keep.meSAFE Student Orientation

To all OCAD U students: 

We’d like to introduce you to keep.meSAFE. Our new mental wellness Student Support Program (SSP).

keep.meSAFE by guard.me provides OCAD University students with real-time and appointment-based confidential support, anytime of the day or night from anywhere in the world! There is NO cost associated with using this new program.

Get matched with a counsellor that speaks your language, is from your culture, or has a shared experience for any school, health, or general life concern at no cost to you. Real-time support is available via telephone and chat. Appointment-based support is available over the phone, via video and in-person. 

Through our free My SSP app, access a wide variety of multilingual self-help resources, including articles, videos and assessment tools.  

There are several ways to learn more and connect.

  • Call or chat with a counsellor directly from the My SSP app
  • Call us directly at 1.844.451.9700
  • Visit www.keepemesafe.org

To familiarize all OCAD U students to this new program, keep.meSAFE is hosting 3 orientation sessions which will cover the items below:

  • Why reach out to keep.meSAFE
  • What support looks like
  • App overview and download
  • Privacy and confidentiality 
  • First time calling or chatting: what to expect
  • Accessing keep.meSAFE outside of North America

Please register on Eventbrite with your preferred date. Upon registration, you will receive a zoom link to the session. 

June 30th at 11:30am-12:00pm : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/160232956085

July 12th at 11:30-12:00pm: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/160236121553

July 15th at 12:00-12:30pm: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/160236978115

If you have any questions about the orientation sessions, please contact Erica Mach emach@ocadu.ca.