In recent years, mental health-related issues have afflicted students at alarming rates. With Anxiety and Depression were some of the top reasons, students may also seek support for reasons such as Difficulty adjusting to life while at school; Procrastination and building time management skills; anxiety about public speaking; Worries about upcoming exams; Stress due to financial challenges; loneliness or homesickness; Suicidal ideations and more.
The innovative keep.meSAFE Program provides 24/7 support to all Willis College / CBBC College students. The program includes two components: direct support for students and consultative support for the faculty and staff who work with them.
The keep.meSAFE Program provides confidential support to students at no cost to them with 24/7 access to support from counsellors who speak their language, understand their culture, and the unique challenges they face. Through the My SSP app students also have access to a wide variety of multi-lingual articles, videos and other mental health resources as well as direct access to a counsellor by telephone or chat.
In order to speak with a keep.meSAFE counsellor for support you can download the free My SSP app to your device:
Android : https://play.google.com/store/
Apple : https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/
or call toll free 1.844.451.9700
You can watch this short orientation video about the Keep.meSAFE program and the My SSP app.