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
Build your positive mental health. Attend a Thrive event, change your daily routine, try a new strategy, or reach out for help if you’re facing difficulties.
Attend a Thrive event
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).