Wellness Services


At Ambrose, we care about your well-being. Because people are so complex, it is important to take care of ourselves in multiple ways. Life, especially as a student, can get pretty complicated, so learning to incorporate good strategies to take care of your well-being is crucial for your health.

Contact the Wellness Office

Melissa Kroker, Wellness Coordinator
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 2965    
Email: Melissa.Kroker@ambrose.edu 
Location: Student Life, Second Floor

What's Happening in Wellness

Now Hiring: Peer Health Educator

The Wellness Office is looking for people who are super passionate about mental health and wellness and sharing that passion with peers! Be a part of a team who is seeking to make a difference in the Ambrose community by creating awareness around mental health and wellness. This position will have opportunity to help create and facilitate wellness-related programming on campus for fellow students, with the potential for additional training and advancement.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Authored by Natasha Proulx

As you walk through campus this week, you will see red dresses. These dresses are hung to commemorate the lost lives of Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada that have been murdered and/or missing. The amount of active cases continues to grow and so do catching the people who have committed these crimes. The art installation is intended to spark conversation and encourage you to think about some of the untold history in Canada. 

How to Reduce Stress at University in 2020 

Written by Riley Baquie and Kari Calderwood

How to Be There

Visit Be There for more information on how you can support people you know who are struggling with their mental health.

If you know of an Ambrose student who is struggling with their mental health and needs immediate assistance, please connect with someone from Student Life or call the Distress Centre at 403-266-HELP (4357). Visit Ambrose Wellness for mental health and wellness supports available on campus.


Wellness Calendar

Ambrose offers regularly scheduled wellness events to increase the conversation about mental health. These events may include opportunities for understanding more about your personal wellness or topics that contribute to understanding mental health. There will also be other training opportunities from community organizations that are offered throughout the semester that are offered at a subsidized rate.

In addition, Ambrose offers other supports including clubs and spiritual support.