UBC Peer-to-Peer Network: Sign up as a Helper (to provide support)

Residency can be challenging in so many ways.  Whether you are adapting to living in a new city, or you are feeling overwhelmed with trying to find work-life balance, there is another resident, in or outside of your program that has dealt with similar challenges and understands what you are going through.  If you want to speak informally with this person, this is the program for you.

Reasons you might access the Resident Wellness Office:Reasons you might access peer support:
For preventative support: to help you thrive in residencyTalking to someone who has been though something similar
Feeling distressed: anxious thoughts, low mood, high stress, feelings of burnoutRelating on common experiences
Wanting to engage in self-reflection Learning from others
Working through challengesGaining different perspectives


By joining the program, you can expect to:

·     Offer or receive informal support

·     Share your experiences

·     Listen to the experiences of someone who has been where you are

·     Share or inherit some pearls of wisdom

·     Offer and receive encouragement and helpful tips


To join the program to provide support as a peer HELPER, please fill out the form below (alternatively, if you would like to sign up to be a peer HELPEE and receive support, please fill out the helpee form here: https://survey.ubc.ca/s/helpee-signup/). All information will be kept confidential and will be used solely for the purposes of matching.

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