Other resources

If you do not have access to the University’s EFAP, there are other resources—on and off campus—that you can call on.

On-campus help

University of Ottawa Health Services (UOHS)

The UOHS offers services for employees, students and community members experiencing mental health issues:

Please note that only those registered with UOHS are eligible for counselling services. If you’re not yet a UOHS patient, you can register with UOHS. All patients are eligible for referrals to a psychiatrist when appropriate.

Walk-in Clinic

The walk-in clinic provides medical services without an appointment and is open to all.

The walk-in clinic is open weekdays from 8am to 8pm, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and weekends.

*The clinic is closed on Sundays from June to August, on December 25th and 26th and on January 1st. On recognized holidays it is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions.

Protection Services

University of Ottawa Protection Services is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To report an emergency: 613-562-5411 (or ext. 5411)

For non-urgent matters: 613-562-5499 (or ext. 5499)

Off-campus help

Consult our off-campus resources list.

To find more online information and resources, consult our About mental health and wellness section.

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