The following mental health support is available to UBC students.
During regular business hours:
UBC Counselling Services: 604 822 3811
UBC SAP is available 24/7 and free for all registered UBC students. There are several methods to access the service:
- If you’re within North America, call toll-free 1 833 590 1328.
- If you’re outside of North America, call 1 604 757 9734.
- Log in to the Aspiria website
- UBC Vancouver students: use UBCV for both the student code and password.
- Download the iConnectYou mobile app through Google Play or the Apple App Store. You will be asked for your name, email a personal password and “Company Passcode” (use UBCV for Vancouver students and use UBCO for Okanagan students). Also make sure to enter a correct time zone.
Available to all UBC students anywhere in the world
Single-session personal counselling by phone or online chat
Wellness Together Canada
24/7 access for Canadians anywhere in the world
Online assessment and connection to mental health resources and individual counselling by phone, text, and video
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.
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 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