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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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...

LGBTQIA2S+ Mental Health and Community Resources

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LGBTQIA2S+ Mental Health and Community Resources

Compiled in consultation with Centre for Sexuality and The Institute for Sexual Minority Studies & Services (iSMSS) Below, we have compiled some resources on supporting the mental health of the LGTQIA2S+ community. If there are any resources that you have found helpful in your community that aren’t listed here, please...

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

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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...

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

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

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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,...

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...

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...