U of T Health Services is a clinic that provides students with the services you would normally expect from a family doctor, including check-ups and advice on treatment of injury and illness. The clinic also offers disability documentation, birth control, STI screening and treatment, disordered eating care, pregnancy support, immunization, nutrition counselling, and more. Appointments can be made online or by phone. Drop-in appointments are also offered during regular hours.
Your University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) membership fee provides you with health and dental care through Green Shield Canada during the academic year. Students with comparable coverage can opt out of this plan and receive a refund. You can learn more about your coverage and how to opt out on their website.
CAPS offers counseling, therapy, and psychiatric treatment, as well as assessment, referrals, and various workshops for both full- and part-time students at U of T. Appointments can be made by phone or in person.
Blue Space, an initiative created by Health and Wellness at U of T, aims to reduce stigma and create open discussion around mental health and well-being. Blue Space posters and postcards can be seen around campus, indicating safe spaces for individuals with mental illnesses. The initiative aims to reduce stigma and create open discussion around mental health and well-being.
The student-run SEC holds workshops, counselling, and sex-positive events. SEC resources, including condoms and lubricant, are available free of charge to students. As a safe space for exploring sex and sexuality, the SEC offers resources on sexual orientation, safer sex, and consent.
The Multi-Faith Centre offers a variety of drop-in yoga and guided meditation classes. Schedules are available online.
The CHI is a student-run organization promoting healthy living through events, workshops, and resources. It is committed to diversity, emphasizing that healthy living is different for everyone.
Active Minds at U of T aims to increase awareness about mental health on campus and to eliminate the stigma associated with mental health issues through education and dialogue.
Peers Are Here provides an outlet for students to connect and discuss the stresses of university life. This drop-in, student-led support group is offered by Health Services. More information can be found online.
Counseline is a counselling service offered through the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. Graduate intern students of the faculty provide in-person and online counselling for various issues to students in the Faculty of Arts & Science. Registered and experienced social workers supervise each intern. For scheduling details and a complete list of services, see Counseline’s online flyer.
Hart House offers free massages every Monday. UTM students are also in luck; free massages are offered on Wednesdays at the UTM Library.