Registered Dawson students have access to free and confidential on-site and remote mental health care. Our mental health professionals can provide you with short-term psychotherapy to help you manage your mental health, or to help you with challenging life situations you may be experiencing.

If you would like to make an appointment to see a mental health professional at Dawson, simply email: This email is monitored daily during regular business hours.

Counselling is also available through the Dawson Student Assistance Program (see below).

You can also review our list of community resources found here:

If you are at risk of harm to yourself or others, or require immediate care, call 9-1-1 or go directly to the nearest emergency room.

Under guidelines issued by l’Ordre des Psychologues du Québec, counselling appointments are only available to students currently residing in the province of Quebec.

Dawson Student Assistance Program (DSAP)

Would you like to access free, confidential, and ongoing counselling sessions with very little delay?

Call 1-877-234-5327 and let them know you are a Dawson student wishing to access this service. Sessions are delivered in-person, by phone or video.

You can also complete an online request form through

While online requests will be acknowledged within 2 business days, telephone calls can provide immediate support 24hrs/day, 365 days/year, and counselling appointments will be scheduled within 1 to 5 days.

To learn more about this program, please visit:

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Last Modified: May 3, 2022