Conestoga’s Doon campus was briefly placed on lockdown at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, November 5.
The college’s Counselling Services received a report of a student in crisis, and at potential risk of self-harm.
At the recommendation of Waterloo Region Police Services (WRPS), the campus was placed on lockdown to ensure the safety of the individual, students and staff.
After investigation, WRPS determined that the lockdown could be lifted just before 5:00 p.m.
Counselling Services at Conestoga provides free and confidential services to students dealing with challenges and difficulties. Visit the website at https://www.conestogac.on.ca/counselling-services/ for more information and a list of emergency contacts.
Counselling for employees who require assistance is available through the Employee Assistance Program. To access their services, call toll free 1-800-265-8310 or visit www.homewood.org.