If you are in crisis, please use one our 24/7 emergency counselling services:

My Student Support Program (My SSP)

Mental health and counselling services in over 146 languages. Available to all U of T students.

Download the app: Apple App Store, Google Play

In Canada/North America: 1-844-451-9700
Outside of North America: 001-416-380-6578

Good2Talk Student Helpline

Confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario, with information and referrals for mental health, addictions, and well-being.

In Ontario: 1-866-925-5454

General Resources

New College

NEW Routes

NEW Routes is a e-newsletter focused on sharing positive stories and resources for the NEW community.

Resources for International Students

Resources, FAQs, and advice for International Students at New College in residence and abroad.

Contact Us

This central list provides students with where to go with any questions and concerns from academics to residence life.

University of Toronto

Health and Wellness Centre

Health & Wellness offers U of T students a wide range of medical and mental health services to help support them in achieving their personal and academic best.

How are you feeling? 

Some days are better than others, and there’s no wrong time to reach out. The HWC offers resources for every situation and every level of stress.

U of T Sport and Rec: InstagramFacebook, Twitter

Sharing workouts, tips and resources to help you stay active while facilities are closed to in person sessions.

Book an Appointment with Faith Chaput

Faith Chaput is a queer Métis woman whose family hails from the Red River/Treaty 1 Territory. Her experience is mainly rooted in the work she has done in community, educational and health-related settings providing front-line support to Indigenous and 2SLGBTQ adults, families, and adolescents.

Contact a U of T Chaplain

A multi-faith organization that reflects the multi-ethnic and multi-faith complexion of the University of Toronto. Call or e-mail a chaplain whenever you have questions or want to connect or need counselling.


Assaulted Women’s Helpline: 416-863-0511

Gerstein Crisis Centre: 416-929-5200

Toronto Distress Centre: 416-408-4357

Drug and Alcohol Helpline: 1-800-565-8603

Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-888-230-3505


New College is committed to providing training opportunities for faculty, instructors, and staff which will help them to: 

  • look for early warning signs for students experiencing mental health difficulties;
  • recognize when a student may be in distress;  
  • refer students in distress to either on-campus or off-campus resources.

LivingWorks ASIST

New College hosts the LivingWorks ASIST program, with the last session in February 2020.

SafeTALK Training

New College offers a selection of SafeTALK (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) training sessions, also open to students at U of T.

The session is free for students as long as they attend, or cancel before the training. There is a $25 cost if they register and do not attend, charged to their ACORN account. These sessions include a meal as part of the training.