Alcohol and Other Drugs

York and Community Resources

Alcohol Procedures at York: these procedures have been developed to ensure that student organized events involving alcohol are conducted in a safe and responsible manner.

CAMH - Substance Use: CAMH provides you with a comprehensive list of information about the different types of substance use.

Cannabis at York University - What You Need to Know: York University's position on the use of cannabis, its effects, and common FAQ.

ConnexOntario: a free and confidential helpline for anyone who is experience problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling. The helpline provides information on various quality health and human services information.

DrinkSmart: a non-profit organization based in Waterloo providing tips and interactives to promote safe and responsible drinking to college and university students.

e-CHUG and e-TOKE: these are online educational assessments that raises your awareness about alcohol and cannabis related behaviours. Its goal is to promote the responsible decision making and safe use of alcohol and cannabis amongst York students. Each module can be completed in 20 minutes each.

Opioids at York- Understanding Opioids: this page aims to provide information on opioids, signs and symptoms of an overdose as well as information on Fentanyl and Naloxone.

RainyDaze: an online game that involves discovering what harm-reduction is and strategies 

Toronto Public Health: providing information about low-risk alcohol drinking, risks with drinking and mocktail recipes.

Keele Campus Health Clinics

Community Resources

Appletree Medical Services
Location: York Lanes
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m - 7 p.m; Saturday, 10 a.m - 2 p.m; Sunday, closed
For appointments: 647-722-2370

Pharmacy: Shoppers Drug Mart
Location: York Lanes
Hours: Sunday to Saturday, 8:00 AM- 10:00 PM

Mental Health

York and Community Resources

Accessibility, Well-Being, and Counselling Services
(416) 487 6709
111A, Glendon Hall
Glendon Campus

Good2Talk: a 24/7 free and confidential helpline that connects students with professional counselling, information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being.

*NEW Big White Wall: a free online mental health and well being service offering self-guided programs and creative outlets that includes a space to express, connect, learn and remain anonymous

*NEW BounceBack Ontario: a free skill-building program that offers two forms of support: online videos; and telephone coaching sessions with guided workbooks

Student Accessibility Services 
(416) 736-5297
N108 Ross Building OR
N110, Bennett Centre for Student Services
Keele Campus

Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Monday to Friday, the Bennett location is closed every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon. The Ross location is closed every Thursday from 11a.m. to noon

Student Counselling and Development 
(416) 736-5297
N110, Bennett Centre for Student Services
Keele Campus

Walk-In Counselling Hours of Operation
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Monday to Friday*
*Please note that walk-in clients will be accepted until 3 p.m.

What's Up Walk In Clinic: immediate mental health counselling for children, youth and young adults with families- no health card is necessary to access this service

Youthline: a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit* youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 and under) across Ontario through peer support and tailored referrals.

York University Psychology Clinic: a state of the art community mental health and training centre associated with the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Health. This service is provided for a fee. Please contact clinic for details.


York and Community Resources

Build a Healthy Meal: Learn how to build healthy meals

Canada’s Food Guide: Discover Canada’s food guides and how they can help shape your food choices.

Foodlink Hotline: This is a telephone referral that assists people with food programs in the Greater Toronto Area. To use FoodLink call: 416-332-6655

Heart and Stroke: Get Healthy: Discover heart healthy resources, tips and tools for your well-being.

National Eating Disorder Information Centre: NEDIC brings focus, awareness and the prevention of eating disorders, food and weight preoccupation, and disordered eating by providing information and support.

Nutrition Labelling and Literacy: Check out these interactive tools to help you understand serving sizes and navigate through the nutrition facts table.

Sheena’s Place: Support for eating disorders: A Toronto based non-profit organization that provides support and hope for anyone aged 17 and over, families and friends that have been affected by eating disorders through resources, support groups and other services.

Toronto Public Health: Nutrition and Food Access: Resources created by Toronto Public Health that will guide you in making healthy and nutritious choices. a bilingual website that focuses on healthy eating through the lifecycle, as well as chronic disease prevention.

YFS Food Support Centre: This Centre provides nutrition supports to any York or Seneca@York student.

Location: 005 Second Student Centre, 416-736-2100 x44861,

YUM Market : YUM! is organized by Regenesis York. This indoor market operates in Central Square from September – April on a weekly basis every Wednesday from 11 am to 4 pm, apart from holidays, reading weeks and exam periods.

Physical Health

York and Community Resources

York University Athletics: York University is home to a state of the art athletic facility that offers personal training, drop in classes, intramural activities and much more!

Sexual Health

York and Community Resources

AIDS & Sexual Health InfoLine and eChat: created by Toronto Public Health, free and confidential help from a counsellor that will provide the information needed about sexual health.

Blue Door Clinic: a walk-in clinic with a focus on HIV for people who don't have health insurance or immigration status in Canada. This clinic is located in Regent Park Community Health Centre and is open two Mondays a month from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM. For more information please call 647-730-3222.

City of Toronto- Sexual Health Clinics: a listing of sexual health clinics across Toronto. You do not need a referral or OHIP coverage to visit a clinic.

Sex & U: takes a real-life approach to the questions and issues around sex and sexuality that matter most to Canadians.

Sexual Assault Survivor’s Support Line & Leadership - SASSL
B 449, Student Centre (4th floor, around the corner from the elevator)
SASSL Office & Information Line:
416-736-2100 ext. 40345
Support Line: 416-650-8056
General Email:

The Centre for Sexual Violence Response Support and Education
301 York Lanes
416-736-5211 (24/7 hotline)


York and Community Resources

Government of Canada Guidelines: an infographic about how to incorporate good sleep into a healthy lifestyle.