Peer Support provides free, confidential, one-on-one peer support for UBC students and staff facing a wide variety of challenges.
What to Expect
Book A Session today
Peer Support is now open for all peers with a valid UBC student ID!
Book a session today at https://calendly.com/amspeersupport
Here are two resources you can also refer to:
- CRISIS CENTRE
Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Available 24/7 and in over 140 languages.
Greater Vancouver: 604-872-3311
- Student Health Services
2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1
EDUCATION & OUTREACH PROGRAMS
SAFER SUBSTANCE USE DURING COVID-19 WORKSHOP
Learn all about harm reduction practices and resources available for safer substance use in the context of COVID-19. This is a synchronous, virtual workshop available to all UBC students, staff, and community members free of charge!
This workshop will be held over Zoom on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 6:30pm. REGISTER HERE
OPIOID OVERDOSE FIRST AID TRAINING
Learn about the current accidental drug poisoning crisis in BC, how to recognize an accidental drug poisoning, and how to respond to an accidental drug poisoning. You will learn the “SAVE ME” steps to overdose first aid and will learn about places to access naloxone on campus. This is NOT a naloxone training, facilitators will not be showing you how to administer naloxone.
This training event will be held in-person in the NEST Room 2306/2309 on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 4:30pm. REGISTER HERE
*If you do not get a chance to register, you can still attend if there is space! Just swing by NEST 2306/2309 on the day of!*
WORKSHOPS BY REQUEST
If you would like the Peer Support team to faciliate a workshop to your UBC student group free-of-charge, please contact Elliott Gee, E&O Assistant Coordinator at email@example.com.
We currently offer the following workshops:
- Beating Burnout
- Cannabasics: Cannabis Harm Reduction 101
- Safer Substance Use during COVID-19
- Succeeding Behind the Screens (Strategies for Success in Online School)
Join the Peer Support Team
SOCIAL MEDIA VOLUNTEERS
AMS Peer Support is currently seeking Social Media volunteers for the 2021/22 academic year. Applications close on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 11:59pm PDT. APPLY HERE
OTHER VOLUNTEER POSITIONS
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be added to our email list and notified when we begin the next round of hiring for other volunteer positions.