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Mental Health Resources

Our high-performance philosophy is athlete-centered and the health, safety and wellness of our student-athletes are at the heart of every action we take. 

Anna Abraham is the full-time Varsity Mental Health Coordinator and Counsellor. She is also a member of the CRPO (College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario) and has supported student-athlete mental health and performance for several years as a part of our Varsity Integrated Support Team.

Her office is located at Minto (801 King Edward) Room C209b and she can be reached by email at aabraham@uottawa.ca.

In addition, the University of Ottawa has the following services available for students across campus:

Student Academic Success Services | 613-562-5200 | 4th floor, 100 Marie-Curie

  • Offers a variety of options such as walk-in consultations, online resources, peer support, group therapy, short-term counselling and referrals for specialized services.

University of Ottawa Health Services | 613-564-3950 | 300-100 Marie-Curie

  • Offers psychiatric and psychological services such as short-term counselling, prescribing/monitoring medication and referrals to long-term support.
    • Available with referral from a family physicians
    • First telephone intake appointment can be requested online
    • May have several weeks wait time
    • Visit UOHS Mental Health website

24/7 Resources

Off-campus

The Walk-In Counselling Clinic, free session with possible external referral | walkincounselling.com