Your mental health during COVID-19

Managing your mental health

During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may experience fear, stress, worry, and isolation—these feelings are natural when facing threats that are beyond our control. 

Below are articles and resources to help you manage your mental health during these challenging times.

Supportive articles

Read information to help you manage your stress and anxiety in response to COVID-19.

  • Understanding Stress
    Know how to recognize your signs of stress and manage the stress response.
  • Psychology Today
    Learn how to stay emotionally healthy during the coronavirus outbreak.
  • World Health Organization
    See ways you can support the mental and psychological wellbeing of yourself and others.
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
    Explore a list of services and resources for self-care, workplace wellness, and caring for others.
  • Anxiety Canada
    Consider specific steps to take if you’re anxious or worried about your current situation.
  • Foundry BC
    If you're planning to use substances, learn how to use them safely during COVID-19.

Additional resources

There are many online or phone services and resources available to UBC students, whether it’s to virtually meet a health professional, connect with a peer, or browse self-help topics.

See your options