Residential School Survivors Support
Indian Residential School Survivors Society.
The Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24-hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of their residential school experience.
Indigenous Peoples Support
On-Campus Student Support
Student Affairs and Outreach
Provides virtual same day counselling sessions, mental health intake appointments, and outreach services for students needing help navigating difficult situations.
If you are in crisis or distress, or if you just need to talk with someone:
or email Student.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Wellness Centre
A primary health team of physicians, nurses and counsellors, including an Indigenous counsellor. Students who are current patients or clients of the Student Wellness Centre can access service in-person or remotely during business hours.
Some same day appointments are available.
or email email@example.com
Faculty and Staff Support
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
USask’s EFAP provides a range of supports to you and your family if you find yourself struggling with your thoughts, feelings, and emotions or are in crisis. We have recently engaged two Indigenous counsellors to provide services within our EFAP, although their available capacity may be impacted during this time.
You can call to book an appointment with these or any other EFAP counsellors:
Alternately, you may contact our two Indigenous counsellors directly:
- Layna Aschenmeier (Métis), MASW.
- Enola Kayseas (Saulteaux), MASW, RSW.
Kids Help Phone
You can reach a professional counsellor at Kids Help Phone in English or French 24/7
Saskatoon Mobile Crisis Service
Open to all individuals who may call help for themselves or for their loved ones.
Call the 24-hour crisis line at:
Hope for Wellness
Offers 24/7 immediate help to all Indigenous people across Canada.
or chat online at hopeforwellness.ca
Provides mental health and substance use support. Get the right support at wellnesstogether.ca
Crisis Services Canada
Offers 24//7 support if you are thinking about suicide or are worried about a friend or loved one.
Prince Albert Mobile Crisis services
Are available to all individuals in Prince Albert and area. The crisis line is available from 4:00pm-8:00, Monday-Friday, and 24 hours/day on the weekends.