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!

Related Upcoming Events


HCA 2021 Wellness Summit

We are excited to announce that the Healthy Campus Alberta 2021 Wellness Summit will take place on June 15th, 16th, and 17th, 2021. The summit is a great place to celebrate the amazing work that is going on across the province, be inspired, and connect in community with like-minded people who...


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...

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The Inquiring Mind
Substance Use
Transitions from Secondary to Post-Secondary
Supporting Student-led Initiatives
Self and Community Care


Tools for Promoting Dialogue

Dialogue is an important part of talking in communities about complex health issues.  They provide opportunities for upstream solutions using health promotion and prevention tools.  We hope you will consider using these resources to hold successful and respectful dialogues in your post-secondary communities.  The following resources were originally developed for...


National Webinar: Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses in partnership with Healthy Campus Alberta and Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health presents: Description:  Learn about the new CCWS and how it can be implemented on campuses across Canada Meet like-minded people Participate in facilitated conversations Build connections to help local effort and...


Pre-Summit Webinar #2: Upstream Thinking in Challenging Landscapes

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...


HCA Webinar: 211 Alberta Update

Wondering what’s new since 211 Alberta began offering direct support for post-secondary institutions?  This informative webinar addresses common questions and considers what’s next.   Share your questions about 211 Alberta here! Survey closed May 15th, 2020.    


COVID-19 Self-care and Resilience Guide for The Working Mind

From the Mental Health Commission of Canada “The spread of COVID-19 has caused many Canadians to change their everyday lives to help “flatten the curve” to avoid a spike in cases that would overwhelm our health services. These are all difficult situations and everyone has their own response to stress....


Bringing Students to the Table: Tools for Student-Led Mental Health Initiatives

Initiatives to support student mental health can engage the student voice by bringing students to the table as leaders and collaborators. In this webinar, the Healthy Campus Alberta team introduced the newly redeveloped Student Led Initiatives Toolkit, which includes practical tools to support student-led mental health initiatives. Participants were invited...


Facilitated Conversation: Supporting Students Online

Post-secondary campuses across Alberta are moving toward finding ways to support student mental health online, whether that is individual counselling, peer support programs, or group programming. Join the Healthy Campus Alberta team for this interactive webinar.   This facilitated conversation provided a space to discuss how context is transitioning to...

Resources COVID-19 Resources

From “The Team is putting together a list of COVID-19 post-secondary wellness and counselling related resources to help you with everything from setting up a virtual counselling center to clinician self-care. If your institution has additional resources you would like to contribute, please e-mail [email protected]


Cross-Province Mental Health Resources

From the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health Presented by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health to help communities navigate the challenges presented by current circumstances. This resource can help you support students who may be travelling out of province as institutions transition to remote learning options. Thank...


Webinar: Strategies for Mindfulness Practice With Alex Klassen

Guest facilitator, Alex Klassen, Counsellor (Instructor) at the University of Calgary’s Student Wellness Services joined HCA for an interactive session about mindfulness. The webinar includes a guided meditation followed by an informational debrief about how you can incorporate mindfulness principles into your daily life.  


Facilitated Conversation: Supportive Communities in Uncertain Times

Many of us may be feeling the strain of these unprecedented times. As a community, we want to provide a space for us to gather, reflect, and share.  In this facilitated conversation, we reflected on how we are supporting ourselves and our communities during the challenging times brought on by...