Virtual Programs

Important COVID-19 Information

Review the latest public health orders here. Health & Counselling is still operating, with most of our services being offered by video or phone. Learn more >

Do you have brief questions you want to ask a mental health provider? LiveChat is an instant messaging tool for students to connect to readily available online mental health support.

Drop-in HCS Advising is a virtual space for you to feel heard and supported by an HCS access case manager, where you can figure out your next steps together. 

Do you have questions or concerns about your health and are not sure who to ask? The nurses at Health and Counselling Services are here for you.

Stress Management and Building Resilience is a 3-Part Series where you’ll learn strategies, tools and resources for supporting your well-being. Join us for one, two, or all three sessions.

This seminar is open to any students, staff or faculty who are interested in learning more about anxiety and depression, both for those who have lived experience and those who just want to learn more.

Are you experiencing low mood or energy, and having difficulty focusing on your coursework? We are here to suuport students who are experiencing stress around school/life balance. 

Take a lunch break and de-stress! Join us for an opportunity to relax, make connections and unwind through online creative crafts and games! 

Whether you're student, staff, or faculty, Creative Collective provides opportunities to connect, relax, and unwind through crafts, motion, music, and more. 

Face your demons – literally! Group members become players in the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop role-playing game, therapeutically facilitated to encourage group members to build social skills to combat depression and anxiety.

Learn strategies to understand ADHD and ADD to support yourself, as well as your mental health, work, and relationships.

Living with Chronic Pain is an acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)-based support group for students struggling with chronic pain. 

Mindfulness Meditation is a free drop-in class open to SFU students, faculty, and staff.

A safe and confidential space for graduate students writing thesis or dissertation to share their experiences and receive support.

Throughout this pandemic, we have seen a growth in anti-Asian racism from racial slurs to violent acts, all of which have negatively impacted the Asian community as well as many other people who face colourism every day.

Join other self-identified women of colour for a 6-week therapy group focused on mindfulness and self-compassion. 

As we continue this term of online learning, it is important to know how to manage stress, especially during midterm season.

In these groups, focused on supporting queer communities, we'll be tackling some big topics, sharing and listening, and forging genuine connections through our shared experiences right now. 

This workshop is designed to provide participants with a brief introduction on how to recognize potential signs of distress and/or suicide risk, how to provide immediate support, and how to make appropriate referrals.

A gender-inclusive weekly Support Group for Survivors of Sexualized Violence