Initiatives, Training, & Tools

Would you like to learn more about the mental health initiatives happening across Alberta? Are you looking for training or tools on a particular topic, such as suicide prevention or cannabis? Would you like support in establishing more student-led initiatives or complex collaboration on your campus? Explore the resources below!

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Togetherall: Integrated peer support for Alberta students coming this Fall

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Togetherall: Integrated peer support for Alberta students coming this Fall

Since launching in the Province in October 2020, more than 11,200 Albertans have joined Togetherall’s online, clinically moderated peer-to-peer mental health community and 89% have reported an improvement in their wellbeing. Of this growing Alberta member base, 17% identify as students. Togetherall is now enhancing its offerings to better support...

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...

2021 Mental Health Academy – Improving Mental Health Literacy in a Shifting Landscape

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2021 Mental Health Academy – Improving Mental Health Literacy in a Shifting Landscape

Hosted by: Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC) “In partnership with the Mental Health Literacy Project, the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium presents the 2021 Mental Health Academy – Improving Mental Health Literacy in a Shifting Landscape. This virtual global conference will be held on August 18th, 19th and 20th and will showcase international speakers...

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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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...

The Sober Paradox: Exploring the Role of Alcohol in our Culture, our Campuses, and our Lives (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 3)

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The Sober Paradox: Exploring the Role of Alcohol in our Culture, our Campuses, and our Lives (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 3)

Hosted by Healthy Campus Alberta May 12, 2021, 11:30am – 1:00pm MT/CT (10:30am – 12:00pm PT) The aim of this presentation is to critically question and dialogue around the role alcohol plays in our society, our campuses, and our everyday lives.  Part 1: Dr. Victoria F. Burns (Assistant Professor, UCalgary)...

How to Use a Motivational Interviewing Approach in Peer Outreach Programs (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 2)

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How to Use a Motivational Interviewing Approach in Peer Outreach Programs (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 2)

Hosted by Healthy Campus Saskatchewan April 28, 2021, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm MT/CT (10:30 am – 12:00 pm PT) One way to ensure that peer outreach programs on post-secondary campuses are effective is to design and deliver them with a Motivational Interviewing (MI) approach in mind. MI is a...

Alcohol Harm Reduction within Campus Community Health Promotion (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 1)

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Alcohol Harm Reduction within Campus Community Health Promotion (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 1)

Hosted by Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses Efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm in the campus context are most fittingly situated within health promotion-oriented initiatives to nurture community, increase literacy and attend to settings. While unpacking this thesis for reflection and dialogically exploring its practical application, the session will formally introduce...

Sagesse: Supporting individuals impacted by domestic violence

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Sagesse: Supporting individuals impacted by domestic violence

Sagesse empowers individuals, organizations and communities to disrupt structures of violence by curating environments to heal and develop skills to lead safe, healthy lives. Their programs are for anyone who has been impacted by domestic violence, are experiencing domestic violence, informally support others, or are involved in sex work. Learn...

“Understand that we’re human too!” Enabling better student mental health through teaching and learning practices’

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“Understand that we’re human too!” Enabling better student mental health through teaching and learning practices’

A webinar by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “Building on our December 2020 webinar, “Supporting faculty and staff to create a healthy and engaging learning environment,” this session will consider the University of Saskatchewan (USASK) as a case study, where, in line with the sector nationally and...

Social Isolation and Loneliness Toolkit

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Social Isolation and Loneliness Toolkit

Created by Alberta Health Services, Mental Health Promotion & Illness Prevention Contact: [email protected] To learn more, download the toolkit poster here or explore the toolkit by clicking the link below.

Transitions to Post-Secondary During COVID-19

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Transitions to Post-Secondary During COVID-19

Join us for an interactive panel webinar! The transition from high school to post-secondary education is an important time for students. In the COVID-19 context, first-year students have experienced the post-secondary transition in diverse and new ways. Those who support students have found new ways to deliver student services and...

Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 in Alberta

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Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 in Alberta

Administered by the Canadian Mental Health Association “The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division administered a survey between April and May, 2020 to understand the mental health and wellbeing impact the COVID-19  pandemic has had on Albertans across rural and urban areas. The survey results are intended to inform future mental...

Grief & Loss During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Grief & Loss During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A webinar by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to change the way we go about our daily lives. Many of us have experienced a wave of losses: economic, social, physical and emotional. For some, these losses can accumulate over...

Navigating Through the Fog: Maintaining our Ability to Think Clearly in Times of Crisis

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Navigating Through the Fog: Maintaining our Ability to Think Clearly in Times of Crisis

Join the HCA community at this event, hosted by TEND and developed by Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed, RP. High stakes, lots of pressure, intricate problems and few resources – crisis situations challenge us to respond quickly, compassionately and creatively. But how do we retain the ability to think clearly when, the reality...

211 Alberta – 24/7 Support for Post-Secondary Students

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211 Alberta – 24/7 Support for Post-Secondary Students

From 211 Alberta As the Government of Alberta announced last year, 211 Alberta is building a navigation and crisis support hub in collaboration with other service providers, including crisis lines and helplines like Kids Help Phone. As a hub, 211 Alberta connects post-secondary students to the most appropriate resources, whether...