Health & Wellbeing

Wellness Resources for UBC Students

At UBC, a healthy mind, body and spirit are foundations for students to achieve their personal and academic goals.

For more health & wellbeing resources, visit:

In-Person Wellness Information in the UBC Life Building

  • Wellness Peers: Drop in to talk to a trained peer at the Wellness Centre
    Mon-Friday, 10 AM - 5 PM (Closed at 4 PM on Tuesdays) 

  • Nurse on Campus: Mon, Wed, & Thurs, 12 PM - 2 PM
    Tues, 10 AM - 12 PM

Online Tools

  • Here2Talk: Here2Talk connects students with mental health support when they need it. Through this program, all students – domestic or international – currently registered in a B.C. post-secondary institution have access to free, confidential counselling and community referral services, conveniently available 24/7 via app, phone and web.

  • MindHealthBC: Take an online mental health assessment and find resources

  • HealthLinkBC: Check physical health symptoms and find resources

  • Here to Help: Learn and access mental health and substance use resources

  • Find resources and helpful tips organized by topic

  • MoodFx: An interactive tool to help people with depression and low mood 

  • Therapy Assisted Online (TAO) Self-Help: Learn about managing stress, anxiety, anger, problem-solving and relationships, and evaluate alcohol and drug use. (Sign up free, secure & private with your UBC email)

  • Headspace: An app to learn to meditate and live mindfully

  • Wellness Together Canada: Mental health and substance use support

Coaching, Wellness Advising and Counselling



  • Student Health Service - Visit a doctor, nurse practitioner, nurse, or other medical professional virtually or in-person: 604 822 7011

  • Counselling Services - If you're feeling persistently stressed, anxious, or sad, you can book a Counselling appointment by phone: 604 822 3811

  • Wellness Centre - Get tips and resources on stress, study tips, or navigating university life.

  • UBC Student Assistance Program - Offered by Aspiria, the UBC Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a free, 24/7 wellness resource for students. Services include personal counselling, life coaching, group programs and more based on your needs.

Faculty and Staff

  • Helping a colleague in distress - In your role as a UBC staff or faculty member, you may be the first person to see signs that a colleague is in distress, or they may come to you specifically for help.  Use this guide to familiarize yourself with commons signs of distress, and the steps you can take to offer assistance.
  • UBC Mental Health Support - Discover services, programs, and resources available to support your mental health and support workplace wellbeing.


Sexual Violence Support

Medical Care

Urgent Mental Health Support