"Undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Waterloo have access to Empower Me—a mental health and wellness service that seeks to contribute to a resilient student community by supporting existing on-campus and Studentcare mental health resources.

Empower Me allows students to connect with qualified counsellors, consultants, and life coaches for a variety of issues. As an undergraduate or graduate student, you're entitled to sessions delivered in person, by telephone, by video-counselling, or by e-counselling." - Studentcare 

Empower Me is:

  • Available 24/7, 365 days per year
  • Confidential
  • Multilingual
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Gender inclusive
  • Faith inclusive

Who can use this service:

  • Current students
    • Current undergraduate students
    • Current graduate students

How to request this service:

To access the service:

  • Phone: Call 1-833-628-5589 (toll-free), available 24/7 from anywhere in Canada or the US. 
  • Website: Access the Empower Me website to submit an online request for counselling.