For information and updates relating to COVID-19 and UBC’s response, visit covid19.ubc.ca.

Managing Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

For Vantage Program One students, or any UBC students, who are looking for counselling and self-help resources, please refer to the list below regarding any assistance you may need during this time.

**Note: If you are reaching out to UBC Counselling Services, please identify yourself as a UBC Vantage College Student.**

Ongoing resources for all students (Updated: May 2020) :

Student Services Website
Up-to-date information about accessing student resources and services during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Wellness Centre Online
While the physical Wellness Centre is temporarily closed during the COVID-19 outbreak, Wellness Centre: Online is a space for engaging in topics relevant to your wellbeing, wherever you are. The Wellness Centre staff are partnering with campus professionals to offer online social connection, physical activity and mental wellness programs. Students can self-enroll

Students within BC:

  • UBC Counselling Services                                                                                                                                          Counselling Services appointments are all being offered by phone during the COVID-19 outbreak. Students can call Counselling Services, 604 822 3811, to schedule an appointment by phone.
  • EmpowerMe
    Get online or phone counselling on topics you’re concerned about, free for UBC students. 
  • TAO Self-help resources
    Manage your well-being with tools on stress, relationship problems, substance use, and more. Register with a UBC email, which you can set up for free.
  • Crisis Centre BC
    If you or someone you know is feeling hopeless or at risk of harm, call or chat online with a crisis responder any time.
  • Here2Talk
    Free, confidential counselling and community referral services, available 24/7 via app, phone and web.

Students within North America but outside of BC:

  • EmpowerMe
    Get online or phone counselling on topics you’re concerned about, free for UBC students. 
  • TAO Self-help resources
    Manage your well-being with tools on stress, relationship problems, substance use, and more. Register with a UBC email, which you can set up for free
  • Here2Talk
    Free, confidential counselling and community referral services, available 24/7 via app, phone and web.

Students outside of North America:

  • TAO Self-help resources
    Manage your well-being with tools on stress, relationship problems, substance use, and more. Register with a UBC email, which you can set up for free.
  • Here2Talk
    Free, confidential counselling and community referral services, available 24/7 via app, phone and web.