Updated: October 29, 2020 9:00 AM

Update on Winter term 2021

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 adjusts in response to COVID-19, our goal at the Centre for Growth and Harmony is to help everyone stay healthy and safe with continued access to mental health and health supports. The Centre is now closed for in-person support; check back regularly for updates regarding accessing supports.

Mental health support:

We are now booking appointments for phone and virtual counselling. Call 780.644.6155 to book your appointment.

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:

For general health inquiries or referral information, call 780.644.6155 to speak with a nurse (Monday – Friday 8:15 am to 4:30 pm). For additional health information contact:

Immunization Documents

Email your immunization documents to wellness@norquest.ca.

Contact Information

Phone:
780.644.6155

Fax:
780.644.6151

Email:
wellness@norquest.ca

Hours:

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

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