Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Getting Help

Wellness Services on Campus

One-to-one Health and Wellness Planning and Education Sessions

Students and employees can make one-on-one appointments to discuss health and wellness related issues. These issues may include, but are not limited to, stress, substance use, nutrition, sexual health, healthy relationships, problems with work-life balance, etc..

Small Group Health and Wellness Education Sessions

As a Faculty member, one of the Wellness Coordinator's roles is to provide health and wellness education to our campus community. Health teaching occurs in many student classrooms and in many campus workshops throughout the year. If you are interested in having the Wellness Coordinator come to your classroom to talk about health and wellness, please call 250-828-5010 or e-mail ccorsi@tru.ca.

 

Campus Resources

Contact Information

If you need to talk here are some important phone numbers:

  • Wellness Centre Coordinators: Chelsea Corsi (ccorsi@tru.ca) or Sam Nielsen (snielsen@tru.ca). Chelsea is on campus Mon-Thurs, and Sam is on campus Wed-Fri.
  • The Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT) Leaders are available in the Wellness Centre OM 1479 from Mon - Fri* if you want to drop in and grab a tea, ask a question, or hangout. Weekly hours are as follows:
    •  Mondays - 8:30am - 6pm
    • Tuesdays - 8:30am - 4pm
    • Wednesdays - 8:00am - 6pm
    • Thursdays - 8:00am - 6pm
    • Fridays - 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • * We are closed on all statutory holidays and over the Christmas break.
  • TRU Counselling: 250-828-5023, OM 1631 Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mental Health in Kamloops: 250-377-0088 After hours phone number
  • 24 hour phone number in Vancouver toll free: 1-866-661-3311

Other helpful numbers:

  • Doctor on Campus: 250-828-5126, OM1461
    Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (Closed from 11:40 to 1:00pm)
  • HealthLink BC: 811 or http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/
  • Royal Inland Hospital: 250-374-5111
  • Campus Security: 250-828-5033
  • Occupational Health and Safety: 250-828-5139