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The following resources are available to UBC graduate students who are seeking counselling support.

  • The Kaleidoscope is a confidential peer-run mental health support group that takes place on campus at least once a week. You may attend the group if you are experiencing any kind of mental health related challenges, or if you’re just feeling stressed about school in general. Registration is not required to attend the group. See the website for meeting times and locations. Food and drink are provided.
  • UBC Counselling Services offers a variety of resources to help you maintain your mental health while in school. You may see a counsellor on an individual basis, attend group counselling, or to document an illness if you require academic concession.
  • UBC Wellness Centre provides a venue for you to speak with other students about managing stress, keeping healthy sleep and eating patterns, concerns about safe sex and more.
  • Student Health Services provides a variety of healthcare services, including access to doctors and registered nurses to help you maintain your health while studying.
  • Mood Disorders Clinic UBC is a psychiatric program designed specifically to treat individuals living with depression or bipolar disorder.
  • BC Crisis Center is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization that provides emotional support to youth, adults, and seniors in crisis in BC. Crisis line available 24/7.
  • Distress Line (Phone number: 1-800-Suicide). If you are in distress or are worried about someone in distress who may hurt themselves, call 1-800-SUICIDE 24 hours a day to connect to a BC crisis line, without a wait or busy signal.