Newfoundland & Labrador

August 8, 2018 · Todd Coopee

Memorial University

Professional Association of Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador (PARNL)

Office of Learner Well-being and Success
To book an appointment with the Associate Dean or one of their Directors, email
The Office of Learner Well-being and Success seeks to inspire medical learners to realize their full potential by cultivating well-being as a way of life leading to ultimate success, now and in the future, to advance the health of the people and communities we serve. 

MUN Student Counselling Centre:

NLMA – Physician and Family Assistance Program

24/7 confidential helpline, short-term counselling, and referrals to specialized coaches and therapists. Call 1 800 663 6729

For NLMA members – membership is free, to apply: Membership Application Form – Formstack

Health & Community Services – Mental Health Programs

Canadian Mental Health Association – Newfoundland & Labrador

Grenfell Campus – Counselling and Psychological Services

Residents seeking wellness support during regular work hours:

Residents with a mental health emergency should avail of the following community-based services immediately:

Call 911 24/7 if you are experiencing an emergency or go to the nearest emergency department in your area.  For the St. John’s area go to:

•      Psychiatric Assessment Unit at the Waterford Hospital, 306 Waterford Bridge Road

•      Health Sciences Emergency Department, 300 Prince Philip Drive

•      St. Clare’s Emergency Department, 154 LeMarchant Road

Call 811* 24/7:

•      To speak with a registered nurse trained in both health and mental health crisis intervention

•      OR for mental health interventions requiring the Mobile Crisis Response team in the greater St. John’s area

Call or text 9-8-8 if you or someone you know is thinking about suicide.


* Note out of province cell phones will not connect to 811 call 1-888-709-2929 or use a landline