Services for living well

Support for your mental and physical wellbeing

University life is exciting and challenging. Sometimes it’s possible to manage challenges on your own, while other times you may need support. It’s OK to reach out and ask for help if you need it.

If you have immediate safety concerns for yourself or others

Call Emergency Services: 911

Get help from UBC professionals

Counselling Services, Student Services
  • Brock Hall
    1874 East Mall  Room 1040
    VancouverBC Canada V6T 1Z1
  • Lower Mall Research Station
    2259 Lower Mall  Room 358
    VancouverBC Canada V6T 1Z4
Student Health Service, Vancouver Campus, Student Services
  • UBC Hospital
    2211 Wesbrook Mall  Room M334, Koerner Pavilion
    VancouverBC Canada V6T 1Z3

Student Health Service offers health care for registered UBC students year-round. Services are provided by family doctors and registered nurses.

Access and Diversity, Student Services
  • Brock Hall
    Room 1203  1874 East Mall
    VancouverBC Canada V6T 1Z1

Access and Diversity works with the University to create an inclusive living and learning environment in which all students can thrive.


More services you might be interested in

Nurses on Campus

Nurses on Campus offer personalized advice and helpful information on a variety of topics each week. Nurses can be found at outreach booths across campus and at the Student Health Service clinic in the UBC Hospital.

Sexual Assault Support Centre

This AMS service provides survivors of sexual assault (female, male, and trans, as well as their friends, family members, and partners) with emotional, medical, and legal support.

Get support from your peers

The Wellness Centre is a friendly, welcoming space for you to ask questions to trained students about things like safer sex, how to manage stress,... Read more
Wellness Centre, Student Services
  • Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
    1961 East Mall  Room 183
    VancouverBC Canada V6T 1Z1

The Wellness Centre is staffed by trained student volunteers who have a passion for mental and physical health promotion.


Request first aid coverage at your next event. Read more
Emergency Medical Aid Team, Student Services

Keep attendees at your event safe with first aid coverage from the Emergency Medical Aid Team. All UBC students, staff, faculty, and University Neighbourhood Association residents can request first aid coverage for their events at the Vancouver campus.

More peer supports you might be interested in


Speakeasy is an AMS service staffed by trained student volunteers and offers peer support, information, and referrals to the UBC community.

Mental Health Awareness Club

The Mental Health Awareness Club provides opportunities to discuss and promote mental health awareness throughout the UBC campus and community.

Mental Health Network

The Mental Health Network coordinates groups on campus and promotes mental health resources.

The Kaleidoscope

A student-run mental health support group that provides a safe, stigma-free environment for individuals living with mental illness in and around the UBC community.

Additional resources

Other resources to explore

There are many great resources for living well, feeling good, and achieiving success. Here are just a few of the sources we recommend exploring.

  • WalkAlong - Your Journey to Mental Wellness

    Take a mental health assessment, find information, and post public or private messages. You can also track your mood, sleep, exercise, and other measures over time.

  • HealthyFamilies BC

    Better manage your own health and reduce chronic disease by focusing on four key areas: proper nutrition, healthy lifestyles, resources for parents, and fostering healthy communities.

  • HeretoHelp

    HeretoHelp helps people better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems and live healthier lives.


    A Canadian resource providing accurate, credible, and up-to-date information and education on sexual health.

  • YouthinBC

    Hosts an online crisis chat service and provides resources on topics like mental health, suicide, sexuality, depression, and stress.

  • Crisis Centre BC

    Provides confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support, to anyone experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

  • bc211

    bc211 connects people with the help they need. Call or text 211 for information and referral to a full range of community, social, and government services.

  • HeadsUpGuys

    For men. About men. HeadsUpGuys offers health strategies for managing and preventing depression. The team of clinicians, researchers, and mental health advocates bring together their expertise and personal experiences to provide this unique resource.

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