Statement from Athabasca University President Alex Clark on the attack at the University of Waterloo
Athabasca University (AU) stands with all those who condemn hate-motivated, gender-based violence following the horrific stabbing of 3 people at the University of Waterloo. Everyone has the right to feel safe at school.
If you are struggling with this or any situation, please know that you do not have to suffer in silence. You can get support from the following resources:
Carepath Digital Health
Carepath Digital Health offers a comprehensive wellness support program to meet your mental health and wellness needs. Support is available 24/7.
Get instant support for your mental health any time of day and night through the TalkCampus app.
- Talk about the ups and downs of life in a safe and supportive environment that is just for students like you.
- Share your own experiences and support others. It is amazing how helpful you can be to someone out there just by being you!
- Open up or post anonymously. It is totally up to you. Whatever way you want to engage in is your call.
- Safely share struggles with anxiety, depression, stress, bipolar disorder, self-harm, anorexia, or thoughts of hopelessness. Whatever is going on with you right now, TalkCampus can help.
Athabasca University Health and Wellness
There are many other resources available for both students and team members on the AU Mental Health and Wellness site.
All AU team members have access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program.
Suicide prevention resources
Please call 911 for any emergencies