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Counselling and Psychological Services

Counselling and Psychological Services

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These are challenging times for everyone.  Having increased feelings of anxiety, fear, sadness, and / or anger are completely appropriate given our current circumstances and do not necessarily indicate the presence of mental illness.  If you would like additional assistance dealing with these understandable, albeit unpleasant emotions, please check out one of the following resources:

  • The Canadian Psychological Association has developed several “Psychology Works” fact sheets related to the COVID-19 pandemic and are free to download/view as well from their website.

  • You can also text: COVID19Hope to 393939 to subscribe to Alberta’s Text4Hope program. You will receive daily text message (with or without a link) to provide support and build coping skills during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Text4Hope service is provided through Alberta Health Services for Albertans, but it works inter-provincially.

  • Staff at the Ferriss Hodgett Library have made a number of our favourite handouts as well as e-versions of many of the books from the Self-Help Library available online.  These can be accessed on-line through the library’s course reserve system (click here or search Jennifer Broadbent or Veronica Hutchings as course instructor in course resources/reserves).

  • If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 911 (in case of immediate emergency) or contact one of the following crisis lines: 
    1. Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-888-737-4668
    2. Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
    3. Crisis Services Canada (for suicide prevention/support): 1-833-456-4566
    4. Transgender Suicide Hotline: CAN: 1-877-330-6366, US: 1-877-565-8860

  • You can call the CHANNAL Warm Line at 1-855-753-2560 7 days a week from 11am until 11 pm to speak to someone with lived experience by phone for non-emergency, non-crisis support.
  • Doorways walk-in counselling service remains open here in Corner Brook, and is available to anyone who would like to speak with a counsellor. 
  • If you feel unsafe at home, you can reach out to Willow House, a domestic violence shelter for women and children who are in crisis or experiencing violence. 24-hr crisis line: 1-866-634-4198. 


You can also access any of the resources listed here

Health Services

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: BW243, Bennett Wing AS Residence
Phone: (709) 637-7919
Email: cps@grenfell.mun.ca

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