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Health and wellbeing
Crisis support 24/7
Talk to a health professional
Student Health ServiceAccessible within British Columbia
Book a telehealth or in-person appointment with a doctor or nurse for help with your health concerns. Appointments may be booked online or by phone.
Counselling ServicesAccessible within British Columbia
Book a same-day, single session counselling appointment, join a group counselling program, talk to a Wellness Advisor, and more.
UBC Student Assistance Program by AspiriaAccessible anywhere in the world
Receive free, personal counselling and life coaching, accessible 24/7. Choose to receive support in your preferred language (if available), via video chat, or email.
Virtual Group CounsellingAccessible within British Columbia
Share your health and wellbeing concerns, such as stress, anxiety, or depression, in an encouraging and supporting environment. Meet virtually with other UBC students going through similar experiences.
AMS/GSS student health benefits for counsellingAccessible within Canada
If you access psychotherapy services from a licensed psychologist, registered clinical counsellor, or therapist with a Master’s degree in Social Work, you can submit your receipts for up to $1,000 reimbursement per policy year.
Foundry BC counselling appAvailable in British Columbia
If you’re aged 12 to 24, use the app to schedule a virtual counselling appointment, find peer support, or join a youth group or workshop.
Nurse on CampusAccessible within UBC Vancouver campus
Nurses from Student Health Service can answer questions regarding your medical or health concerns. Visit a registered nurse during drop-in hours on campus for free, confidential support.
MedimapAccessible within British Columbia
See available walk-in clinics in British Columbia, including their wait times, and book an appointment before visiting the location.
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness HelplineAccessible within Canada
If you are an Indigenous student, get immediate mental health counselling or crisis intervention by phone or chat counselling at any time.
Here2TalkAccessible anywhere in the world
Get started with free, 24/7 single-session counselling by phone or online chat for all UBC students.
Wellness CentreAccessible anywhere in the world
Ask the Info Desk for health-related resources, learn about health topics online through the Canvas course, and explore tips and strategies to support your wellbeing.
AMS Peer SupportAccessible anywhere in the world
Run by students, for students, AMS offers free, one-on-one, and confidential conversations with trained volunteers, available online or in-person during the school year.
UBC Student Recovery CommunityAccessible anywhere in the world
Connect with other students in a welcoming and inclusive space to learn about recovery from addiction to alcohol, drugs, and addictive behaviours.
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.
UBC Life BlogAccessible anywhere in the world
Read tips and resources from students on staying healthy and active.
Taking care of your physical health
UBC RecreationAccessible within British Columbia
Participate in your favourite sport, drop in to a fitness class, challenge yourself with a UBC tradition, or try something completely new.
Get Active at HomeAccessible anywhere in the world
Drop in to virtual fitness classes, see tips for exercises, and more, from UBC Recreation.