Framework & Strategies

Here, you will find high-level guiding documents utilizing evidence-based best practices. Explore the resources below to discover mental health frameworks and charters, resources for developing a campus mental health strategy, and supporting materials for data collection and reporting.

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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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Making Mental Health Matter in Alberta: Advocacy Toolkit

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Making Mental Health Matter in Alberta: Advocacy Toolkit

Created by the Canadian Mental Health Association – Alberta Division “To make mental health matter in Alberta, it takes all of us. This toolkit was developed to help anyone advocate for better mental health in their communities. Individuals, organizations, non-profits, government officials and advocates will find this toolkit useful in demonstrating the...

National Standard Discussion Group – Summer Edition

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National Standard Discussion Group – Summer Edition

Are you working directly with the National Standard on an Alberta campus? You are invited to join HCA for an opportunity to discuss your efforts with the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students with other Alberta campuses. The HCA staff team will guide the...

Racism Impacts Mental Health: Infographic

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Racism Impacts Mental Health: Infographic

Created by Alberta Health Services, Provincial Addiction & Mental Health – Knowledge Exchange This infographic outlines the impact of racism on mental health. View the infographic to learn more about: Forms of racism Harms of racism on mental health Racism in mental health services Resources to learn more

PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021

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PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021

This webinar series is a collaboration between Postsecondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH), Healthy Campus Alberta, Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses, and Healthy Campus Saskatchewan.  Click here to view the event poster, which can be shared to invite others to this webinar series! Webinar 1: Alcohol Harm Reduction within...

Opportunities to Engage with the new National Standard

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Opportunities to Engage with the new National Standard

Following the release of the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students in the Fall of 2020, there were  several opportunities to get introduced to the standard and explore the tools that have been created to support it’s implementation. Below, we compiled a list of...

The Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey Webinar

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The Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey Webinar

A webinar by The Best Practices Network “Professor Guy Faulkner and Kelly Wunderlich (School of Kinesiology, UBC)  will be presenting on the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS) with a focus on results from the cohort of British Columbian institutions participating in the winter/spring of 2020. The presentation will provide an...

An Introduction to the New National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students

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An Introduction to the New National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), in collaboration with CSA Group (a global leader in standards development), has championed the development of the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students.  This voluntary Standard is the first of its kind in the world; it builds...

CACUSS Campus Mental Health In Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Data-Informed Challenges & Opportunities

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CACUSS Campus Mental Health In Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Data-Informed Challenges & Opportunities

From the CACUSS Campus Mental Health CoP We are delighted to share with you the findings presented today in the report, Campus Mental Health in Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Data-Informed Challenges & Opportunities. The report includes student perspective, voices of a representative sample of mental health professionals and administrators across...

UCalgary Suicide Awareness and Prevention Framework

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UCalgary Suicide Awareness and Prevention Framework

From the University of Calgary “The foundational belief of the UCalgary Suicide Awareness and Prevention Framework is that suicide deaths for individuals under the care of health systems are preventable. We aspire towards long-term system-wide transformation toward safer suicide care for our students using our seven key goals. Our mission...

Facilitated Conversation: Supporting International Students – Part 2

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Facilitated Conversation: Supporting International Students – Part 2

This facilitated conversation is part 2 in the Supporting International Students topic. Watch the part 1 webinar here. Are you interested in connecting with others to discuss international student supports on campus? Do you have questions about the content of the webinar? Join Healthy Campus Alberta and Garrett Beatty from...

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit

From the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “The Campus Equity Toolkit is a guide to supporting students prepared by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health and the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario. This guide is part of a province wide effort to enhance equity, by promoting...

Tools for Holistic Mental Health Approaches: Redeveloped Toolkit Launch

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Tools for Holistic Mental Health Approaches: Redeveloped Toolkit Launch

Tools for Holistic Mental Health Approaches is a toolkit hosted by Healthy Campus Alberta that introduced systemic and comprehensive approaches to promote mentally healthy campuses. These approaches must be grounded in the diverse needs and mental health journeys of the students in our campus communities. This webinar provides an overview of...