Immediate assistance

If you have an emergency medical situation (illness or injury):

If you feel unsafe:

If you are having thoughts of suicide, or want to talk to someone:

  • Here2Talk is available 24/7 through app, phone and web. https://here2talk.ca
  • Call the Vancouver Island Crisis line (24 hours/7 days a week) 1-888-494-3888
  • Call the Crisis Centre (24 hours/7 days a week) 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)
  • Call HealthLinkBC (24 hours/7 days a week) 8-1-1 for health advice, information and services

If you want to see a UVic Counsellor for an urgent appointment :

If you want to see a UVic health practitioner for an urgent appointment: 

  • Contact Health Services (Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm, and Doctor on-call for after hours) at 250-721-8492. Please inform the receptionist of urgent concerns; the nurse desk triages urgent calls and walk-in patients.