Additional Supports

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Medical Care

St George  Health & Wellness Centre

Medical clinic addressing a range of health concerns by appointment. Drop-in available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Open Mon, Thurs, Fri 9-5; Tues, Wed 9-7.
Phone: 416-978-8030
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hwc/contact-us

 

 UTM Health & Counseling Centre

Medical clinic addressing a range of health concerns by appointment.
Open Mon, Tues, Fri 9-5; Wed, Thurs 9-7:30. Phone: 905-828-5255
http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/health/our-services

 

 OHPSA: Find a Physician

Find a new Primary Care Provider within Toronto/Mississauga. Available through OHPSA Portal page.
E-mail: ohpsa.admin@utoronto.ca

Mental Health Support

OHPSA: Personal Counseling

Personal counsellors provide confidential counselling on a wide range of concerns. There is no problem too big or too small. Online appointment booking: http://www.md.utoronto.ca/content/book-appointment

http://www.md.utoronto.ca/personal-counselling-student-wellness

 

 St George & UTM Wellness Centres

HWC & HCC (see above) also offer psychiatric consultations and personal counselling services for a variety of issues, including sexual assault through the Community Safety Office.

http://www.communitysafety.utoronto.ca/assistance.htm

 

Substance Abuse

Information page with supports for managing substance use problems, such as the Ontario Medical Association Physician Health Program. Addresses concerns regarding professionalism & confidentiality.

http://www.md.utoronto.ca/student-resources-substance-use-disorders-addictions

 

CBT Apps

Apps are available to support your CBT practice, such as iCouch CBT and MoodGYM.

https://pro.icouch.me/#Benefits & https://moodgym.anu.edu.au/welcome/new/splash

Physical Health Resources

Athletic Facilities

All students are members at U of T’s various fitness facilities, including the Athletic Centre & Hart House at St. George, and the UTM Recreation Athletics & Wellness Centre. 

http://www.athletics.utoronto.ca/facilities.htm

 

Drop-in Fitness

Drop-in activities & programs are offered free for all U of T students through the St. George Athletic Centre, Hart House, & UTM Department of Physical Education, Athletics & Recreation. 

http://www.athletics.utoronto.ca/recreation.htm

 

Intramurals

The U of T intramural program is offered to students in all faculties/colleges across the St. George & UTM campuses. Sports include badminton, soccer, hockey, volleyball, hockey, and more.

http://www.athletics.utoronto.ca/intramurals.htm

Academics & Career Support

OHPSA: Career Counseling

Career counsellors available for one-on-one appointments throughout the 4 years, providing a variety of services and resources to aid in career exploration & selection. Phone: 416-978-2764

http://www.md.utoronto.ca/career-counselling

 

OHPSA: Academic Coaching & PREP

Develop individualized academic plans one-on-one with an academic coach. For first years, PREP offers the opportunity to collaborate in small group learning communities facilitated by second year students.

http://www.md.utoronto.ca/academic-coaching-prep

Financial Support

Financial Aid Office

Offers scholarships, awards, grant and bursaries for medical students. Provides information about government assistance programs, professional student lines of credit. 

E-mail: medicine.financeawards@utoronto.ca
http://www.md.utoronto.ca/finances-awards

Equity and Diversity

Multi-Faith Centres

Aims to support spiritual well-being & to increase our respect for religious beliefs and practice.

St. George Multi-Faith Centre: https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf

UTM Centre for Student Engagement: https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/student-life/multifaith/prayer-spaces-u-t

 

Sexual & Gender Diversity Office

The SGDO provides education, programming, resources and advocacy on sexual and gender diversity for students at all U of T campuses, including LGBTQ counselling via Counseline.

http://sgdo.utoronto.ca/
http://sgdo.utoronto.ca/getting-help/counseline-lgbtq-counselling/

 

First Nations House

Available at all U of T campuses, First Nations House offers a variety of supports geared towards Aboriginal students, including Elders & Traditional Teachers, financial advising and Aboriginal student groups.

https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/fnh

 

Other Equity Offices

For a list of the University of Toronto’s other equity & diversity resources & offices, see: http://equity.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/#offices

Eating Well

St G HWC: Nutrition Counseling

Nutritional counselling with a dietician. By appointment at the Health & Wellness Centre. 

Phone: 416-978-8030
https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hwc/services-offered

 

UTM HCC: Nutrition Counseling

Nutritional counselling with a dietician. Drop-in or by appointment at the UTM Health & Counselling Centre. Phone: 905-828-5255 Email: health.utm@utoronto.ca

http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/health/our-services/nutritional-counsellingdietitian

 

UTM HCC: Healthy Eating Online

Online resources for nutrition and healthy eating. 

http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/health/health-promotion/nutrition-healthy-eating

Mindfulness Resources

Meds’ Mindfulness Group

Mindfulness Elective (8 week speaker series) running mid-January through March with various speakers and mindfulness meditation incorporated into sessions. E-mail: uoftmeds.mindfulness@gmail.com

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/medsmindfulness/?fref=ts

 

UTM Mindfulness Meditation

Try various mindfulness exercises weekly at free drop-in sessions. 

Wednesdays from 12-1 pm in RAWC multipurpose room B.

http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/health/health-promotion/mental-health/mindfulness-meditation

 

St George Mindful Moments

Join free weekly mindfulness meditation and yoga sessions Monday through Fridays at various locations across campus to increase your relaxation and focus.

https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hwc/mindful-moments

Wellness Promotion

SHINE

Organizes monthly wellness seminars and workshops to promote student wellness, academic development, and career exploration in partnership with OPHSA. E-mail: shine.utmed@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Student-Health-Initiatives-and-Education-SHINE-883671141708595/

 

Faculty of Medicine Student Organizations

The Faculty of Medicine recognizes a variety of student organizations, societies, clubs and interest groups for extracurricular involvement. 

http://www.md.utoronto.ca/student-life

 

Hart House: Weekly Wellness

Weekly Wellness programs designed to help students de-stress, connect with self & others, and find balance. Features Healthy Habit Mondays, Board Game Tuesdays, Mindful Wednesdays & Crafty Thursdays. 

http://harthouse.ca/fitness/weeklywellness/

Crisis Support

PARO: Professional Association of Resident

24hr crisis intervention  as well as referrals for services including: family physicians, stress management, and drug & alcohol counselling. Confidential toll-free crisis line: 1-866-435-7362 

http://www.my-paro.ca/About_PARO

 

Gerstein Centre

24hr crisis intervention as well as mobile crisis and other mental health services.

http://www.gersteincentre.org/

 

Hospital Emergency Department

Students may also visit the closest emergency department for support.