Mental Health Resources

The University of Waterloo provides it's employees with a wide array of mental health resources.

The following resources from the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace may be of interest when developing workplace strategies for mental health.

Homewood Health Wallet Card

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Community Resources

The Distress Centre 

  • Youth Line
    (18 years and younger)
  • EARS Line 519-570-3277
    (dedicated to male victims of sexual assault)
  • Community Links: Mental Health & Addictions Data Base Line 519 744-5594

The Crisis Line 

  • 519-744-1813 or
    1-866-366-4566 (toll free) 
  • Operates 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year throughout Waterloo Region

  • Offering prevention, assessment, intervention and resolution for urgent mental health and psychosocial crisis situations.

Mobile Crisis Walk In

  • Kitchener
    67 King Street East
    Kitchener, ON N2G 2K4
    Phone: (519) 744-7645
    Toll Free: 1-877-627-2642
    Hours: Daily 9:00 – 5:00 pm
    Location Map

  • Cambridge
    3-9 Wellington Street 
    Cambridge, ON N1R 3Y4
    Phone: (519) 740-7782
    Hours: Daily 9:00 – 5:00 pm
    Location  Map