Do you require immediate help?

 Urgent Help- Dial 911

  • Campus Security: 705-330-4008 ext. 2009
  • 24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line - Simcoe County - 705-728-5044
  • Telecare Distress Line - 705-325-9534
  • Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital - Crisis Service - 705-325-2201 x 3536
Thunder Bay
  • Campus Security: 807-343-8911
  • 24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line - Thunder Bay - 807-346-8282
  • Beendigen Crisis Line - 807-346-HELP (4357)
Provincial/National Hot Lines
  • Spectra Multilingual Helpline - 1-877-298-5444
  • Rape Crisis/Sexual Assault Centre Crisis Line - 1-800-987-0799
  • Drug and Alcohol Helpline - ConnexOntario - 1-866-531-2600
  • Mental Health Helpline - ConnexOntario - 1-866-531-2600
  • Good2Talk - 1-866-925-5454
  • Assaulted Women's Helpline - 1-866-863-0511 (toll free)
  • Men's Services for Male Survivors - 1-866-887-0015 (toll free)

On-Campus Supports

Student Affairs

Download the Student Referral Guide to learn about all the supports available to you or visit the Student Affairs page.


Through the Lakehead University Student Union (LUSU), students access a wide variety of services, supports, job and volunteer opportunities, and social life like clubs and events.

LUSU's centres provide a supportive and engaging community for students from all kinds of backgrounds. Find like-minded folks who share your experiences and work together to make the world a better place.

Community Supports and Services

WellU Map - Thunder Bay
WellU Map - Orillia
Walk in Clinics

Thunder Bay - Medical

Ontario Health North West - Know Your Health Care Options

Orillia and Surrounding Area - Medical

Mental Health Services

Thunder Bay - Mental Health Supports

Orillia - Mental Health Supports

National and International Helplines

Poisoning by Opiod

Ontario Ministry of Health
Understanding Opioids
Recognize and Temporarily Reverse an Opioid Overdose

Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Preventing Opioid Overdose with Naloxone

Canadian Red Cross
Opioid Harm Reduction
Online Training -
First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies
Online Training -
Becoming an Opiod Harm Reduction Champion
OHR Advisory Council