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Counselling services

UNB Counselling Services is committed to the academic and personal development of all students. We provide a range of free, confidential short-term mental health services to undergraduate and graduate students from UNB Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton and STU who are registered in a degree program.

If you have an emergency, please call 911 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.

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If you have an urgent concern and you wish to speak to someone immediately, there are community services available to you.

Crisis resources

If you have an urgent concern, call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.

The CHIMO Helpline provides 24/7 phone support or live chat from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., daily.

Phone: (506) 450-HELP (4357) or 1-800-667-5005

UNB Security provides 24/7 assistance on campus.

Fredericton: 506-453-4830

Saint John: 506-648-5675

Fredericton: Provides crisis intervention services in a community environment. Available from 4:30 p.m. to 12 a.m., Monday - Friday and 3 to 11 p.m., Saturday - Sunday. Phone: (506) 453-2132

Saint John: Provides crisis intervention services in a community environment. Available from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily (24 hour response). Phone: 1-888-811-3664

Kids Help Phone provides 24/7 phone and text support.

Phone: 1-800-668-6868

Call or text 988 Mental Health/Suicide Crises Hotline

Crisis Services Canada provides suicide prevention services, available 24/7.

You will get a live person to talk to, trained in crises management and suicide prevention.

You get initially automated response to pick English or French screening to determine if the person is a child or youth who should be connected to the Children's Help Line. For those identifying as indigenous will be connected to those trained for this group and all others are connected to trained professionals for this hotline.

It is managed through the Toronto Centre of Addictions and Mental health who are partnering in communities across Canada.

Counsellors provide clinical services, which include individual and group therapy sessions, to students who are residing within the province. If you are currently outside of New Brunswick, access additional resources and local support.

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UNB Counselling Services acknowledges and embraces diversity in its multiple forms, including but not limited to ability, age, cultural identity, ethnicity, gender identity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, race and religion. We are committed to providing safe, inclusive, empowering support.

Download our scope of service to learn more about counselling services.

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