Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Health & Wellness

At StFX, our campus has everything needed to support your spiritual, intellectual, mental and physical health. It’s part of how we help you thrive. We support a ‘healthy body and healthy mind,’ approach to personal growth, including nutritious dining options, sports and recreational opportunities and our comprehensive campus Health Centre.

Wellness resources are many. Join the X Mental Health student society, participate in intramural activites, go for a swim, walk the track, hit the gym, enjoy a skate, or sign up for an exercise class in our state-of-the-art recreational facilities, and take advantage of campus dining educational tools that offer nutritional and wellness information to tips to healthy eating.  

The Health and Counselling Centre

The Health and Counselling Centre uses an holistic approach to focus on the well-being of our students. The facility includes general practitioners, men and women’s wellness clinics, nurses and nurse practitioners, counselling services and resources like sexual assault support.

Professional Counselling Services

At StFX, there’s always a safe person you can talk to about anything. Our Counselling Centre staff are here to help with any issue with no judgement, prejudice or pre-conceived ideas. All conversations are strictly confidential.


Health and counselling services

Sexual assault and sexual violence support

Well Woman Clinic
Drop in or call 1.902.867.2263 to book an appointment.

Well Men Clinic
Drop in or call 1.902.867.2263 to book an appointment.


Health & Counselling FAQs

StFX Chaplaincy

Health Centre
Bloomfield Centre 305
Phone: 1.902.867.2263
Fax: 1.902.867.4407
Monday & Thursday 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Emergency: 911

Mental Health Crisis Line

Nurse Telecare: 811
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
1.877.880.7263  24 hours toll-free

St. Martha's Hospital
25 Bay Street, Antigonish

Antigonish After Hours Clinic
40 Church Street, Antigonish
Call 1.902.735.4000 after 5:00 PM Monday - Friday
Saturday after 11:00 AM

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