Shine This Year: Mental Well-Being Resources

There are many ways to take care of your mental health. At the University of Guelph there are a variety of services and supports to help you take care of your mental wellness throughout the year. We are committed to helping you receive the appropriate supports for the challenges you are facing.

This page is intended to be a one-stop-shop for on-campus resources. This includes year-round programs, support groups, trainings, advising, and more.


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Mental Health Support Services

One-on-one counselling, support groups, peer support, and helplines.

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Wellness Skill Building

Find your SHINE with programs, information, and resources to plan for mental well-being and incorporate healthy fitness, sleep, eating, and self-care habits into your everyday routine.

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Mental Health Literacy Training

Learn how to further support your own mental health or help others on campus.

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The Shine Cast is a podcast where we’re having conversations with students, staff, and faculty at the University of Guelph around mental health, mental illness, how we cope and how we thrive throughout our journeys. Listen to Season 1 now!

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Academic Support

Program advising, library supports, and resources to start you off on the right foot.

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Getting Involved

Getting involved on campus is a great way to build connections and improve your well-being. Explore the variety of clubs, experiences, events, and opportunities available on campus and in the community.