Empower Me and other mental health resources

Empower Me is available to all UBC students.

Students should call 1 844 741 6389.

Students are immediately connected to a trained therapist when calling the 24/7 line. The therapist can provide immediate support and then plan next steps which include in-person, online, or telephone counselling or telephone life coaching.


Taking care of your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic:


Other resources available online or on the phone to support your mental health:

UBC Counselling Services Counselling Services will be offering appointments by phone during the COVID-19 outbreak. Students can call Counselling Services, 604 822 3811, to schedule an appointment by phone.

  • EmpowerMe – Empower Me provides counselling and life coaching, free for all students. They can help with anything you’re concerned about and will give you the option of getting help online or by phone.
  • MindhealthBC – Take a quick online assessment on your mental health and get resources for a variety of related concerns.
  • Here to Help – Helps you find quality information, learn new skills, and connect with key resources in BC
  • HealthlinkBC – If you still have questions call 811 to speak with a registered nurse, or access online resources for health-related questions.
  • CrisiscentreBC – If you or someone you know is feeling hopeless or at risk of harm, call or chat online with a crisis responder any time.
  • TAO – Manage your well-being with tools on stress, relationship problems, substance use, and more. Register with a UBC email, which you can set up for free.
  • More information on how to take care of your health and wellbeing can be found at https://students.ubc.ca/health