Healthy Campus Alberta Information

Explore the resources below to find community reports from HCA events and meetings, foundation documents for our community of practice, and information on how to order HCA materials.

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HCA 2022-2023 Regional Gatherings – Calgary

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HCA 2022-2023 Regional Gatherings – Calgary

Regional Gatherings are a combination of a Community of Practice Meeting and a Campus Visit. These gatherings will provide an opportunity to learn about HCA, impact future priorities of HCA, and connect for meaningful conversation with a diverse group of stakeholders in campus mental health. Regional Gathering Purpose To increase...

HCA 2022-2023 Regional Gatherings – Online

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HCA 2022-2023 Regional Gatherings – Online

Regional Gatherings are a combination of a Community of Practice Meeting and a Campus Visit. These gatherings will provide an opportunity to learn about HCA, impact future priorities of HCA, and connect for meaningful conversation with a diverse group of stakeholders in campus mental health. Regional Gathering Purpose To increase...

HCA 2022-2023 Regional Gatherings – Edmonton

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HCA 2022-2023 Regional Gatherings – Edmonton

Regional Gatherings are a combination of a Community of Practice Meeting and a Campus Visit. These gatherings will provide an opportunity to learn about HCA, impact future priorities of HCA, and connect for meaningful conversation with a diverse group of stakeholders in campus mental health. Regional Gathering Purpose To increase...

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Pre-Summit Webinar #2: Upstream Thinking in Challenging Landscapes

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Pre-Summit Webinar #2: Upstream Thinking in Challenging Landscapes

The shift to upstream thinking presents new opportunities and challenges for post-secondary mental health. In this informal spin on a webinar, we shared a short presentation and facilitated conversation as we acknowledge these challenges and innovate new approaches as a community. We explored new perspectives, ideas, and capacities to help...

Pre-Summit Webinar #1: Upstream 101

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Pre-Summit Webinar #1: Upstream 101

Upstream approaches to mental health can enhance our community’s ability to flourish in times of uncertainty and change. This webinar featured in-depth exploration of the concepts of health promotion, prevention, and the social determinants of health, and how they apply in the context of post-secondary mental health and wellness. This...

HCA 2019 Community of Practice Meeting Community Report

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HCA 2019 Community of Practice Meeting Community Report

The 2019 Healthy Campus Alberta Community of Practice Meeting was held on November 5th at Red Deer College. The meeting was attended by 38 participants from 15 Alberta campuses and 3 community organizations. It was a great opportunity to connect, experience the exchange of ideas and gather input to inform...

Meet Healthy Campus Alberta & PreThink Your Drink

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Meet Healthy Campus Alberta & PreThink Your Drink

Healthy Campus Alberta shared our history and discussed how we can partner with one another. We also had the opportunity to learn about PreThink Your Drink, a toolkit to reduce high-risk drinking on campus, and some exciting grant opportunities.

HCA 2019 Reception Community Report

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HCA 2019 Reception Community Report

On June 17, 2019 Healthy Campus Alberta held its first ever reception. The evening was an opportunity for Alberta’s post-secondary mental health and wellness community of practice to gather and celebrate. Held at the Bow Valley College, there were 49 attendees with representation from 6 community organizations, 13 campuses and...

Current Design Team Members

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Current Design Team Members

Below is a list of the current Healthy Campus Alberta Design Team members. For more information about the role of design team members, explore the Statements of Understanding and the Terms of Reference. Andrew Szeto, Director, Mental Health Strategy / Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary Carmen Lawrence,...

HCA Design Team Statements of Understanding

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HCA Design Team Statements of Understanding

Vision: To educate, collaborate and advocate to transform culture and create caring campus communities throughout the province of Alberta. Mission: The Healthy Campus Alberta Community strives to create an inclusive, collaborative, and integrated approach to mental health and wellness.   The purpose of the Healthy Campus Alberta Design Team is to maintain...

HCA Design Team Terms of Reference

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HCA Design Team Terms of Reference

Purpose: The Healthy Campus Alberta Community of Practice strives to create an inclusive, collaborative, and community-integratedapproach to mental health and wellness.  This will be achieved through accessible and sustainable program ideas, sharing best practices and research, and fostering a culture of support and compassion for all post-secondary institutions across Alberta, al...

Healthy Campus Alberta Community of Practice Charter

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Healthy Campus Alberta Community of Practice Charter

Introduction There has been an increasing amount of attention given in recent years to the mental health and wellbeing of post-secondary students. Recent data demonstrates a large number of students are experiencing mental health problems, with many students reporting high levels of psychological distress, emotional difficulties and substance misuse (American...

HCA Community Meeting Summary Brief

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HCA Community Meeting Summary Brief

“January 31, 2017 in Edmonton was our annual Healthy Campus Alberta meeting. We were excited to have 23 members from 11 campuses, community and student groups present to collaborate together in moving our community forward. The weather was exceptionally challenging, so a huge thank you to everyone who was able...

HCA 2018 Connections Summit Community Report

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HCA 2018 Connections Summit Community Report

The first ever HCA Connections Summit was held in partnership with the University of Alberta on November 8, 2018. The Summit was planned by an Advisory Committee of post-secondary, community and government representatives from across the province of Alberta.  Following the overall theme of Connections, we gathered to collaborate, celebrate campus approaches and...

HCA 2018 Wellness Summit Community Report

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HCA 2018 Wellness Summit Community Report

The Healthy Campus Alberta Wellness Summit is our annual flagship event.  Held June 11 & 12, 2018 at the University of Calgary.  Community members from across the province joined together to collaborate, connect and celebrate around the theme of Transitions.