Additional Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources for MPT Students

  • Click here to download the UBC Health and Wellbeing resource sheet.
  • Counselling Services: When you drop into Counselling Services, you can book a same-day appointment with a Wellness Advisor. Wellness Advisors are trained Master-level counsellors who meet with 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.
  • 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. UBC SAP can help you with a wide range of concerns to support your mental, emotional, physical and financial health, and will give you the option of getting help through the website, through the mobile app or by phone at 1-833-590-1328 (toll-free). 
  • Student Health Services: Student Health Services offers a wide range of health assessments and treatments provided by doctors, nurses, and specialists. You can book an appointment by phone, in person or online.
  • The Wellness Centre: At the Wellness Centre, Wellness Peer Educators are trained student volunteers who can answer your questions, talk with you, and recommend resources for everyday concerns related to health, relationships, and workload.
  • Centre for Accessibility: The Centre for Accessibility facilitates disability-related accommodations and programming initiatives designed to remove barriers for students with disabilities and ongoing medical conditions.
  • Help a friend: How to help if you’re concerned about a friend who is feeling hopeless or thinking of harming themselves.


If you need crisis support or you’re currently in distress, the following resources are available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week:


  • Mind Health BC: take an online mental health assessment and find resources.
  • check physical health symptoms and find resources
  • Here to help: learn and assess mental health and substance use resources
  • Here2Talk – Provides all students currently registered in a BC post-secondary institution with access to free, confidential counselling and community referral services, conveniently available 24/7 via app, phone, and web.
  • Therapy Assisted Online (TAO): Self-Help Sign up for a free, secure, and private account with your UBC email. Learn about managing stress, anxiety, anger, problem-solving, and relationships. Evaluate your alcohol and drug use.
  • Group counselling programs – Online programs are available for you through UBC Student Health.
  • find resources, and helpful tips organized by topic.



  • AMS Safewalk provides a transportation service that will accompany students, staff, and visitors who feel unsafe walking alone, across campus.
  • Campus Security works towards making the campus a safe environment in numerous ways, from heading Secure Access to providing personal safety services and technologies and hosting security and safety workshops.
  • Graduate student safety: Everyone plays a role in making UBC’s Vancouver campus a safe and welcoming place. A number of resources are available to ensure graduate student safety on campus.



  • Sexual Violence and Prevention Response Office (SVPRO) is a safe place for faculty, staff and students who have experienced sexual assault regardless of identity, expression or orientation, regardless of when or where it took place.
  • AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) is part of the AMS Student Society and is committed to the education and support of all survivors of sexualized violence.