Trent Durham Counselling Services office is currently only accessible remotely as part of the Trent University’s precautions in response to COVID-19. However, Trent Durham Counselling Services would like you to know that you are not alone – we are still here for you.
We are providing support through remote options including phone or confidential video sessions.
If you have connected with us previously and wish to reconnect, we invite you email your therapist directly to arrange an appointment. If you are reaching out for the first time, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be connected to a therapist.
Corinn Phillips, MA, RP Counsellor email@example.com
Nancy Hanlon, MSW, RSW Indigenous Student Counsellor firstname.lastname@example.org or 705-748-1011 ext. 7949
Tanya Montebello RSW Durham Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) Counsellor email@example.com
(DRCC has partnered with Trent Durham to offer free and confidential support to our students who have experienced sexual violence)
For immediate crisis support you are encouraged to call one of the following 24/7 services or 911:
Ontario Shores Crisis Line: 1-800-263-2679
Durham Mental Health Services / Mobile Services: Short term crisis beds, visits and free and confidential support line for individuals 16+ with a history of mental illness. 905.666.0483 or 1.800.742.1890
Durham Distress Centre: telephone counselling, crisis and suicide intervention and referral.
905.430.2522 or 1.800.452.0688
ONTX Ontario Online & Text Crisis Services: Text is available from your mobile phone from 2pm to 2am daily and is accessed by dialing 258258. You will need to complete a pre-chat survey and agree to terms and conditions of service and a responder will be available to you.
Talk4Healing: Culturally grounded crisis line for Indigenous women 1.888.200.9997
Durham Region Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Care Centre (Lakeridge Health): Crisis line providing counselling and referrals for sexual assault victims, all ages. 905.576.8711
We have listed additional resources below in hopes to assist you in finding what you are seeking right now. Should there a resource you are seeking and have not found here; we invite you to connect and let us know. Please know all supports listed below are free.
COVID-19 Specific Resources
LGBT Youthline offers confidential and non-judgmental peer support through phone, text and chat services. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday 4pm – 9:30pm
1.800.268.9688 Text 647.694.4275 Live Chat Option
Trans Lifeline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. If you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, this hotline is available to support you and provide further resources. 1.877.330.6366
Big White Wall is an online peer-peer support community for mental health; offered 24/7 and is moderated by clinical professionals.
Anxiety Canada provides tools and resources to help manage anxiety.
BounceBack is a skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ to manage low mood, depression, anxiety, stress and worry. This support is delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos.
ConnexOntario is funded through the Ontario Government and provides confidential health services information for people seeking treatment for needs related to alcohol, drugs, mental health and/or gambling. This service navigation and information is live-answer, 24/7.
Depression Hurts is an online service provided by the Mood Disorders Society of Canada; offering information, education, skills and strategies to help manage symptoms of Depression.
Good2Talk provides confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario. 1.866.925.5454 Text GOOD2TALKON to 686868
IM Well is offered through Student VIP and your student association; check out the suite of services and tools available to you.
Talk4Healing is a culturally grounded, fully confidential helpline for Indigenous women available in 14 languages all across Ontario. 1.855.554.HEAL Live Chat Option