EFAP Support Services for You and Your Eligible Dependents:
Free Health Coaching
Looking for information and tools to better understand health issues? UBC’s EFAP provider, Shepell, offers health coaching that includes teaching you how to make changes to be well and stay well, as well as motivating you to reach your lifestyle goals.
Registered nurses and occupational health nurses provide personalized and interactive support for a wide range of health matters, including weight management, exercise, nutrition, responsible alcohol use, smoking cessation, and information about preventing and managing health conditions.
Free Expert Advice from Naturopathic Doctors
Naturopathic services through EFAP provide a natural and holistic approach to the maintenance of good health. By accessing these services, you can have your health examined and learn how to make lifestyle changes that will benefit your health.
Naturopathic doctors offer customized support in a variety of health areas, including physiology, diet, lifestyle, sleep, aging, boosting immunity and energy levels, and illness prevention strategies.
Free Nutrition Support Services
Shepell’s Nutrition Support Services can help you make positive changes in your diet and address issues such as weight loss or weight gain, eating routines and lifestyle changes. You can also connect with a registered dietitian who can assess your eating habits, identify dietary concerns and answer nutrition-related questions.
If you need support or immediate help, call the Shepell Care Access Centre at 1-800-387-4765.
Extended Health Benefits: Coverage for a Range of Health Services
The UBC Extended Health Benefits plan aims to promote the continued health and wellbeing of staff and faculty. Benefits include coverage for a wide range of services, including paramedical practitioners such as physiotherapists, registered massage therapists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, podiatrists and more.
The following two articles by Shepell, UBC’s EFAP provider, can support you with tools to improve and maintain your physical health:
Note: Please enter “University of British Columbia” as your organization to access these articles.