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!
Thrive Grants of up to $300 are available for UBC Vancouver students, faculty and staff to host an event.
If you are a UBC Okanagan student, faculty or staff looking to host an event or request funding, please contact the UBC Okanagan Thrive Committee here.
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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!
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.
- CTLT Indigenous Initiatives' wiki on Land Acknowledgements in Teaching and Learning
- CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Online Land Acknowledgement Resource
- The Land You Live On: Native-Land Digital Recording [~53 minutes]
- Indigenous Peoples Language Guide
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.
Register for any of the drop-ins below:
- Dates to be confirmed
Have a great idea to host a UBC Thrive Vancouver event, but need some funds to help make it happen?
Up to $300 in funding is available for UBC Vancouver students, faculty or staff who would like to host an event in November.
If you are an UBC Okanagan student, faculty or staff looking to host an event or request funding, please contact the UBC Okanagan Thrive Committee here.
Help promote Thrive by emailing your group or network, re-sharing on social media, or attending an event.
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."
UBC Vancouver Thrive Communications Toolkit – coming soon
UBC Okanagan Thrive Communications Toolkit – coming soon
If you have any questions, please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org
UBC Staff & Faculty: Use Not Myself Today to inspire conversations, build greater awareness and support your colleagues’ mental health in the workplace.
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.