Guide for Students Outside of Ontario to Access Mental Health Support

Last updated: Sept. 20, 2020

Due to professional restrictions, GBC Counselling Services is unable to offer counselling to students who are not currently located in the province of Ontario.

However, there are many other resources that can support students outside of Ontario with their mental health concerns during these difficult times.

If you are looking for urgent support because of imminent threat of harm to yourself or someone else, we strongly encourage you to contact emergency services local to your area.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, here is a list of resources you can use to find support in your country.

If you are located anywhere within Canada, we encourage you to try the free telephone/video counselling services provided by:

To learn more about mental health issues and useful strategies to address them, please browse our website where we maintain a curated list of up to date and relevant resources to help you get the answers and the tools you need to help you manage your mental health challenges on your own.

If you are located outside Canada and are seeking other forms of support, we recommend you contact us ( so that we can arrange a resource consultation with one of our team members.