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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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Togetherall: Integrated peer support for Alberta students coming this Fall

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Togetherall: Integrated peer support for Alberta students coming this Fall

Since launching in the Province in October 2020, more than 11,200 Albertans have joined Togetherall’s online, clinically moderated peer-to-peer mental health community and 89% have reported an improvement in their wellbeing. Of this growing Alberta member base, 17% identify as students. Togetherall is now enhancing its offerings to better support…

Collaborations for Change: Connecting Research and Practice in Post-Secondary Mental Health

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Collaborations for Change: Connecting Research and Practice in Post-Secondary Mental Health

Hosted by: The University of Calgary Campus Mental Health Strategy (www.ucalgary.ca/mentalhealth) and the Best Practices in Canadian Higher Ed Network (www.bp-net.ca). With support from the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS). “Join us for a 1.5 day virtual event as we bridge the gap between research and…

2021 Mental Health Academy – Improving Mental Health Literacy in a Shifting Landscape

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2021 Mental Health Academy – Improving Mental Health Literacy in a Shifting Landscape

Hosted by: Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC) “In partnership with the Mental Health Literacy Project, the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium presents the 2021 Mental Health Academy – Improving Mental Health Literacy in a Shifting Landscape. This virtual global conference will be held on August 18th, 19th and 20th and will showcase international speakers…

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…


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Are you a student who is passionate about post-secondary mental health? Join the HCA Design Team!

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Are you a student who is passionate about post-secondary mental health? Join the HCA Design Team!

Are you passionate about post-secondary mental health? Are you a student leader looking for opportunities to: meet others who are passionate about campus mental health? collaborate with students and staff on post-secondary campuses across the province? make an impact on the mental health of your campus community? actively shape post-secondary…

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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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