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Editorial: Health Literacy

Health literacy can help you evaluate information for credibility and quality, where to find help for health issues, how to understand medical information, and how to safely manage the use of medication; and it can vastly improve your comprehension of the factors that go into making healthy choices.

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Resources and Tools to Support Mental Health

We have many tools and resources to help you understand and then support your mental health, we have put these all together in one place to help you on your journey.

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Tips to help you choose a counsellor

Tips to help you choose a counsellor

Finding the therapist, like any practitioner and client relationship, the better the fit the more productive the sessions will be. Here are some tips to help you find the right counsellor.

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Register for the Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge!

The Stair Challenge is Back! Dust off those running shoes because the 2021 Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge for faculty and staff faculty is on July 5 - August 2, 2021.

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Indigenous health leaders making a difference during the pandemic

Guest article: Yazmeen Wardman. In the lead-up to National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), we are showcasing Indigenous leaders in health who have worked to help keep British Columbians safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 paid sick leave

In May 2021, the BC government amended the Employment Standards Act to provide three days of COVID-19 paid sick leave. This new COVID-19 paid sick leave provision applies to UBC employees in certain non-unionized roles, as well as employees who do not accrue paid sick leave. 

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