April 10, 2023

Mental Health Resources [Updated April 2023]

The end of the semester can be a difficult time. Here are some resources that can provide support. For a Life-Threatening Emergency, call 911. Addiction and Mental health Services – KFLA Offers mental health support in the way of case management, group treatment and support, crisis support individual counselling, and intensive support. Conversation Allows students to see a mental health professional for free wherever they like, quickly and confidentially, through virtual sessions on the Dialogue platform. Students covered by the SGPS Health Plan are eligible. (Note that if you opt out of the Health Plan, you’ll lose access to this service.) Empower Me Offers crisis and short term supportive counselling related to relationships, family care, depression, anxiety, addictions, stress, work conflicts and much more. Free of charge. Get-A-Head Get A-Head is an online platform that provides confidential mental health counselling and support to students at colleges and universities across Ontario at no cost. The Get A-Head platform connects students in need of mental health support with a diverse range of service providers, right from their smartphone through secure text, audio, and video sessions. It allows students to speak to a counsellor virtually, whenever they need to, wherever they are. Good2Talk A free, confidential support service for post-secondary students in Ontario. Good2Talk can support students through a wide range of issues that may be impacting their mental health and well-being, including: depression, anxiety, substance abuse, academic stress, personal or family relationships, loneliness, financial concerns and other challenges facing students. Student Wellness Services Students who require urgent help will be triaged and connected with our crisis counsellor and/or be connected to community crisis support.  We take mental health crises very seriously and understand that timely care is of utmost importance. Student Wellness Services will be closed from Friday, December 23, 2022, until Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) While some contact may be undergraduate focused, there is a Grad Student Re-charge group that includes modules on imposter syndrome, burnout and overcoming perfectionism Wellness Together Canada Available to any anyone living in Canada, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-866-585-0445 to connect with a counsellor or text WELLNESS to 741741 to connect with a trained volunteer crisis responder.
December 20, 2022

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December 14, 2022

Food Access Resources

The following information is from Queen’s Housing & Ancillary Services. Campus food access resources conclude for the semester during the month of December 2022. A list of services is included below. This is not a comprehensive list and details may be subject to change. For other resources visit: https://211ontario.ca/search/ – search Kingston, Ontario and “Food” Supports on Campus Service Operating Hours & Address/Location Closure Additional Details AMS Food Bank Monday to Friday evenings between 5:30-6:30pm Room 105 Rideau Building 207 Student Street, Kingston, ON December 16 foodbank@ams.queensu.ca Good Food Box Thursday’s 11:00-11:30am Room 105 Rideau Building – order 1 week in advance   207 Student Street, Kingston, ON Order Deadline before 4:00pm December 8th Pick Up December 15 Email foodbank@ams.queensu.ca with questions Free of charge courtesy of United Way KFL&A Mason Jar Meals https://events.eply.com/HealthPromotionFallFoodPrograms3368651 https://www.queensu.ca/studentwellness/groups-events-trainings#fresh-food-box December 15 *Register 1 week in advance (December 7/8). Mason Jar meals contain all the ingredients and spices to prepare a quick, easy and healthy soup or stew and are free of charge. Email peerwell@queensu.ca with questions. Whole Bowls Available for purchase in the Mackintosh-Corry Hall MC2 Cafeteria December 21st(closes at 3pm) Complete and warm meal option for $4.89 + tax in MC2 (near the soups) Off Campus Supports Martha’s Table Fresh meals provided daily from 12:00-2:00pm   For meal delivery: mealdelivery@marthastable.ca In-person: 629 Princess Street, Kingston, ON, K7L 1E2 Open throughout winter break (closed December 25 and December 26) St. Vincent De Paul Meal Program: Take-out lunch Monday-Friday 10:00am-1:00pm Emergency Food Pantry: Monday-Friday 9:00am-1:00pm 85 Stephen Street, Kingston, ON, K7K 2C5 Contact directly for inquiries. Emergency Food Pantry provides two days of food. Individuals and families can visit the pantry one time per month. https://www.svdpkingston.com/emergency-food-pantry/   Kingston Food Bank https://www.kingstonfoodbank.ca/get-assistance Call: 613-544-4100 Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm Friday 8:30am-4:00pm Contact directly for inquiries. Provides Grocery Hamper with 1 week of groceries. Tommy’s Christmas Hamper Christmas Hamper – pre-order by December 20 at 5pm Pre-ordered Christmas Eve Dinner – pre-order by December 22 at 5pm Details can be found: https://www.tommyskingston.ca/christmas   Lunch by George Operates Monday-Friday 9:00am-11:30am 9:00am: coffee and snacks 10:00am: soup 11:00am: hot, nutritious lunch   129 Wellington Street, Kingston, ON, K7L 4W5 Closed December 19-January 3
December 6, 2022

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