Counseling & Psychological Services

Our goal is to help you achieve greater self-awareness and understanding, improve relationships with family, friends, co-workers, and significant others, and attain independence and self-reliance.

24/7 Support with TELUS Health

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Widener is Proud to Partner with TELUS Health

The TELUS Health Student Support app is a free, confidential 24/7 virtual counseling service that offers Chester campus students immediate and short-term mental health and well-being support in addition to the care provided by the Counseling and Psychological Services team.

Real-time chat support 24/7. Connect with a professional counselor at your convenience by phone or video.

After-hours crisis support for urgent situations. Get help from a counselor whenever you need it, day or night.

Short term support from a dedicated counselor. Connect with the same counselor over multiple sessions via phone or video.

Support in your language. Counseling sessions and app content are available in Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, French and English. Additional language options may be requested by appointment, depending on availability.

Health assessments. Complete an anonymous assessment to get feedback about your emotional health.

Browse health & well-being content. Access articles, podcasts, and videos addressing a variety of well-being topics.

Access virtual fitness sessions. Sign up for free virtual fitness sessions available through LIFT.

  • Download the Student Support app from App Store or Google Play, or call 1-866-743-7732 (call 855-649-8641 if you're calling from Canada, and +1-678-799-7451 for a region that is not listed).
  • Open the app and go through the initial prompts.
  • Complete your student profile and select Widener University as your university. 
  • Review the terms of use, consent, and if you agree, check the circle to proceed.

The TELUS Health Student Support app is available to full time undergraduate and graduate students in seated classes on Widener's Chester campus.

While the Student Support app is only available for eligible Chester campus students, faculty and staff are encouraged to share the TELUS Health resource with students. 

Faculty and staff can reference and share this webpage to help students connect with TELUS Health counselors and gain access to its variety of digital health and well-being content. 

Get in Touch

During business hours, contact 610-499-1261
For after-hour emergencies, contact 610-499-4200