For the HR community of practice
In our last HR Studio on Nov. 4, several attendees requested more information on how they can support faculty with their mental health. We have a list of resources compiled by Miranda Massie, HR Health Promotion Coordinator. Please share this with your faculty and with staff who support faculty.
Mental Health Resources for Faculty or for Supporting Faculty at UBC:
- Mental Health Resource Sheets for
- The “Working at UBC” page has the latest news, research, contacts, accomplishments related to those working at UBC
- Health UBC Newsletter Thriving Faculty column: How faculty at UBC find ways to Thrive in their own words
- Mindfulness and Meditation resources/training
Supporting Student Wellbeing
- Thrive at UBC Resources for Faculty: Benefits of wellbeing activities in the classroom; ways to integrate mental health into curriculum; activity guide for promoting mental health among students
- Resources for Supporting Student Success: Thrive 2015
- Mental Health Training for faculty
If you would like to schedule a session in your unit to learn more about mental health resources for faculty, please contact Miranda Massie.
Concerns About Students
If you or your faculty are concerned about a student’s wellbeing, you can use the Early Alert system. You can also assist a student who is in distress. If you have immediate safety concerns for yourself or others, call 911, then call Campus Security at 604-822-2222.