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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CACUSS Campus Mental Health In Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Data-Informed Challenges & Opportunities

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CACUSS Campus Mental Health In Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Data-Informed Challenges & Opportunities

From the CACUSS Campus Mental Health CoP We are delighted to share with you the findings presented today in the report, Campus Mental Health in Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Data-Informed Challenges & Opportunities. The report includes student perspective, voices of a representative sample of mental health professionals and administrators across...

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...

BounceBack®: Reclaim Your Health

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BounceBack®: Reclaim Your Health

From the Canadian Mental Health Association  The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has now expanded its BounceBack® program across Canada, thanks to a donation from Bell Let’s Talk. BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program that helps adults and youth 15+ learn to manage low mood, mild to moderate depression,...

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...

Introducing Togetherall: A free, online peer-to-peer community and resource hub fostering positive wellbeing in Alberta

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Introducing Togetherall: A free, online peer-to-peer community and resource hub fostering positive wellbeing in Alberta

With many front-line educators, parents and students in Alberta feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about what’s in store for the New Year, Healthy Campus Alberta, in partnership with Togetherall, wants to ensure everyone has a little extra support during these trying times. Togetherall offers ALL Albertans aged 16yrs+ a safe, online...

Introducing Togetherall: An online peer-to-peer mental health community available free to Albertans!

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Introducing Togetherall: An online peer-to-peer mental health community available free to Albertans!

Endorsed by Alberta Health Services and paid for by the Alberta Government, Togetherall is a clinically moderated, online peer-to-peer mental health community that empowers individuals to anonymously seek and provide support 24/7. Best of all, Togetherall is FREE to ALL Albertans aged 16+! Register today using a valid Alberta postal...

Community Discussion: Mental Health and the Learning Environment Toolkit from CICMH

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Community Discussion: Mental Health and the Learning Environment Toolkit from CICMH

One of the themes that emerged at the CoP meeting was the changed nature of student interactions. Online classrooms are, for many students, the main point of contact within their campus. Student support staff and faculty alike are asking what steps should be taken within the classroom to support student...

Supporting Faculty to Create a Healthy and Engaging Learning Environment

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Supporting Faculty to Create a Healthy and Engaging Learning Environment

A webinar by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health introducing the Toolkit for Faculty & Staff “Being a faculty member is about much more than delivering course content and evaluating academic performance. It is an opportunity to be a part of both the life and learning journey of...

Mental Health and the Learning Environment

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Mental Health and the Learning Environment

From the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “This toolkit will help faculty and teaching staff take steps within the classroom in a collective effort to support student mental health.”

Toolkit for e-Mental Health Implementation

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Toolkit for e-Mental Health Implementation

From the Centre for Research in Family Health, IWK Health Centre and the Mental Health Commission of Canada  The creation of the Toolkit for e-Mental Health Implementation for Canada was a joint effort of the Centre for Research in Family Health (CRFH), IWK Health Centre and the Mental Health Commission of...

Guide to Student Mental Health During COVID-19

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Guide to Student Mental Health During COVID-19

From the Mental Health Commission of Canada

Delivering Virtual Counseling and Care to Post-Secondary Students

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Delivering Virtual Counseling and Care to Post-Secondary Students

Hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “This three-hour webinar, hosted by CICMH, discusses system and practice level changes that can support the transition to virtual care in the post-secondary setting. The webinar is broken down into three main areas: Building flexible systems to provide a wide...