Health and wellbeing

Explore the health resources available to you and get connected to the ones that meet your needs.

Finding health support

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Talk to a health professional

  • Student Health Service
    Accessible within British Columbia

    Book an appointment online or in-person with a doctor or medical professional for help with your health concerns.
  • Counselling Services
    Accessible within British Columbia
    Learn about services Counselling Services offers to UBC students, including online options, wellness advising, and more.
  • UBC Student Assistance Program by Aspiria 
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Receive free, 24/7 personal counselling and life coaching, offered in many languages through phone, video-counselling, or e-counselling.
  • Virtual Group Counselling
    Accessible within British Columbia
    Join a virtual group and share your health and wellbeing concerns in an encouraging and supportive environment.
  • Nurse on Campus
    Accessible within UBC Vancouver campus
    Visit a registered nurse during drop-in hours for confidential, free, and in-person support.
  • Medimap
    Accessible within British Columbia
    See available walk-in clinics and wait times, and book an appointment before visiting the location
  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Helpline
    Accessible within Canada
    If you are an indigenous student, get immediate mental health counselling or crisis intervention by phone or chat counselling at any time.
  • Here2Talk
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Get started with free, 24/7 single-session counselling by phone or online chat for all UBC students

  • Wellness Together Canada 
    Accessible anywhere in the world

    Complete a free mental health online assessment and connect to online wellness resources or get counselling if you’re a Canadian by phone, text, or video.

Peer resources

  • Wellness Centre Online
    Accessible anywhere in the world

    Connect with Wellness Navigators and Peers to learn about health-related resources available to you, or get access to tips and strategies to support your wellbeing.
  • AMS Peer Support
    Accessible anywhere in the world

    Get free, one-on-one, and confidential support online from trained volunteers.

  • UBC Student Recovery Community on Instagram
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Connect with other students in a welcoming and inclusive space to learn about recovery from addiction to alcohol, drugs, and/or addictive behaviours.

Self-help tools

  • Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Manage your well-being with tools for stress, relationship problems, substance use, and more. Register with a UBC email, which you can set up for free.
  • UBC Life Blog
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Read tips and resources from students on staying healthy and active.
  • Get active at home
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Drop in to virtual fitness classes, see tips for exercises, and more, from UBC Recreation.

  • MindHealth BC
    Accessible in British Columbia
    Take an online assessment and find resources to support your mental health.

Taking care of your physical health

  • UBC REC
    Accessible within British Columbia
    Explore virtual and in-person fitness and recreation experiences available at UBC for students.

  • UBC Recreation updates
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    See the latest information about on-campus recreation facilities, activities, and programs during this time.

  • Get Active at Home
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Drop in to virtual fitness classes, see tips for exercises, and more, from UBC Recreation.
  • Food and nutrition
    Accessible anywhere in the world
    Get tips and advice on nutrition, or speak with a UBC dietician.