Exterior of the UBC Hospital Koerner Pavilion during daytime

Need help immediately?

If there is an urgent safety concern, please call 9-1-1 or go to emergency at your nearest hospital.

Suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-784-2433

Call BC Crisis Line: 604-310-6789

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

KUU-US Crisis Support Line (BC Wide Indigenous Toll Free Crisis and Support Line): 1-800-588-8717

The outpatient Ketamine Intervention Program helps adults who have not benefited from other antidepressants and therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD).

How to access

  • Check eligibility

    Talk with your psychiatrist to discuss eligibility for the Ketamine Intervention Program at UBC. This program is available to clients living in the Vancouver Coastal Health catchment. 

  • Get a referral

    If you and your psychiatrist decide that ketamine is right for you, your psychiatrist will send a completed referral form via fax number listed above to UBC Hospital.

Hours of operation

Contact us for current program hours.

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UBC Hospital (UBCH)

UBC Hospital (UBCH) is part of Vancouver Coastal Health and is one of British Columbia's foremost teaching and research facilities situated on the University of British Columbia campus.

Ketamine Intervention Program for Treatment-Resistant Depression

The outpatient Ketamine Intervention Program helps adults who have not benefited from other antidepressants and therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD).