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.
Healthy Campus Alberta Information
Related Upcoming Events
HCA 2023 Wellness Summit
Events Date: June 13 - 14, 2023
The Wellness Summit is an annual event for the HCA Community of Practice to gather to learn, share and celebrate the work being done across the province to strengthen post-secondary mental health and wellness. We are excited to meet in-person to explore this year’s theme: Leading Change: It Starts with...
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HCA 2020 Wellness Summit Community Report
The Healthy Campus Alberta Wellness Summit is an annual event for the HCA Community of Practice to gather to learn, share, and celebrate the work being done across the province to strengthen post- secondary mental health and wellness. This year’s event took place online in the form of a digital...
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HCA 2020 Wellness Summit: Summary and Resources
The HCA 2020 Wellness Summit took place on June 23, 2020 in an online format, with Pre-Summit Webinars on June 16 and June 18, 2020. Thank you to all who joined us for this experience in learning and collaboration. Click here to view the Community Report. This summit’s theme, Moving Upstream, sought to highlight the...
Pre-Summit Webinar #2: Upstream Thinking in Challenging Landscapes
Webinars Date: June 18, 2020
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...
Themes and Resources
Pre-Summit Webinar #1: Upstream 101
Webinars Date: June 16, 2020
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...
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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...
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Meet Healthy Campus Alberta & PreThink Your Drink
Webinars Date: November 15, 2016
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
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...
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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
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
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
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
“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...