Health and Wellness Resources
Lists of resources that are available for graduate students which may be internal or external
The AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan provides extended health and dental coverage, specifically designed for students to cover expenses not covered by basic health care plans. This plan covers expenses such as prescription drugs, dental care, travel health coverage, vision care, and more. Students can apply for subsidies in case of genuine financial hardship. For more information: https://gss.ubc.ca/health-dental
Offers self-help tools to manage mental health, stress, and relationship problems, among others. There are also resources to talk to health professionals, stay healthy, and crisis support.
Is the first point of contact for all of your mental health concerns.
UBC offers resources to foster your wellbeing as an individual and to support a healthy work environment. These resources are available to improve your physical wellbeing, mental health, workplace accessibility, among others.
The GSS compiled a list of resources for many factors that may contribute to students’ mental health.
Exists to provide sexual health information for all UBC students and increase access to sexual health and pleasure products.
Includes resources for students living in residence like counselling, food and nutrition, and chaplains, among others.
The AMS offers multiple free, and confidential services for students such as safewalk (needing someone walk with you on campus after dark) or peer support (just needing someone to listen to you).
Provides conflict resolution services and is an impartial body. This can help students with mental health when they are under conflict-induced mental pressure.
Works to build a community where equity and inclusion are embedded in all areas of academic, work and campus life.
Provides free and confidential services to UBC students, staff, faculty connected to the UBC -Vancouver campus.
The AMS resource groups are a collection of advocacy groups raising awareness for societal issues. Current groups include The Pride Collective for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community at UBC Vancouver, Disabilities United Collective who create a safe and supportive community for disabled students on UBC campus, The UBC Social Justice Centre that serves all students interested in finding progressive solutions to societal and global injustice, The Student Environment Centre (SEC), and The Women’s Centre.
Aims to remove barriers for students with disabilities and ongoing medical conditions.
Resources available for students who are curious or want to join a religious organization.