Healthy Minds at Acadia University

Acadia University currently offers five of the HealthyMindsNS online mental health services, in addition to the support offered on-campus through our Counselling Centre, which is located at the “Old SUB” on the lower level. If you have any questions about HealthyMindsNS services, please contact representatives at the Counselling Centre by calling 902.585.1246 or emailing counselling@acadiau.ca.

  • Kognito provides online training simulations that teach mental health
    literacy to faculty, staff, and students across Nova Scotia. Mental health literacy includes the ability to recognize psychological distress, how to engage in a conversation with someone you may be concerned about, and how to make a referral to the appropriate resources for someone in need.

    Access Kognito’s HealthyMindNS programming and set up an account.

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  • Access Acadia’s unique 7Cups portal.

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  • TAO Self-Help is an online mental health library with interactive modules
    to help you understand and manage how you feel, think and act. You choose the modules you believe will help you feel well and live the life you choose.

    Students are able to create a personalized account for TAO using their student email address. You can set this account up here.

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  • Crisis Text Line Powered by Kid’s Help Phone is a Canadian text-based
    volunteer-support service available 24/7/365. Just text Good2TalkNS to 686868 to be connected to a volunteer-supporter from the privacy of your phone.

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  • Good2Talk is a free, confidential post-secondary student helpline that
    provides professional counselling, information and referrals for mental
    health, addictions and well-being to students in Nova Scotia, 24/7/365.
    To talk to someone, call 1-833-292-3698.

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