Good2Talk is a free, completely confidential and anonymous helpline for colleges and universities in Ontario. Good2Talk is a partnership between Kids Help Phone, Connex Ontario Health Services Information, Ontario 211, and Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health. It is available 24/7 in English and French. Students can talk to a professional counsellor to receive immediate telephone counselling support and referral for face-to-face support in their school or local community.
My SSP: Mental Wellness Student Support Program
Loyalist Student Government is pleased to offer the innovative My SSP: Mental Wellness Student Support Program which provides 24/7 mental health support to all Loyalist College full-time and part-time day students at the Belleville, Bancroft and Port Hope campuses. Students have access to support from counsellors who speak their language, understand their culture, and the unique challenges they face. The My SSP app provides students with access to a wide variety of articles, videos and other mental health resources as well as direct access to a counsellor by telephone or chat. Support is available anywhere in the world and in multiple languages.
Togetherall is a safe and anonymous online peer support service that is accessible anytime, anywhere. They offer free self-help programs, creative outlets and a supportive community to talk to. Whether you’re dealing with everyday stresses or major life events, they’ll help you get through it.
Crisis Intervention Centre
24-hour crisis support:
613-969-5511, dial 0 and ask for Crisis Intervention
WCA wing, fourth floor of Belleville General Hospital
The Crisis Intervention Centre responds to crisis calls 24 hours a day and offers emergency mental health intervention from 7:30 am – 11:30 pm daily. Call their toll-free number (listed above) or 613-969-5511, dial 0 and ask for Crisis Intervention. You can also walk into their office or the Emergency Department of BGH and will be seen by the first available counsellor.
Sexual Assault Centre for Quinte & District
24-hour crisis support: 1-877-544-6424
Through counselling and support groups, Safe Place drop-in, and Paths of Courage Residential Healing Program, SACQD staff and volunteers reach out to sexual assault survivors and their families. Visit sacqd.com for more information.
LGBT Youth Line
Sunday to Friday, 4 – 9:30 pm
LGBT Youth Line is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 and under) across Ontario.
We do this by:
- Providing anonymous peer support and referrals
- Training youth to provide support to other youth
- Providing resources so youth can make informed decisions
Loyalist College Security
In an emergency, Loyalist Security can be reached 24 hours a day at the following numbers:
Kente Building: 613-969-1913, ext. 2316
Residence Security: 613-969-1913, ext. 2148
Pioneer Security: 613-969-1913, ext. 2236
If using a College phone/call box in the Kente or Pioneer building, you can dial ext. 2222.