Peer Support

Peer Support

Students Helping Students

Peer Support is a student-operated program that provides students with a safe, confidential environment to discuss life’s stresses and tough situations with a trained listener.

Hours of Operation
Fall & Winter Terms

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

City Centre Campus
Rm. 6-108A
Phone: 780.497.4776
peersupport@samu.ca

Office: 7-292, City Centre Campus

Centre for the Arts and Communications
Rm. 201
Phone: 780.497.4464
lifestyleCFAC@samu.ca

Passionate About People

Peer Support can help provide you with practical experience and prepare you for your future profession. It’s especially applicable if you’re studying Psychology, Nursing, Social Work, Communication, Education, Emergency Communications and Response, Holistic Health, Human Resources, Life Support, Special Needs or if you just like helping others.

Volunteering with Peer Support involves taking part in a weekend-long training session on how to properly encourage discussion. With Peer Support you are provided with the opportunity to develop supportive listening skills and practice confidentiality and relationship building.

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