Distance & International Students

Within Ontario: 

Students can attend Nipissing University therapy services virtually through a secure online portal. Please complete the online registration form here to request an intake appointment.


Good2Talk provides ​Free, confidential telephone counselling, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.​ (Ontario and Nova Scotia)

Outside Ontario and International Students: 


keep.meSAFE provides students with real-time and/or appointment-based in 60+ languages for any school, health, or general life concern at no cost to you. keep.meSAFE is completely confidential within the limits of the law, so no one – including your family, friends, or professors – will ever know you used the program unless you choose to tell them.


Mobile App: Download the My SSP app today and connect with a counsellor anytime by chat or telephone. Also access resources on Health, Living Away, Relationships and Student Life. Access on-demand fitness and mental health assessment tools.  Apple App Store or Google Play   

Telephone: Access phone support anytime of the day by calling: 1-844-451-9700 from anywhere in Canada and the USA.  Anywhere else in the world, call 001-416-380-6578.   

There Are Three Options for Making A Call To keep.meSAFE Outside Of Canada Or the U.S. 

  1. Make an international call from your phone. You can always ask the intake coordinator to call you back so that you do not incur international charges.
  2. Call collect or reverse charge call. Please follow the specific calling instructions in your country. All international calls are live answered calls so we can accept any related charges.
  3. Call via wi-fi connection. Call using wi-fi via a wi-fi enabled phone.

Web: For students without access to a smartphone or tablet, that require chat support and self-help resources online at https://www.keepmesafe.org/ca-us/support-and-access.php


crisi text line text home to 686868 in Canada

Crisis Text Line - www.crisistextline.ca

Text HOME to 686868 in Canada to text with a trained Crisis Responder. Every texter is connected with a Crisis Responder, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem-solving. All of our Crisis Responders are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis.

Student Counselling Services only provides in person therapy services at the North Bay Ontario campus. All currently enrolled Nipissing University students can request an intake appointment.