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Resource Directory

Explore the tools and resources gathered from the community, featuring evidence-based resources to support Frameworks and Strategies, as well as information about Initiatives, Training, and Tools.

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About Us

Healthy Campus Alberta (HCA) is a community of practice who’s 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…


Three Percent

of students have attempted suicide


Fifty Percent

of students felt so depressed it was difficult to function


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.

Upcoming Events & Webinars

Event Types



Supporting Mental Health through a Peer-to-peer Community: A Cornerstone of DEI

Hosted by Togetherall.  “Join us for an informative webinar to learn how discussion leaders in student mental health tackle the challenges of reaching diverse student populations, who typically don’t utilize traditional counselling service. Learn how incorporating an anonymous online peer-to-peer mental health platform, monitored 24/7 by licensed and registered mental…


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…


HCA 2021 Wellness Summit

We are excited to announce that the Healthy Campus Alberta 2021 Wellness Summit will take place on June 15th, 16th, and 17th, 2021. The summit is a great place to celebrate the amazing work that is going on across the province, be inspired, and connect in community with like-minded people who…


CACUSS 2021: Now More Than Ever

Hosted by the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services “The 48TH annual CACUSS Conference is going virtual! This new format not only allows us to address ongoing uncertainties during the pandemic, but also allows us to continue to provide an accessible, content-rich and value-packed opportunity for to share best…


Recent News


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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HCA 2020-2021 Community Impact Survey

Your voice is key in shaping the future of the community of practice! The Community Impact Survey is an opportunity for you to contribute to the collective voice in developing and guiding the direction of the CoP’s work. Responses from this survey help to ensure that HCA and future events continue…

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