Being a student and dealing with life can get difficult at times, the Douglas Students’ Union can help you connect to additional support, information and wellness resources.

Check out the links below for off campus and on campus wellness information and resources:

Off Campus:
  • Here2Talk, a free mental health resource for post-secondary students created by the provincial government. Here2Talk connects students with mental health support when they need it. Through this program, all students currently registered in a B.C. post-secondary institution have access to free, confidential counselling and community referral services, conveniently available 24/7 via app, phone and web.


  • Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)


  • CMHA Suicide Crisis Hotline – call or text 9-8-8
    A safe space to talk, 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Hotline

  • Foundry offers health and wellness resources, services and supports:

Foundry BC

  • Crisis Centre – Emotional Support, Crisis Response and Suicide Safety – free, confidential and low barrier
    24/7 phone support:
    • 1800-SUICDE (1-800-784-2433)
    • 310-6789 (no area code)
    • conveniently available 24/7 via app, phone and web.

    Crisis centre

On Campus:
  • Douglas College Counselling Information at

Douglas College Counselling

  • Douglas Students’ Union Therapy Dog Days – Watch out on our social Media for the dates every semester!

We’ve put together some additional resources to help you, especially when our offices are closed (weekends, over the winter break or other holiday office closures). These include community food banks, low-cost grocery stores, and mental health supports. Check them out here: Additional Wellness Resources

Here are some community based resources for members who identify with our constituency groups and collectives on campus:

Indigenous COLLECTIVE:
Accessibility COLLECTIVE:

Please note: these resources are not for when you are in a crisis. If you are in a life threatening situation please call 9-1-1.
Some counselling/programs services are noted to be free and others have cost associated with services. Some counselling/programs services require a referral, Please inquire directly.