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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Making Mental Health Matter in Alberta: Advocacy Toolkit

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Making Mental Health Matter in Alberta: Advocacy Toolkit

Created by the Canadian Mental Health Association – Alberta Division “To make mental health matter in Alberta, it takes all of us. This toolkit was developed to help anyone advocate for better mental health in their communities. Individuals, organizations, non-profits, government officials and advocates will find this toolkit useful in demonstrating the...

LGBTQIA2S+ Mental Health and Community Resources

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LGBTQIA2S+ Mental Health and Community Resources

Compiled in consultation with Centre for Sexuality and The Institute for Sexual Minority Studies & Services (iSMSS) Below, we have compiled some resources on supporting the mental health of the LGTQIA2S+ community. If there are any resources that you have found helpful in your community that aren’t listed here, please contact...

Working Stronger: Alberta’s Resource for Workplace Mental Health

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Working Stronger: Alberta’s Resource for Workplace Mental Health

From the Canadian Mental Health Association.  “Responsible employers provide a physically safe environment for employees—but what about their psychological safety? Supporting employee mental health can improve productivity, cut down on absences and increase employee retention. CMHA, Alberta Division has a suite of workplace mental health training opportunities to assist your...

Supporting Mental Health through a Peer-to-peer Community: A Cornerstone of DEI

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Supporting Mental Health through a Peer-to-peer Community: A Cornerstone of DEI

Hosted by Togetherall.  “Join us for an informative webinar to learn how discussion leaders in student mental health tackle the challenges of reaching diverse student populations, who typically don’t utilize traditional counselling service. Learn how incorporating an anonymous online peer-to-peer mental health platform, monitored 24/7 by licensed and registered mental...

TEND Resources

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TEND Resources

From TEND Academy. The resource section of the TEND Academy website features links to their articles on empathic strain, secondary trauma and burnout, as well as links to their complete collections of podcasts and videos.

Secondary Traumatic Stress Resources

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Secondary Traumatic Stress Resources

From Secondary Traumatic Stress Consortium. This webpage contains a number of resources for those working in high-stress and potentially traumatic environments, including multiple assessment tools for secondary traumatic stress; recommended books, podcasts, reports, and articles; and links to other useful websites. 

Self-Care in Disaster Times and Beyond Toolkit

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Self-Care in Disaster Times and Beyond Toolkit

From Alberta Health Services.  This self-care toolkit is for individuals, teams, and organizations involved in disaster (incl. pandemic) and emergency response and recovery work. Click the button below to access the full set of resource documents. 

COVID-19 Grief Toolkit

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COVID-19 Grief Toolkit

From Calgary Community Development Learning Initiative (CDLI) “Every person, and every community, has experienced some type of loss since the pandemic began in early 2020. Grief is a natural human experience that we may be feeling. This toolkit is to help us think, act, and change through our grief stories,...

Faculty Guides for Student Wellbeing

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Faculty Guides for Student Wellbeing

From Best Practices in Canadian Higher Ed.  The Bp-Net.ca Team is curating faculty guides and resources that support student wellbeing. The list includes materials from post-secondary institutions across the country.

Supporting Students in Distress Programs and Resources

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Supporting Students in Distress Programs and Resources

From Best Practices in Canadian Higher Ed.  The Bp-Net.ca Team is curating programs and resources on how to assist students in distress. The list includes materials from post-secondary institutions across the country.

Alberta-Based Mental Health Groups That Work

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Alberta-Based Mental Health Groups That Work

Join us for a presentation about an exciting suite of mental health workshops and upcoming facilitator training opportunities offered by the Red Deer Primary Care Network. Facilitator training is now available so that some or all of these mental health workshops can be offered to your campus community:  Alberta Happiness...

Working Together in Complex Collaboration: Toolkit Relaunch

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Working Together in Complex Collaboration: Toolkit Relaunch

Complex collaborations are essential to promote mentally healthy campuses across Alberta. Our community of practice engages in inter-departmental, cross-campus, regional, provincial, and national collaborations. Working together helps us support post-secondary student mental health in innovative ways. Drawing upon the newly relaunched Complex Collaboration Toolkit, this webinar introduces a model that...