Alberta Government funds post-secondary mental health and addiction initiatives
1st Annual Provincial Summit
Gathering of the provincial community, featuring presentations by mental health experts
2nd Annual Provincial Summit
Healthy campus strategy and action plan was launched to build a healthy campus community
We welcomed Danielle Stewart-Smith as the provincial facilitator to support the provincial community
3rd Annual Provincial Summit
With 200+ in attendance from 22+ organizations, this Summit informed the draft of the Alberta Post-Secondary Mental Health and Addiction Framework and identified the need for a community of practice (CoP)
1st Community of Practice Meeting
Establishment of the mission, vision, and next steps for the newly formed Healthy Campus Alberta
Alberta Post-Secondary Mental Health and Addiction Framework
Finished Framework was released
2nd Community of Practice Meeting
Development of a 6-month timeline for HCA in collaboration with the Design Team
Healthy Campus Alberta Website launched
3rd Community of Practice Meeting
Collaboratively planned the first HCA learning event
1st HCA Learning Event
4th Community of Practice Meeting
5th Community of Practice Meeting
To read the community summary report, explore here.
1st HCA Wellness Summit
With the theme Building Resilient Campus Communities, this summit welcomed 186 attendees representing 23 campuses and 13 community organizations to the University of Calgary, where the Advanced Education Mental Health Grant was announced. To learn more, explore here.
6th Community of Practice Meeting
HCA Administrator, Melodie Esau, joins the HCA staff team
HCA Grant Proposal approved
Our first two student staff, Art Assoiants and Makayla Freeman join the team
2nd HCA Wellness Summit
Hosted by the University of Calgary, this summit welcomed over 200 attendees representing 25 campuses and 46 organizations to learn together under the theme Transitions. To learn more about this summit, explore here.
We welcomed two new students to the HCA team, Dalia Grobovaite and Teresa Chen.
1st HCA Connections Summit
Planned collaboratively by an advisory committee made up of representatives from 9 campuses and 3 organizations, this summit was hosted at the University of Alberta. We welcomed 128 attendees from 23 campuses and 12 organizations and highlighted the work of the CoP and the collaborative development of best practices. To learn more about this summit, explore here.
As Danielle Stewart-Smith stepped out of her role as the HCA Coordinator, we welcomed Leah Tenove onto the team as the Knowledge and Relationship Coordinator to work alongside Melodie Esau, now the Operations Coordinator.
HCA Website Relaunch
We welcomed Makayla Freeman back to the HCA staff team as the Project Assistant
HCA 2019 Reception
Hosted at Bow Valley College with a focus on celebrating campus approaches