Counselling services are available to all Saskatchewan Polytechnic students. Each appointment is tailored to the need of the client. Indigenous counsellors are available upon request. Counselling appointments can be scheduled for Zoom (video communication) or phone call or in-person. Contact with a counsellor may be client initiated or the result of a referral.
- Counselling is free, confidential, and private
- Personal and academic counselling services are available for all students
- Counselling support can be brief or ongoing and community resources may be suggested
Our team of skilled counsellors are available to help students in many ways.
Indigenous students have the option of meeting with an Indigenous counsellor. Indigenous counsellors offer culturally sensitive counselling, by adapting Indigenous ways of knowing and being through identity and looking at ways to promote all aspects of wellbeing to achieve personal goals and build cultural resilience.
Topics might include...
- Academics and program needs
- Cultural adaptation
- Basic needs
- Personal identity
- Developing resilience and supporting positive change
- and more (goals you want support in reaching).
Book an Appointment with a Counsellor
Fill out the information below and someone will contact you to book an appointment with one of our Counsellors. If this is a crisis, please call 911.
To learn more about your rights as a counselling client, please read our Counselling Services Informed Consent form (pdf). We care about your rights, privacy and safety and encourage you to read the form before your first session.
If our form is unavailable, please contact us at your local campus to book an appointment by phone or email using the contact information below.
This information is collected for the purpose of contacting you to arrange an appointment and will be kept on file with Counselling Services. For further information about privacy at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, see our Privacy Statement online or contact Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Privacy Head (by mail at: 400-119 4th Ave S, Saskatoon SK S7K 5X2 or by email at: email@example.com.
Please email us or call your local campus; phones are all forwarded and will be answered during campus closures.
Student Services will respond to voicemail and email messages within 24 hours.
306-765-1611 (Mobile Crisis 306-764-1011)
306-775-7436 (Mobile Crisis 306-757-0127)
Please see Sask Polytech's Mental Health and Wellness page for a wide range of resources including upcoming events, links to online information, videos, podcasts, apps and more.
Several additional resources are available to support your mental wellbeing.
Keep.meSAFE (for international students only)
This Mental Health International Student Support Program provides students 24/7 access to FREE counselling services through a large and diverse network of professional counsellors, in the preferred language and culture of the student—via chat, telephone, and webinars.
The program and supports service International students by:
Downloading the My SSP App (Available from the App store or Google Play), and/or Calling 1-844-451-9700.
Help reduce your stress by taking time to slow down and be present with what is. Our Mindful Moment videos guide you through moments of self-reflection and mind body connection. We welcome your suggestions for future mindful practices.
This province-wide online therapy unit, created by the University of Regina partnered with the Saskatchewan Health Authority, provides free online mental health therapy.
This free, confidential, 24/7 service connects individuals to human services in the province by telephone, text, or web chat, plus a searchable website with over 5,000 listings of social, community, non-clinical health, and government services across the province.
Moose Jaw - www.fhhr.ca/MentalHealth.htm
Prince Albert - https://paphr.ca/services/addiction-mental-health-services
The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students' Association also offers mental wellbeing services via Mywellness—an Online Video Counselling Service provided by the SPSA Health and Dental Plan that offers confidential counselling. Mywellness is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in a multitude of languages. To access the services provided, visit www.mywellnessplan.ca and select your school from the drop down menu.