You don’t have to go through this stressful time alone. Many of our supports are ready to assist you, using telephone or video conferencing technology.
For Students and Staff
Mental Health Coordinator
Breanna Sawatzky, the Mental Health Coordinator provides supportive listening, connection with resources, and consultation. Services are available for all students and staff, over the phone or via video conferencing.
Appointments can be made by sending an email to Breanna.
For Staff Only
Homewood Health (EFAP)
Homewood Health is an Employee and Family Assistance Program for RRC employees. It’s part of your employee benefit package and comes at no cost to you or your dependents.
Homewood offers short-term counselling and support related to a wide variety of issues.
The EFAP is completely confidential; they will not release any personal information to Red River College.
Connect via the 24-hour toll-free access number at 1-800-663-1142. You can also access support and information online.
For Students Only
Counselling Services for Students
Counselling is available for students during study week and for upcoming weeks as may be necessary. At this time, counselling is available by phone and soon video conferencing.
If you are already have a counsellor, contact your counsellor by email.
If you wish to connect with a counsellor and book a first time appointment, please complete our online form.
For students attending Regional Campuses, counselling is available through a local provider.
Please contact your Regional Campus counsellor directly for appointments. They will advise regarding their current mode of service delivery.
Indigenous Student Supports
Beacon Digital Therapy
Designed to improve your mental health and build your resilience to life’s challenges, BEACON provides Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (or CBT), an evidence-based form of psychological therapy. It’s also considered the gold standard when it comes to helping people with mild to moderate depression or anxiety. BEACON is provided by registered mental health professionals, digitally, through your computer, smart phone or tablet. Read more here.