The following resources are available to UBC graduate students who are seeking counselling support.
The Botany and Zoology Wellness Initiative is pleased to announce the opening of the Wellness Space in the BioSciences Building, Room 2209. This room will be open for everyone on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am - 3pm.
This space is meant to be a safe space for those who are looking for some quiet time, a place for lunch with a friend or to catch up, activities that help you in your wellness, and whatever else may be fitting for you. There is a couch, windows can be opened, and also means for stretching and yoga.
If you have any questions or comments about the space, please e-mail email@example.com
If you are in distress or are worried about someone in distress who may hurt themselves, call 1-800-SUICIDE 24 hours a day to connect to a BC crisis line, without a wait or busy signal.
BC Crisis Center is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization that provides emotional support to youth, adults, and seniors in crisis in BC. Crisis line available 24/7.
SVPRO is a safe place for students, faculty, staff who have experienced sexual violence, regardless of where or when it took place. This includes any attempt or act of a sexual nature without your consent. All gender identities, expressions and sexualities are welcome.
Early Alert helps faculty, staff and TA’s provide better support for students who are facing difficulties that put their academic success at risk. Trained advisors review the information sent by faculty and staff and identify the most appropriate support resources.
UBC Wellness Centre provides a venue for you to speak with other students about managing stress, keeping healthy sleep and eating patterns, concerns about safe sex and more.
Student Health Services provides a variety of healthcare services, including access to doctors and registered nurses to help you maintain your health while studying.
Mood Disorders Clinic UBC is a psychiatric program designed specifically to treat individuals living with depression or bipolar disorder.
UBC Counselling Services offers a variety of resources to help you maintain your mental health while in school. You may see a counsellor on an individual basis, attend group counselling, or to document an illness if you require academic concession.
The Kaleidoscope is a confidential peer-run mental health support group that takes place on campus at least once a week. You may attend the group if you are experiencing any kind of mental health related challenges, or if you’re just feeling stressed about school in general. Registration is not required to attend the group. See the website for meeting times and locations. Food and drink are provided.