Student Supports at Acadia

Student Supports at Acadia
Jenna Purkis
Acadia Counselling Services
Phone 902-585- 1246

Acadia Counselling Services
Phone 902-585- 1246                                                                                                                                        Counselling Services are available to Acadia
students seeking support for any problem
impacting their mental health—no issue is ‘too
big’ or ‘too small.’ Counselling offers both
individual 50-minute sessions and group
workshops. Book a 30-minute intake
appointment to get started! More information
about hours, booking, groups, and intake
schedule: E-mail [email protected]
Address Old SUB (Lower Level)
30 Highland Avenue
Wolfville, NS, B4P 2R6
Hours Mon. to Fri., 8:30am-4:30pm

Acadia Personal Support Line
Phone 902-858- TALK (8255) The Acadia Personal Support Line is a
warmline operated by Acadia student volunteers
for students seeking support. Students may
remain anonymous if they choose.Hours Thurs. to Sat., 7:00pm-1:00am
Online: Facebook: “Acadia PSL”

Peer Support Centre
Address Students’ Union Building, rm. 503
30 Highland Ave,
Wolfville, NS, B4P 2R6                                                                                                                                                 The Peer Support Centre is a communal
student space in the SUB where students can
seek support and resources, pick up safe sex
supplies, or just relax! Pride, Women’s Centre,
and Acadia Mental Health Initiative offices are
located here. Hours Anytime the SUB is open.

Peer Support Organizations
Three organizations operate out of the Peer Support Centre, all of which offer peer support and
engage in advocacy in our campus community.
Acadia Pride (SUB 504)
Al Sweeting, Coordinator
Email [email protected] Acadia Pride provides support and
community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-
gendered, two-spirited, and queer (LGBT2IQ)
individuals, as well as friends and allies.

Hours Tues./Thurs. 11:30-12:30pm;
Fri. 2:30-3:30pm
Online Facebook: “Acadia Pride”
Acadia Women’s Centre (SUB 505)
Paige Krentz, Coordinator
Email [email protected] The Acadia Women’s Centre offers support
and community to women and people of all
genders, particularly for issues and struggles of a
gendered nature.

Hours Mon. and Wed. 2:30-4pm
Online Facebook: “Acadia Women’s
Acadia Mental Health Initiative (504)
Jenna Purkis, Coordinator
Email [email protected] AMHI offers support to individual students
struggling with their mental health, and
promotes mental wellness on campus as a whole through programming and advocacy.

Hours Mon. and Thurs., 3-4:30pm
Online Facebook: “Acadia Mental Health Initiative”