Thrive is both a mindset and a week-long series of events focused on building positive mental health for UBC students, faculty, and staff.
Try something new, November 3 to 7, 2014
Whether you attend a Thrive event, change your daily routine, try a new strategy, or reach out for help if you’re facing difficulties, trying something new can help you build positive mental health, feel good, and achieve your goals. Changing your path by trying something new can lead to big benefits to your mental health over time. Learn more.
Get involved with Thrive
Register to host an event, help promote Thrive, or volunteer
You can thrive
Get inspired by Thriving UBC students, staff, and faculty
Talk about mental health
Everyone has mental health, and many face challenges related to mental illness. Help spread the word, reduce the stigma, and encourage everyone at UBC to try something new for positive mental health.
1 in 5
British Columbians will experience a significant mental health problem at some point in their lives (2010, CMHA).
of Canadians aged 15 and older reported that most days were extremely or quite a bit stressful (2010, Statistics Canada).
of people with depression recover and early intervention leads to higher incidence of recovery (National Health Institute).