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Promote & Plan Thrive

There are many ways to take part in Thrive and support mental health and resilience at UBC. Whether you want to host an event, share supports with students, faculty, or staff, or simply help us spread the word that mental health matters, we thank you for helping us learn to Thrive together at UBC! 

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Host a Thrive event 


You can play a role during Thrive by hosting an in-person or virtual event or activity supporting mental health literacy during the month of November. An event can be an existing program that you already host or one designed specifically for Thrive. 

The Thrive Partner Guide is full of helpful tips for planning and promoting your Thrive event. Ready to sign up? Register as a Thrive partner, or add your event to the Thrive calendar!

Become a Thrive partner 
Thrive partner guide

Submit an event to the Thrive Calendar

Land Acknowledgement Resources 

Resources to read & watch on your own:

Suggested Resource: CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Online Land Acknowledgement Resources.

Next Steps: After watching these videos, try drafting your own personal, authentic land acknowledgement. You can use the resources below to develop your knowledge further.

Further Resources:

When you’re ready for more consultation:

CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Virtual Coffee Drop-ins: Indigenous Initiatives‘ Virtual Coffee Drop-ins are a great place to explore how to offer meaningful land acknowledgements at UBC, connect with others on the same learning path, or get to know their team.


Apply for & get reimbursed for a Thrive Grant

UBC Vancouver and Okanagan Thrive Grants have been fully allocated for 2023.

Thrive Grant Reimbursement

To get reimbursed for your UBC Vancouver Thrive Grant, please refer to the following documents:

Promote Thrive & your event

Help promote Thrive by emailing your group or network, re-sharing on social media, or attending an event. 

Communications Resources

Here, you will find links to social media graphics, editable posters, pre-loaded newsletter content, social media posts, and more! To edit, open pdfs in Adobe Acrobat and go to "edit pdf."

2023 UBC Vancouver Thrive Comms Toolkit
2023 UBC Okanagan Thrive Comms Toolkit

If you have any questions, please get in touch with


Participate in Not Myself Today 

UBC Staff & Faculty: Use Not Myself Today to inspire conversations, build greater awareness and support your colleagues’ mental health in the workplace.


Learn more


Explore the Activate Wellbeing Toolkit

UBC Staff & Faculty: Use the Activate Wellbeing Toolkit to identify and accelerate action in policies and practices towards stronger mental health and wellbeing, with an emphasis on workplace settings.


Learn more


Thrive events are planned by a number of partners and are intended to represent a diverse range of experiences and perspectives, beyond the Thrive 5. The Thrive committee recognizes that mental health is very individual and invites our campus community to explore their path to mental health—whatever that may look like.

Back to Thrive

Stay current on all things Thrive by following @ubcwellbeing on Instagram.

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We all have a hand in shaping campus environments that support health, wellbeing, and sustainability. By championing wellbeing, we can build stronger and more inclusive communities at UBC and beyond.