At The Empathy Journal, we believe in sharing empowering narratives to encourage the destigmatization of emotional struggles. What follows is a list of support services available at McGill and in the Greater Montreal Area. 


on-campus resources

mcgill counselling service
514-398-3601 • Brown building, suite 4200
Mon-fri: 9am-5PM

A team of psychologists, counsellors, and a social worker that provides one-on-one and group counselling that is non-judgmental and confidential manner to individuals. They allow you to book appointments, attend workshops, and self-help resources.


peer support centre (PSC)
MON-FRI: 9AM-7PM (in the school year)

The Peer Support Centre (PSC) is a student-run service of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). We provide free, one-on-one, confidential and non-judgmental peer support and resource referral to all McGill students. Our student volunteers receive over 40 hours of training, and are dedicated to providing students with a safe, empathetic and empowering space to talk and be heard. Drop in or make an appointment.


sexual assault centre of mcgill students' society (SACOMSS)
514-398-8500 • WEBSITE • EMAIL
hours available on sacomss' website

The Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students’ Society (SACOMSS) is a volunteer-run organization committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and their allies. Their services include Drop-In and Line (DIAL), Support Groups, Advocacy, and Outreach.

mcgill psychiatric services
514-398-6019 • Brown building, suite 5500
mon-fri: 9am-4PM • urgent care: 11AM-1PM

A secure, non-judgmental and confidential space in which to pursue your mental health treatment. The clinic consists of a team of psychiatrists who are all available with referral and


McGill students' nightline
mon-sun: 6pM-3aM (in the school year)

McGill Students’ Nightline is a confidential, anonymous and non-judgmental listening service, run by McGill students, providing the community with a variety of support. This includes anything from information to crisis management and referrals. We are an English service.



A bilingual service for loneliness, anxiety, stress, relationship problems, addiction, violence, grief, etc.


montreal sexual assault centre
crisis hotline: 514-934-4504
Helpline: 1-888-933-9007

For survivors, friends/family of survivors, and those in doubt who need consultation.

suicide action montreal

For those who are thinking of suicide, concerned friends/family, or anyone affected by suicide.