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What to do in an emergency

In the event of a medical emergency, call 911. 

If you or someone you know has a crisis with addictions, anxiety/stress, abuse, depression, suicide, grief, etc. the following sources of help are available:

  • CHIMO Help Line -  Phone line 1-800-667-5005 available 24 hours a day, live chat hours 5 p.m. - 12 a.m. daily.
  • Mobile Crisis Unit - Addiction and mental health social workers and/or nurses provide timely and well-coordinated responses to people who are experiencing a mental health crisis and who require assessment or intervention in the community. Assessment and crisis intervention occur in the person's own environment or the environment of their choice.  Phone line 506-453-2132 available 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., 7 days a week, including statutory holidays.
  • Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre's sexual violence support line (506) 454-0437 is open 5 p.m. - 8 a.m., 7 days a week. 
  • Campus Sexual Assault Support Advocates are specially trained to support students who have experienced sexual violence. They can offer trauma-specific counselling as well as help you report an incident, arrange accommodations, seek medical help, and much more. Visit UNB's Sexual Assault Support & Resources website for more information.
  • All medical emergencies, call 911.  Then call UNB security at (506) 453-4820. Security staff are trained first responders.
  • UNB Security - For all types of emergencies on campus call UNB security at (506) 453-4830.

Other medical services available

After hour clinics 

There are numerous clinics in Fredericton where you can go for medical attention outside of regular business hours or if your usual practitioner has no appointments available. Here is a list of after-hours and walk-in medical clinics in Fredericton near you.

Counselling Services

Mental health support is also available through UNB Counselling Services, you can request an appointment through their website.

Emergency departments 

Dental clinics

Find a dentist in New Brunswick.  If you have a dental emergency go to the emergency department at the hospital.

Optometry clinics

Visit 411.ca to search for available optometry clinics in the surrounding area.

NB Tele-Care 811

This is a confidential telephone service which provides health advice and information from a nurse.  Just call 811 to access.


UNB has a privately owned & operated pharmacy on campus. It is located inside the UNB Bookstore at 29 Dineen Drive.

Check 411.ca for additional pharmacies in the surrounding area.