Building mental health: Tools and resources for staff and faculty

The resources listed below are from both UBC and external organizations, and they address some of the most common questions people have about:

  • understanding and building their own mental health,
  • where to find support, including counselling, and
  • talking about mental health issues in the workplace.

Understanding and building mental health

There are many things you can do to make your mental health a priority. The first step is often better understanding the factors that contribute to our mental health and those that make it more challenging for us to cope with challenges. The resources below are a good place to start.

UBC Resources

External Resources

Getting support for mental health issues

There are many resources available to help you with the challenges you are facing. For example, through your UBC Benefit Plan, you have access to free and confidential counselling on a range of topics.

You might also be looking for support for a colleague, friend or family member who is struggling with various issues. Read more about helping staff and faculty in distress.

UBC Resources

External resources

External resources are not produced by UBC and UBC is not responsible for the content. Links are intended to educate but not to replace UBC policies or procedures.