Health and Wellness Resources for Students

Explore resources to help you stay physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy. For up-to-date information on wellness resources, log in to the Student Services Portal on Canvas.

  • Health and Wellness Resources at our College

    Wellness Wheel 
    While good nutrition and active living are important to our well-being, there are other aspects of our lives that contribute to our wellness. Explore the Wellness Wheel tool. 

    Corpus Christi College Staff Directory 
    Find out who to contact at the College for a variety of topics and concerns. We are here for you!

    Student Services Portal
    Student Services encompasses a variety of offices that are here to support your success. Through the Student Services Portal on Canvas, registered students can access important information in one place, including staff contact information, wellness resources, Student Resource Centre services, Student Life events, and career development and experiential learning opportunities.

    Student Life
    The extracurricular activities that take place outside of the classroom are what make life fun, interesting, and memorable. Find out about events, experiential learning programs, leadership opportunities, and more. 

    Student Resource Centre 
    The SRC helps students by providing them opportunities to be equipped to learn and empowered to succeed. Access learning resources, academic accommodations, writing help, and more.

  • In-person wellness information in the UBC Life Building

    Wellness Peers

    Nurse on Campus 
    Registered nurses from UBC Student Health Service can give you personalized tips, resources, and health advice. It's confidential, free and there is no appointment needed.

  • Online tools

    A free and confidential program to access single-session 24/7/365 mental health support and community referral services via app, phone, and web.

    Take an online mental health assessment and access mental health resources for yourself or someone you know.

    Learn more about mental health, mental illness, and substance use problems, as well as access quality resources for these topics.

    Student Services at Corpus Christi College and UBC
    Find and access student wellness resources available at our Colleges, organized by topic.

    Check physical health symptoms and find resources for public and personal health.

  • Coaching, wellness advising, and counselling

    UBC Student Assistance Program (SAP)
    Offered by Aspiria, the UBC Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a free, 24/7 wellness resource for students. Services include personal counselling, life coaching, group programs and more based on your needs.
    • Call toll-free within North America – 1-833-590-1328
    • Call toll-free outside North America – 1-604-757-9734
    • Visit the Aspiria Website

    Aspiria is free for students on the AMS/GSS Health Plan. If you are not part of the AMS/GSS Health Plan, your extended health insurance may cover a similar type of service.

    UBC Counselling Services 
    UBC Counselling Services offers drop-in virtual counselling appointments, wellness advising online appointments, group counselling programs, and more. 

    UBC Counselling Services are included for students on the AMS/GSS Health Plan.

  • Sexual violence support

    Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office
    The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO) is a confidential place for those who have experienced, or been impacted by, any form of sexual or gender-based violence, harassment, or ham, regardless of where or when it took place. Book a consultation or appointment with a Support Specialist, get help in finding a safe place to stay, arrange academic concessions, and more

  • Urgent mental health support

    Urgent Care Centre at UBC Hospital
    • Phone: 604-822-7121
    • Daily, 8:00am to 10:00pm

    Crisis Centre BC (24/7)
    If you are in crisis, distress, or having thoughts of suicide, help is available! Crisis Centre BC is here to listen, here to help – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    • 1-800-SUICIDE: 1-800-784-2433
    • Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789

    Vancouver General Hospital's Access and Assessment Centre
    ​The Access and Assessment Centre (AAC) is here to help you, your family member or your friend during a non-life threatening mental health and/or substance use issue.
    • Phone: 604-675-3700
    • Daily, 7:30am to 11:00 pm

    Emergency Services
    Call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest emergency department.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where can I learn more?

    • Visit the Wellness Centre in the UBC Life Building to talk to a Wellness Peer about stress and coping strategies, taking care of your physical and mental health, and resources on and off-campus. The Wellness Centre offers workshops on a wide range of wellbeing topics. You can attend as an individual or book one for your group.
    • Registered nurses from UBC Student Health Service set up booths around campus each week, where you can get personalized tips, resources, and health advice.
    • Headspace is an app to learn to meditate and live mindfully (App store or Google Play).
    • is an interactive tool to help people with depression and low mood.

  • What happens when I drop in at UBC Counselling Services?

    • If you're feeling persistently stressed, anxious, or sad, you can make an appointment with a Wellness Advisor at UBC Counselling Services. When you drop-in to Counselling Services, you can book a same-day appointment with a Wellness Advisor, based on availability.
    • Wellness Advisors are Masters-level counsellors who meet students for a one-time 15-20 minute assessment. They'll listen to your needs and connect you with resources to best help you reach your goals. This could include self-directed resources, workshops, and coaching, group therapy, or individual therapy.

  • What is available for St. Mark's College graduate students?

    All of the resources listed on this website are available for graduate students. The Wellness Centre at UBC also has graduate Wellness Peers.

  • What is available for indigenous students?

    • In addition to all of the resources listed on this webpage, Indigenous students can access support from counsellors at the UBC First Nations Longhouse.
    • 24/7 support is available from the First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Helpline (1-855-242-3310) and Online Chat.

  • What is available for International students?

    All of the resources listed on this handout are available for international students. Learn more.

  • When should I call 911?

    • If you or someone you know experiences these signs, seek medical help right away:
    • Active thoughts of suicide with a plan or suicide attempt.
    • Loss of touch with reality, hallucinations or disorganized thinking.
    • Experiencing an alcohol or other drug overdose or trouble remaining conscious.
    • Immediate concerns about yourself or another person's safety.

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