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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

Read more about the NCHA Spring 2019 Press Release and Executive Summary

Upcoming Events & Webinars

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Centering Indigenous engagement in the work of wellbeing and health promotion

Hosted by: Canadian Health Promoting Campus Network, University of British Columbia, University of Waterloo, McGill University  “Building on the momentum from the first Leadership Event of the Canadian Health Promoting Campuses Network, we invite you to join us in an online event about centering Indigenous engagement in health promotion and wellbeing. This event…


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…


Follow-up Workshop: Getting Started with the National Standard on Your Campus

Have you started adopting the Standard on your campus? Are you wondering where to begin? This webinar is an interactive workshop that will use the Sample Internal Audit Tool within the Starter Kit to get you thinking about how to use the Standard on your campus.   By the end of this webinar,…


Alberta-Based Mental Health Groups That Work

Join us for a presentation about an exciting suite of mental health workshops and upcoming facilitator training opportunities offered by the Red Deer Primary Care Network. Facilitator training is now available so that some or all of these mental health workshops can be offered to your campus community:  Alberta Happiness…


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HCA 2021 Wellness Summit Social Media Promotional Materials

Are you running a social media account that reaches post-secondary students?  Please consider publishing our promotional materials, listed here:  TwitterTwitter 2Instagram Instagram 2Facebook When posting these materials, please use one of the following captions: Are you a student who is passionate about post-secondary mental health? Join us at the HCA 2021…

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The National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students is now available!

World’s first Standard aims to help Canada’s post-secondary institutions support positive mental health   The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released a new National Standard to guide the development of policies, procedures, and practices at post-secondary education institutions that promote positive student mental health and well-being. The National Standard…

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