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.
Here2Talk connects students with mental health support when they need it.
Here2Talk is a free and confidential program that provides all students currently registered with a BC post-secondary school access to single-session 24/7 mental health support and community referral services via app, phone and web.
Get started here
UBC Wellness Centre is operating fully online. While the physical Wellness Centre is temporarily closed during the COVID-19 outbreak, Wellness Centre: Online is a Canvas space for engaging in topics relevant to your well-being, wherever you are. All UBC students can self-enroll using this link.
UBC Recreation is offering virtual fitness classes. Get set up here.
All UBC Counselling Services appointments are now being offered by phone. Please call 604 822 3811 to schedule a phone appointment.
Student Health Services are offering appointments by phone: 604 822 7011.
Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office is offering appointments by phone: 604 822 1588.
After hours/urgent support: healthlinkbc.ca
By phone, call 8-1-1 to speak to a health services navigator, who can also connect you with a nurse, dietician, qualified exercise professional, or pharmacist.
Online learning advising from UBC Learning Commons:
UBC Allard Law Student Services: daily/weekly posts related to students’ well-being covering topics such as Self-Regulation Techniques, Time Management, Breathing Techniques, and more.
UBC Early Alert: Students may submit concerns through the Early Alert system at UBC which connects them to appropriate services.
Taking care of your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic:
- Psychology Today – How to stay emotionally healthy during the coronavirus outbreak
- World Health Organization – Mental health considerations developed by the Mental Health Department as support for mental and psychological well-being during COVID-19 outbreak
- Canadian Mental Health Association – Coronavirus: managing stress & anxiety
- Anxiety Canada – What to do if you’re anxious or worried about coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Foundry BC – Tips for when the news stresses you out
On Campus Resources:
- UBC Wellness Centre
- Counselling Services
Learn about on-campus counselling services and Wellness Advisors, including how to book appointments.
- Student Health Service
Book an appointment with a doctor or other medical professional for help with your health concerns.
Get support from a Sexual Violence Response Specialist if you’ve experienced sexual assault or violence.
- Academic Accommodations
- As well, you can access support through your program coordinators in the TEO: Secondary: email@example.com
Elementary & Middle Years: firstname.lastname@example.org