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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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Collaborations for Change: Connecting Research and Practice in Post-Secondary Mental Health

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Collaborations for Change: Connecting Research and Practice in Post-Secondary Mental Health

Hosted by: The University of Calgary Campus Mental Health Strategy (www.ucalgary.ca/mentalhealth) and the Best Practices in Canadian Higher Ed Network (www.bp-net.ca). With support from the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS). “Join us for a 1.5 day virtual event as we bridge the gap between research and...

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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...

From 211 to Mental Health Promising Practices: Updates on the GoA Provincial Projects

Webinars

From 211 to Mental Health Promising Practices: Updates on the GoA Provincial Projects

Kevin Friese from the University of Alberta, Jeannie Gorrie from the University of Calgary and Chelsea Bodoe from Mount Royal University joined Healthy Campus Alberta to present three initiatives focused on post-secondary mental health from a provincial perspective.  

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...

Connect with the Community of Practice

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Connect with the Community of Practice

Are you interested in participating in ongoing conversations within the community of practice? Would you like to connect with other members of the community to problem-solve or craft new approaches? Are you interested in the resources and tools that are being used and created across the province? Join the community...

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. Aastha Tripathi, VP Student Life, Concordia Students’ Association, Concordia University of Edmonton Andrew Szeto, Director, Mental Health...

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...