Student Counselling, Health & Well-being (SCHW) is a student service department within the Division of Students at York University. Our dynamic team of health care professionals, peer health educators and support staff collaborate to provide a range of health and well-being services that foster academic success, student development and an engaged community at York University. The primary aim of SCHW is to support students in realizing and developing their personal potential and manage the demands of university life.
We offer Single Session Walk-in Counselling and Short Term Counselling both in-person and virtually. We also offer support groups as safer spaces to express yourself alongside other students at York.
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Health Education & Promotion
Our team of peer mentors are here to help promote health & wellness and answer your health questions on campus! Topics range from self-care and compassion, substance abuse, sexual health & relationships, sleep and more.
Learn more about our Health Education & Promotion team.
Well-being starts with YU. We understand the challenges you face and have pulled together resources to help any any situation you may encounter. We also host a podcast to discuss the relationship between well-being and our unique experiences.
Events at SCHW
Stay up to date with our counsellor-led support group sessions in and peer-led workshops offered by the Health Education & Promotion team. Here, you'll have the opportunity to connect with other students around York, share your experiences and gain valuable insights on several topics relevant to your personal health, well-being and success. You can browse through our calendar at any time for details on upcoming events, including locations, registration / screening processes, contact information and more.
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Facts about SCHW
Students received individual counselling at SCHW in 2022.
counselling appointments took place between Keele and Glendon campuses in 2022.
students interacted with the Health Education & Promotion team in Fall 2022.
Please read our Annual Report to learn more about the progress we've made in 2021-22!