Faculty and staff mental health resources

Many of us are adjusting to changes in our work, uncertainty, and disruptions to our personal lives. As we navigate these unprecedented times, it is important to consider ways to support your mental health and resilience. 

There are many things you can do to make your mental health a priority. The first step is to understand the factors that contribute to overall mental health and those that make it more difficult for us to cope with challenges. Every November we focus on mental health during our Thrive campaign, but you can review those resources anytime including our Learn About Mental Health page, which has lots of information to get you started on your journey to understand mental health. 

Getting support for mental health issues

There are many resources available to help you with the challenges you are facing. For example, through your UBC Benefit Plan, you have access to free and confidential counselling on a range of topics.

You might also be looking for support for a colleague, friend or family member who is struggling with various issues. Read more about helping staff and faculty in distress. The UBC Reach Out page contains both UBC and external mental health resources for all campus audiences.

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Support for managers and teams

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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