Updated: April 06, 2020 10:30 AM

Update on Convocation 2020

Health and Wellness

Holistic, student-centred care within an inclusive, respectful, and private environment

Health and Wellness

Welcome to the Centre for Growth and Harmony, which offers holistic student-centred care within an inclusive, respectful, and private environment.

In the Centre you will find a multidisciplinary team of registered psychologists, registered social workers, and nurses. This team of professionals is dedicated to promoting health and wellness while striving to encourage growth, development, and lifelong learning.

Available Supports

As NorQuest moves to online instruction, our goal at the Centre for Growth and Harmony is to help everyone stay healthy and safe with continued access to mental health supports. We are now booking appointments for phone counselling, please call 780.644.6155 to book your appointment. The Centre is now closed for in-person support; please check back regularly for updates regarding accessing supports.

If you are in a mental health crisis and require immediate support, call 911 or:

Additional mental health and social work support:

  • Emotional wellness supports available through the SANQC health and dental plan:
    • Seven sessions of one-on-one online video counselling
    • 24/7 crisis text support
    • Access to myWellness Toolboxes on the following topics:
      • Stress Reduction
      • Helping Yourself
      • Helping Others
      • Mental Health Essentials
      • Mental Health Problems
      • Information on Care Providers and Therapies
  • 2-1-1 provides information on community agencies and referrals
    • Call 211, text STUDENT to 211, or visit www.ab.211.ca and click “Live Chat” to reach someone 24/7 who will listen and connect you to community resources.

Health support:

Immunization documents

Submit immunization documents via wellness@norquest.ca.

If you have an appointment booked, we will phone you shortly to share how we may continue to support you virtually.

Check back regularly for more information on how to access support as we move to online service.

Contact Information

Phone:
780.644.6155

Fax:
780.644.6151

Email:
wellness@norquest.ca

Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:15am - 4:30pm

Note: Student services are available to all NorQuest students but may not be delivered on site at all campuses.


Mental Health & COVID

As a college, we are facing this unprecedented challenge together. The Wellness team has put together some resources that promote mental well-being, including reminders of existing NorQuest College resources that individuals can access during this time.

Learn more at Mental Health & COVID