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CBU recognizes the importance of mental health and its impact on academic success. CBU is committed to supporting students, staff and faculty as they develop skills to prioritize and enhance their wellbeing and cope with varying challenges. We strongly encourage all students to take advance of the resources available to them!
If this is an emergency, please call the Nova Scotia Mental Health Crisis Line at 1-888-429-8167 or dial 911.
Healthy Minds NS: CBU’s primary online mental health support program.
Personal Counselling: CBU’s Personal Counsellors are Clinical Social Workers who work with students to deal with a variety of issues including depression and anxiety, grief, parenting, anger, relationship issues, family conflict, time management, stress, financial concerns, and more. This free and confidential service is available by contacting the Nancy Dingwall Health and Counselling Centre.
keep.meSAFE: a 24/7 digital mental health support program for international students. keep.meSAFE provides students with access to a large and diverse network of professional counsellors who are equipped to offer support and guidance. Students are matched to a counsellor based on their situation, language and cultural preferences.
CBU Faculty and Staff may utilize Healthy Minds NS, or access support through the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP). For more information on CBU’s EFAP, please click here or visit the MyCBU Intranet.