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    Visit us at Health and Wellness!
    We are located on the 3rd Floor of the University Centre (UNC) in Room 337.  Counsellors, nurse-clinicians and our physician are happy to assist you.  Please book an appointment in advance when possible. We also see walk-in students from 10am-4pm, but keep in mind their may be a wait list.
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    Fall and winter hours
    From September 2017 to April 2018, Health and Wellness will be open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday. The office is open over the lunch hour however, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm the telephone system will direct your call to the answering machine to allow our staff to have their lunch break.
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    Book an Appointment
    To schedule an appointment with us call 250-807-9270. Please note that without a 2 hours cancellation notice, you will be fined a missed appointment fee: $30.00 for a standard visit, $50.00 for an extended visit or procedure appointment.

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Our mission at UBC Okanagan Health and Wellness is to promote student body, mind and spirit wellness within a healthy and sustainable campus environment. We support the health and well-being of students. Wellbeing is a foundation of educational achievement. Welcome to UBC Okanagan--we hope that you have a healthy, happy, and successful time while studying at UBCO!

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The Health and Wellness Centre includes the Health Clinic, Counselling and Campus Health.  We work closely together to provide excellence in health care. And we have fun at the same time! 

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News and Updates

Naloxone Training

September 21, 2017

Naloxone Training begins this week with  the first session being held Thursday September 21 from 4pm to 4:45pm in UNC 334. Check out our Events and workshops calendar for more details. 

Daily Mindfulness Drop-in Sessions

Weekdays 12:15-12:45, UNC 328

As the semester workload has begun to take hold, smartUBC (Stress Management And Resiliency Techniques) is offering daily drop-in sessions for students seeking to manage stress and improve their overall self-care and resiliency. More information on this mindfulness training program is available here, as well as through the UBCO faculty of Education for more information on mindfulness.

Empower Me by Studentcare

A new 24/7 service providing counselling support for UBCO students is available through UBCSUO's Studentcare. Consult this handout for more information on how to access this service

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Kelowna Diabetes Program Pizza Night!

October 5th, 2017 6-8pm

Kelowna Health Services, 505 Doyle St.

Interior Health's diabetes program in Kelowna is hosting a pizza night to help connect young adults living with Type 1 Diabetes. This free event includes guest speakers, information on how to manage type 1 diabetes, A1C testing and of course PIZZA!


"Accepting Our Bodies" Support Group

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Kelowna is offering a support group to provide education, resources, and a healthy safe environment for individuals to promote body acceptance.  This informal group will explore wellness and self-compassion through positive peer discussion.  No referral is needed.  

When: 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, at 1:00pm
Where: CMHA Kelowna's Wellness Development Centre
504 Sutherland Ave.
Contact: Jayme.Metzger@cmha.bc.ca

*Please refer to CMHA's Accepting Our Bodies Promotional Poster for details.


Carfentanil Presence in Interior Health

March 2017

Please see the latest news release regarding Carfentanil presence in the Interior Health region: Carfentanil in IHA




Key Information

Crisis Response

If you're experiencing a crisis during our regular office hours, please call 250 807 9270 or come to UNC 337.

If our office is closed, call UBCO security at their emergency number of 250 807 8111.

If you have experienced a sexual assault, please refer to these resources and UBCO's Sexual Violence Response page

If you have concerns about a drug overdose and would like to learn about prevention, please refer to these tips and resources.

Emergency Numbers

  • Health and Wellness 250 807 9270
    (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm)
  • Security 250 807 8111 (emergency)
  • Security 250 807 9236 (non emergency)
  • 24 Hour Crisis line 1 800 784 2433
    (1 800 SUICIDE)
  • Emergency Services 911
  • 24 Hour Nurses Help Line 811

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