Health and Wellness
It is important to take care of your physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional health as you navigate the challenges of university life. Navigating through a new culture, academic system and climate can have an impact your wellbeing.
If you need urgent help
- Medical emergencies that are life threatening require immediate medical attention - Call 911.
- Visit your nearest emergency room at a hospital. Care is covered by your University Health Insurance Plan.
- 24/7 Crisis support is available. Get help if you or someone else is in immediate danger, or at risk of harming yourself or others.
What To Do If You Get Sick
- Telehealth Ontario has a registered nurse who assesses your symptoms and will advise you whether or not your condition is serious enough to warrant a trip to the hospital or if your condition can wait a few days for treatment at a walk-in clinic.
- First Response (phone 748-1333) is intended to aid students on campus in case of medical emergency. Call First Response, they will arrive in less than 5 minutes 24 hours a day. They will help you until further medical services arrive.
- Trent Health-Care Services is on Symons Campus, Blackburn Hall (BH111), 748-1481
- Medical emergencies that are life threatening require immediate medical attention. Dial 911
Other helpful contacts on campus:
- Trent Student Health Services: Trent Student Health Services is a team of caring, dedicated, multi-disciplinary professionals with expertise in university health issues.Student Health Services is an appointment based medical clinic for all registered part-time and full-time students at Trent's Symons Campus.
- Trent Counselling Services: Counselling Services provides confidential, free support to all students registered at Trent University. The services are by appointments and are provided by qualified clinical counsellors.