New 2018-19

Mental Health & Wellness

Students entering the Mental Health & Wellness program are introduced to Indigenous and Western-based holistic approaches to healing and addictions counselling, utilizing a lifespan approach that includes youth, adults and older adults.  The program includes an examination of addiction and recovery models as a process for working with self, programs and communities.

Graduates can expect salaries up to $25.00/hour. See drop-down menu for employment opportunities

  • Addictions Counsellor
  • Youth Care Worker/Mentor
  • NNADAP Worker
  • Community Health Representative
  • Crisis Intervention/Outreach Worker and many more


What to expect

Throughout the Mental Health & Wellness Program, learners experience practicum placements, counselling labs, and professional mentoring and coaching. They are prepared to develop community-based education programs and to work effectively in the field of mental health, addictions, wellness, and health.


Admission Requirements

Regular Admissions

  • Grade 12/Adult 12/GED 12
  • Must submit two SIIT character reference forms that indicate the applicant has refrained from the use of drugs and alcohol for at least one year prior to the program start date

Mature Admission:

  • 21-years-of-age or older
  • Any applicant under special admission is subject to a CAAT Assessment

Please contact an advisor for more information at

Returning Students

For more information on this program please email our Advisor at

Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must complete all courses with a minimum average of 60%. 

Tuition & Fees

Based on 2017/18 Academic year:

Tuition: $4500.00
Compulsory Fee: $560.00
Textbooks: $1300.00
UPASS (City Transit): $250.00