Health and Safety

Need some help but not sure where to turn? Concerned about your health or safety? You’ve come to the right place.

Counselling Services – Free, professional and confidential counselling is available in to all UBC students in the form of drop-in or scheduling appointments, and personal or group sessions.

AMS Safewalk – If you’re stuck walking across campus alone in the dark, call AMS Safewalk. A two-person, co-ed team will escort you anywhere on campus.

Access & Diversity – Access and Diversity works to create an inclusive living and learning environment for all students.

Equity Office – Provides support, assistance, and information on concerns of discrimination and harassment.

Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) – Provides non-judgmental emotional, medical, and legal support for survivors of sexual assault. All services are free and strictly confidential.

AMS Speakeasy – A confidential service that provides peer counselling and crisis support to the UBC Community. Drop-ins and phone calls are welcome. No problem is too big or too small.

QPR Suicide Prevention Program – QPR Gatekeeper Training provides the knowledge needed to reach out to a friend, peer, student, family member, or colleague who may be experiencing suicidality and connect them to resources that will help.  QPR Gatekeepers are those in a position to recognize the warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide. Once trained, Gatekeepers have the knowledge needed to assist someone in crisis.

Student Health Services – Located at the UBC Hospital, this clinic run especially for students provides medical and counselling services.

Wellness Centre – Specially trained Wellness Peers provide you with information on wellbeing, including healthy eating, sleep, safe sex, stress management, etc. Located in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Online Crisis Support – Chat online or over the phone with specially trained listeners who can guide and support you. A service provided by the Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of British Columbia.

Suicide Hotline – 1.800.SUICIDE (1.800.784.2433)
A service provided by the Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of British Columbia.