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About Us

Healthy Campus Alberta (HCA) is a community of practice whose vision is to educate, collaborate and advocate to transform culture and create caring campus communities throughout the province of Alberta.

Our mission is to create an inclusive, collaborative, and community-integrated approach to mental health and wellness on post-secondary campuses.

Members of this growing community include students, faculty and staff, campus wellness professionals, community organizations, and the Government of Alberta.

In the last 12 months…

3%

Three Percent

of students have attempted suicide

50%

Fifty Percent

of students felt so depressed it was difficult to function

90%

Ninety Percent

of students have felt overwhelmed by all they had to do

Taken from the results of the 2019 National College Health Assessment (NCHA).
Click here to read more about the NCHA Spring 2019 Press Release and Executive Summary.

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Healthy Campus Alberta Virtual Open House

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Healthy Campus Alberta Virtual Open House

Are you new to Healthy Campus Alberta? Would you like to reconnect with the HCA community? Join the HCA staff team for a virtual open house. At the beginning of the scheduled time, we will start off with a short introduction to HCA. Then, the remainder of this drop-in open…

HCA 2021 Community of Practice Meeting

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HCA 2021 Community of Practice Meeting

Join us online for the HCA 2021 Community of Practice Meeting! A community of practice meeting is a gauge of resonance and provides an opportunity to learn about the direction of the community of practice and to impact future priorities. We invite you to attend, contribute to discussions, and have…

Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health’s Annual Conference

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Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health’s Annual Conference

Registration for the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH)’s Annual Conference is now open! As our world continues to respond to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, our campus communities are continually adapting and transforming to stay connected. These are unprecedented times that have emphasized the nuanced mental…

Working Stronger: Building Strategies – Improving Mental Health

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Working Stronger: Building Strategies – Improving Mental Health

“The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division will host our virtual workplace mental health conference on March 8 & 9, 2022. Working Stronger: Building Strategies – Improving Mental Health is designed to help Alberta’s employers create and maintain mentally healthy workplaces. The Working Stronger Conference makes mental health matter by…


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Coach Training for Health Care Professionals from Red Deer Primary Care Network

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Coach Training for Health Care Professionals from Red Deer Primary Care Network

Learn more about an exciting suite of mental health workshops and upcoming facilitator training opportunities offered by the Red Deer Primary Care Network by watching this introductory webinar: Learn more about an exciting suite of mental health workshops and upcoming facilitator training opportunities offered by the Red Deer Primary Care…

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Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund

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Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund

From Bell Let’s Talk.  “Bell Let’s Talk is now accepting applications for Implementation Grants through the 2021 Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund. This annual $1 million program supports colleges and universities that are using the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students to identify specific…

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