Mental health

Your mental health and resilience support your ability to cope and thrive in a complex and challenging world.

Discover services, programs, and resources available to support mental health and wellbeing in your workplace.

Through awareness, education, and skill building you can contribute to safe, healthy and supportive communities at UBC.

Helping faculty and staff in distress

In your role, you may be the first person to see signs that a colleague is in distress. Use the Orange Folder guide to learn commons signs of distress, and the steps you can take to offer assistance.

Self-paced learning opportunities

Sign up for self-guided or facilitated programs that cover a range topics like positive coping strategies, self-care and workplace wellbeing.

UBC Thrive

UBC Thrive is a mindset and a month-long series of events focused on helping everyone at UBC explore their path to mental health.

Extended Health & Dental Provider: Sun Life

Phone: 1-800-661-7334 or 1-800-361-6212
Web: mysunlife.ca

Active Plan Group Number: 025205
Member ID: your 7-digit UBC employee ID number

Retirement & Survivor Benefits Plan Group Number: 020605
Member ID: your 7-digit UBC employee ID number

Need crisis counselling?

Call the LifeWorks Care Access Centre at 1-800-387-4765 to chat with a counsellor.

Health & Wellbeing Disclaimer

The wellbeing information on this website is provided as information only and should not serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, or treatment from qualified physicians, mental health care providers, or other health care providers.  External resources have been carefully selected but are not produced by UBC and UBC is not responsible for the content nor does UBC endorse products or services mentioned on these sites.  Suggested links and resources are intended to educate but not to replace UBC policies, procedures or advice from health professionals.

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