UBC Resources

UBC has some general advice and resources available for students looking to help a friend who is experiencing mental health issues. They also provide a more free course, called Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) training.

How to access UBC Resources:

Visit the website here for suggestions, information, etc.:

https://students.ubc.ca/health/crisis-support/help-friend

Sign up for QPR training: https://wellbeing.ubc.ca/qprtraining

This initiative is run by botany and zoology grad students and faculty with the goal of providing better mental health support to grad students. We host stress-relieving events, wellness workshops, provide access to teaching faculty mentors, and advocate for your mental wellness to the departments. Find out more here.

ABOUT THE BOTANY AND ZOOLOGY WELLNESS INITIATIVE