! Call 911 in case of crisis or emergency

In Case of Emergency

Otherwise, consider other more specialized options: 

Medical Emergencies

Windsor Regional Hospital

(emergency room wait times posted on the website)

Metropolitan Campus 1995 Lens Avenue, Windsor, ON N8W 1L9

Emergency Room: (519) 254-5577, Ext 52222

Hotel Dieu Campus 1030 Ouellette Avenue Windsor, ON N9A 1E1

Emergency Room: (519) 973-4411 ext. 4401

University of Windsor Student Health Services

Upstairs – CAW Student Center

**You are still eligible to use this full service medical center even if you’ve opted out of the University health insurance**

(519) 973 7002

 

Mental Health Emergencies

University of Windsor Student Counselling Services

(Available to all students, free of charge, completely confidential on an on-going or short term basis, with access to treatments like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mind&Body classes)

Room 293 CAW Student Center (upstairs)

**First time patients must visit in person to make an appointment**

Services provided by Psychologists, a clinical therapist, a registered nurse and Master’s level graduate students

Distress Center Windsor Essex

Free, anonymous and confidential services to provide emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and community referrals by phone

(519) 256-5000

Email helpline support@dcwindsor.com

Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association

Clinical services for eating disorders and general healthy living

**Walk-in Hours available

1500 Ouellette Avenue, Suite 100

Windsor ON, N8X 1K7

519.969.2112

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT

Sexual Assault Crisis Center Windsor Essex

1407 Ottawa St. Unit G, Windsor Ontario, 519 253 3100

On-campus Resources

Laura Little – Clinical Therapist for Faculty of Law

Laura is the Clinical Therapist for the Faculty of Law. She holds an MSW from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Registered Social Worker with the OCSWSSW. She has extensive experience providing therapy to individuals, groups and communities with a broad interest in social justice issues. She has over 12 years’ experience working in mental health which includes working with survivors of violence, internationally in a hospital setting, and locally at Legal Assistance of Windsor.

Laura’s approach to therapy is collaborative and strengths based, aiming to draw on inner resources and promote resilience in her clients. She draws from an eclectic base of therapy modalities including Person-centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Narrative, Emotion Focused and Mindfulness-based interventions.  Laura aims to help students develop the skills needed to succeed emotionally and professionally in the law field. She invites law students to make an appointment to discuss a range of issues including but not limited to relationship issues, stress management, anxiety, loss and grief, depression, self-esteem, sexuality issues, addictions and trauma.

(519) 253-3000 Ext: 3954
Laura.Little@uwindsor.ca
Room G109C Ron W. Ianni Faculty of Law Building

Mental Health Services

University of Windsor Student Counselling Services

(Available to all students, free of charge, completely confidential on an on-going or short term basis, with access to treatments like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and classes for mood, mind&body, assertiveness and more)

Room 293 CAW Student Center (upstairs)

**First time patients must visit in person to make an appointment**

Services provided by Psychologists, a clinical therapist, a registered nurse and Master’s level graduate students

519 253 3000 x4616

scc@uwindsor.ca 

UWindsor Walksafe Program

Walksafe is a free service provided for all students, faculty, employees and visitors at the University of Windsor. It is a student-staffed volunteer program designed to help people get to their vehicle, home, apartment or residence on or off campus at night. Walksafe was designed to provide additional safety to the University community in cooperation with Campus Community Police.
Dial 0 from any university phone and ask for walksafe or call 519-253-3000 x3504

Yoga, Health, and Fitness

The Forge – St Denis Centre Fitness Facility

Yoga, Martial Arts, Sports Instruction, Personal Training

Free yoga classes are offered twice a week in collaboration with Student Counselling Services (SCC), keep an eye out for the “Mind&Body” class listed on the Forge webpage or the SCC webpage

 

MyActiveCity Windsor

Comprehensive guide to sports leagues and activities in the Windsor Essex County, from youth recreational to adult amateur leagues

 

Yoga With Adriene

An excellent guide for students who prefer a home practice to formal classes. Adriene provides easy to follow sessions and she is so charismatic and funny. Beginners should check out the foundations of yoga and “yoga for beginners” before moving on to more advanced sequences. She offers sessions for stress, rejuvenation, relaxation and much more.

Community Resources

Medical Services

Windsor Regional Hospital

(emergency room wait times posted on the website)
Metropolitan Campus 1995 Lens Avenue, Windsor, ON N8W 1L9

Emergency Room: (519) 254-5577, Ext 52222

Hotel Dieu Campus 1030 Ouellette Avenue Windsor, ON N9A 1E1

Emergency Room: 519-973-4411 ext. 4401

West Windsor Urgent Care Centre

Walk in clinic with X-ray facilities
2055 Huron Church Rd, Windsor, ON N9C 2L6

Phone:(519) 255-9185

Directory of Walk-in and After Hours Clinics

24-Hour Pharmacy –Shoppers Drug Mart on Tecumseh

500 Tecumseh Rd E., Windsor ON N8X 2S2

Phone Number: (519) 253-1115

Mental Health Services

Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor Branch

1400 Windsor Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, Canada N8X 3L9

Telephone: (519) 255-7440

Distress Center Windsor Essex

Free, anonymous and confidential services to provide emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and community referrals by phone

1-519-256-5000
email helpline support@dcwindsor.com

Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association

Clinical services for eating disorders and general healthy living
**Walk-in Hours available

1500 Ouellette Avenue, Suite 100
Windsor ON, N8X 1K7

519.969.2112

Walk-In Counselling Clinics

The Walk-In Counselling Clinic can be of help if you are experiencing difficulties related to family conflict, stress, grief, depression, anxiety, relationships, separation, divorce or abuse. It provides quick access to professional services for individuals, couples and families.

No Appointment Is Necessary

When?

Every Tuesday from 12:00 NOON to 8:00pm and every Friday from 9am to 5pm at the Windsor Location:

Family Service Windsor-Essex
1770 Langlois Ave.
Windsor, ON N8x 4M5
Free Parking, accessible by bus (1C)

Phone: (519) 966-5010
1-888-933-1831

Aboriginal Resources

Turtle Island Aboriginal Education Centre

The Aboriginal Education Centre (AEC) – Turtle Island House was created in 1992 with the mandate of ensuring that services and programs meet the needs of First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) students in a culturally supportive atmosphere, while increasing awareness and sensitivity towards FNMI issues both on and off campus.

Metis Nation of Ontario

Holistic health services for the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and cultural aspects of life.

519-974-0860 ext. 5
600 Tecumseh Rd. E.
Windsor, Ontario N8X 4X9

Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre

1405 Tecumseh Rd W, Suite 2
Windsor, ON
N9B 1T7

Aboriginal Health Access Centre providing integrated services for Indigenous people, families and communities * health professionals assess and treat non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses * health promotion and traditional services provided * culturally safe, accessible services that combine traditional Indigenous and Western medical practices * outreach to First Nation communities of Chippewas of Nawash and Saugeen First Nation

Clinical Services – Health care services for Indigenous people of all ages by a Nurse Practitioner * primary health care services to promote wellness, prevent illness, provide care for common concerns and manage ongoing chronic conditions * traditional Indigenous and western practices offered

Tele-Mental Health – Access to specialized mental health consults for children and youth in rural, remote and under-served communities through videoconferencing * culturally-appropriate services

Traditional Healing – Indigenous healing methods to restore balance and connectedness * wholistic approach to individual, family, and community health * one-on-one sessions with Traditional Healer/Elder and Helper

Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre of Windsor

 

LGBT

Windsor Pride

OK2BEME

 

FOOD

Windsor Eats

Guide to everything food-related in the Windsor area – markets, restaurants, farms, culinary shops, bars

Remark Farms

Local produce and imported specialty foods

Fred’s Farm Fresh

Local produce and imported specialty foods, close to campus

Just Jeff’s Gourmet Express

Prepared meals to keep in your fridge or freezer, made fresh daily with no preservatives added

Click on  “Heat and Serve Meals” under “Menus”

3395 Howard Ave‎nue, Windsor, ON N9E 3N5
Phone: 519-966-0997

Lee and Maria’s Grocery Delivery from Windsor Essex County Farms

Only available May through October and supplies depend on produce that’s in season

 

Arts, Creativity and Music

Art Indeed – Wellness through Artistic Expression

Art Indeed explores the power of the arts for healing, personal growth, fun and self-exploration with individuals and groups of all ages.

Art Council of Windsor

Directory for the artistic community in Windsor

ACWR serves the arts community and the general public of Windsor and Essex County through Arts Advocacy, Arts Promotion and Awareness, Weekly Arts Notes email, Prrofessional Development workshops, Artspeak Gallery, and more.

 Art Galia

Art Galia’s studio provides an inspirational and innovative area for individuals to get in touch wit their creativity. Art Galia holds workshops, classes and art camps throughout the year.

Art Gallery of Windsor

Free admission to exhibits and “Sunday in the studio” events

Mackenzie Hall Cultural Center of Windsor

Home of the “Common Ground” Art Gallery, Purple Theatre Company and more. Mackenzie Hall offers a number of art classes each season

Detroit Institute of Arts

Requires a passport, nexus card or enhanced drivers license to cross the border into the States

Windsor Symphony Orchestra

121 University Avenue, West
Windsor, ON N9A 5P4

519-973-1238 (for tickets dial ext. 2)
Toll Free: 1-888-327-8327

Windsor Canadian Music Festival

A partnership between the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and the University of Windsor School of Music

Detroit Opera House

Requires a passport, nexus card or enhanced drivers license to cross the border into the states

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Requires a passport, nexus card or enhanced drivers licence to cross the border into the states

 

 

 

 

 

Provincial Resources

Law Student Member Assistance Program funded by and independent of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC)

http://www.myassistplan.com/

  • A variety of free and confidential 24/7 support services are available, including confidential short term counselling for Ontario law students and their immediate family members and  ”referrals for specialized addictions, sexual assault and psychiatric diagnoses ”
  • Other service offerings include e-counselling, health and wellness companion, access to the health library, child and eldercare resources, and interactive learning courses

Register at 1-855-403-8922 or online to receive services.

The Member Assistance Program is strictly independent of the Law Society of Upper Canada and does not share any identifying or confidential information with the Law Society of Upper Canada.

ConnexOntario Helplines

http://www.connexontario.ca/

Offers free, confidential province-wide health services information and referrals via 24-hour helplines for people experiencing problems with mental illness, alcohol and drugs, or gambling. Funded by the Government of Ontario.

Location: N/A

Phone:

ConnexOntario Mental Health Helpline, 1-866-531-2600

ConnexOntario Drug and Alcohol Helpline, 1-800-565-8603

ConnexOntario Problem Gambling Helpline, 1-888-230-3505

Email:  See website for contact forms.

Hours:  N/A

eMentalHealth.ca

http://www.ementalhealth.ca/

A non-profit initiative of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) dedicated to improving the mental health of children, youth and families; offers a wide selection of fact sheets and assessments for adults and children.

Comprehensive list of online screening tools that may help identify whether further assistance might be required. Note that this does not replace seeking help from a health professional. Screening tools for adults include: alcohol, gambling or substance use problems, anxiety disorders,  social anxiety, ADHD in adults, Autism Spectrum Disorder in adults, bipolar disorder, mood disorders, seasonal affective disorder and depression, schizophrenia and psychosis, sleep problems and disorders, eating disorders, domestic violence, and general mental health, among others.

Location:

Online Resource [see specific referrals for location, contact and hours]

Phone: 1-888-486-8236 [toll-free]

Email:  Visit website for contact form.

Hours:  N/A

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

http://www.mooddisorders.ca

Offers free support and recovery programs to people across Ontario living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder. Provides drop-in peer support groups, recovery programs, family and youth clinical support, early intervention for mood disorders and psychosis and online tools focused on wellness and recovery.

Online assessment, “Check Up From The Neck Up”, can identify some symptoms of depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder. Note that this does not replace seeking appropriate medical advice.

Location:

Online Resource [see specific referrals for location, contact and hours]

Phone: 1-888-486-8236 [toll-free]

Email:  Visit website for contact form.

Hours:  N/A

Sexual Health, Sexual Orientation and Relationships Infoline

http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=d7f87dbbfd510410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD

  • Province-wide free anonymous service staffed by professional, multidisciplinary, and multicultural counsellors who offer assistance in different languages
  • Counselling for:
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Pre-test and post-test options
    • Information and referral to point of care HIV Rapid Test sites province-wide
    • Safer sex activities
    • Risk assessment
    • STIs
    • Birth control options
    • Emergency contraception
    • Sexuality
    • Relationship concerns
    • Pregnancy and options
    • Sexual orientation
    • Issues related to harm reduction, including injection drug use and needle exchange programs
  • To speak to one of the counsellors, please call:
    Toll free: 1-800-668-2437
    Local: 416-392-2437
    The Mainline 1-800-686-7544
    The mainline deals with issues related to harm reduction, injection drug use, and needle exchange programs.
    Fax: 416-392-0716
  • Hours of operation
    Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
    Weekends: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Closed on statutory holidays.

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres – Online Resource

http://www.sexualassaultsupport.ca/

Online resource offering some online resources for survivors. Also provides community-based referrals to rape crisis centres in Ontario. All centres provide free and confidential counselling, information and support services to survivors of sexual violence. Services may include face-to-face counselling, a 24-hour crisis line, group counselling, assistance navigating legal proceedings, information on other community resources, and information and support for partners, families and friends of survivors.

Location:

Online Resource [see specific referrals for location, contact and hours]

Phone: N/A

Email:  Visit website for contact form.

Hours:  N/A

Academic Accommodations

Deferrals and Extensions

Contact the Associate Dean’s Office for information regarding this process

Phone: (519)-253-3000 ext. 2931

Email: lawac@uwindsor.ca

Hours: Monday – Friday 
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Academic Accommodations

Accommodations are highly individualized and are determined on a case-by-case basis, based on the specific individual needs and recommendations included in each student’s documentation. There may be classroom and examination accommodations for students with disabilities. These accommodations are not limited to: note-taking assistance, use of audio recording device, extended time to write exams, use of a computer for essay exams.

Disabilities can include:

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Mental Health Issues / Psychiatric Disabilities

Contact the Student Disability Services officer to book a meeting with an Intake Advisor:

Phone: 519-253-3000 ext: 3288

Email: disability@uwindsor.ca

Location:

Dillon Hall (Lower Level)
401 Sunset Avenue
 Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4

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