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Emergency/ Urgent Situations



Students who are experiencing a crisis are encouraged to call the Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (MHMCT) at 902-429-8167 or 1-888-429-8167. The MHMCT provides 24/7 telephone crisis intervention to all of Nova Scotia. If necessary, the MHMCT may be sent to Metro Halifax locations for assessment and response from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.


Dalhousie Counselling Services sets aside one urgent appointment time each day to accommodate students who require a quick response. If you or a student you know needs to be seen quickly, please call 902-494-2081 and ask for an urgent appointment - assessment may be required. 

Counselling Services location & hours

You can also contact Student Health Services by calling (902-494-2171) or coming into the clinic (1246 LeMarchant Street, 2nd floor). When you arrive, you will be referred to a nurse for triage. The nurse will address your concerns and decide if you need to see a doctor that day or a later appointment. 

Student Health Services location & hours

After office hours

  • Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (MHMCT) is available 24/7 at 902-429-8167 or 1-888-429-8167. 
  • Dalhousie Security is avaible for students on-campus at 902-494-4109
  • Helpline is a 24-hour crisis phone service at 902-421-1188.