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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. The Health and Wellness Centre includes the Health Clinic, Counselling and Campus Health (health promotion and education on campus). We work closely together to provide excellence in health care.
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News and Updates
Hours of Operation
We are open Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. You can find us in UNC 337 and can reach us at 250-807-9270. The Health and Wellness physician, Dr. Cher Hume is available for appointments from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 9:00 to 4:00 on Tuesdays. Please drop by the Health and Wellness unit, or call us to book an appointment with Dr. Hume.
The legislation to use cannabis for recreational use in Canada has been passed (Bill C-45) and is effective October 17, 2018. We ask that all campus members familiarize themselves with Canada's Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines (please click the link for the full pdf).
Groups and supports
Please click on the following link for full details: Lowering your anxiety is being offered in partnership with Connect (previously known as the Kelowna Family Center).
The Okanagan Counselling Group in partnership with Health and Wellness is offering the following group:
The YMCA is offering the Y-mindfulness groups at UBC O; please contact Health and Wellness for more information.
The Salvation Army offers a grief group Tuesdays, Sept 25 for six weeks at the Community Life Center, 200 Rutland Road South. Ask for more details at the Health and Wellness office.
Daily Mindfulness at UBC O
Mental health resources on line and in Kelowna area
Please check the resources available on our updated (September 2018) resource list.
Red Frogs support network provide a grocery shuttle every Tuesday at 630 and 730, departing from F lot.
Some of you have asked about our statistics. More will be coming but in the interim, here is a brief look at our stats over the past three years.
The Naloxone Home Program offers a simple online training course to equip you to stop an overdose.
Health and Wellness will offer a free kit and injection demo to those who present a certificate of training. Please call and speak with our reception staff or email us for more information.
Crisis Response & Emergency Numbers
Emergency Services: 911
Health & Wellness: For a crisis during regular office hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm), please call 250 807 9270 or come to UNC 337.
UBCO security: For a crisis outside of office hours, security's emergency number is: 250 807 8111. For non-emergencies: 250 807 9236.
Drug Overdose: For information on drug use and overdose prevention please refer to these tips and resources.
24 Hour Nurses Help Line: 811