ontario
  • 24/7/365
  • resources, referrals and professional counselling

Good2Talk is a new, toll-free post-secondary student mental health helpline created as part of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ (MTCU) Mental Health Innovation Fund. Free, bilingual, confidential and anonymous, Good2Talk offers professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario.

Faculty

Faculty that need support outside of York University can contact Ontario 211

  • Dial 2-1-1
  • Free, confidential, live answer, 24/7

211 is the source Canadians trust when seeking information and services to deal with life's challenges. 211's award-winning telephone helpline (2-1-1) and website provide a gateway to community, social, non-clinical health and related government services. 211 helps to navigate the complex network of human services quickly and easily, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in over 100 languages.

211 connects people to the right information and services, strengthens Canada's health and human services, and helps Canadians to become more engaged with their communities.

Faculty members can also utilize services offered by ConnexOntario, a government-funded health services provider that offers free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling. They offer three helplines, all of which are live answer 24/7, confidential, and free:

Staff

Staff that need support outside of York University can contact  Ontario 211

  • Dial 2-1-1
  • Free, confidential, live answer, 24/7

211 is the source Canadians trust when seeking information and services to deal with life's challenges. 211's award-winning telephone helpline (2-1-1) and website provide a gateway to community, social, non-clinical health and related government services. 211 helps to navigate the complex network of human services quickly and easily, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in over 100 languages.

211 connects people to the right information and services, strengthens Canada's health and human services, and helps Canadians to become more engaged with their communities.

Staff can also utilize services offered by ConnexOntario, a government-funded health services provider that offers free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling. They offer three helplines, all of which are live answer 24/7, confidential, and free: