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.

UBC Thrive runs November 1-30. 

Mental health literacy is a key component to building the mental health and resilience of UBC’s people and communities. It involves understanding how to obtain and maintain positive mental health, understanding mental disorders and their treatments, decreasing stigma related to mental disorders, and understanding how to seek help effectively 1.

Thrive promotes mental health literacy for all at UBC by:

  • Promoting knowledge of mental health and how to foster and maintain it
  • Reflecting and celebrating the diversity of experiences related to mental health at UBC
  • Ensuring our actions and communications are informed by evidence in the field of mental health

Learn more

  • Visit thrive.ubc.ca for information about the events that are held annually, during the month of  November.
  • Access the Thrive calender here
  • Check out our mental health resources to equip you with a wide range of tools and strategies in support of mental health for UBC staff, faculty and postdocs.

1 Kutcher et al., 2016, p.155; Whitley, Smith, & Vaillancourt, 2012; Whitley & Gooderham, 2016

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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