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
Events Date: June 15 - 17, 2021
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
Events Date: August 18 - 20, 2021
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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Tips For Working From Home
From the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health In the midst of transitioning to remote work, supporting ourselves and our communities is crucial. We’ve gathered some ideas for helping you and your campuses through this transition. If you have any tips or resources you’d like to share, please feel...
Transition Planning Guide – A Career and Education Planning Guide for Students with Disabilities
From Alberta Advanced Education “Intended Audience: Teachers/Counsellors, Parents, Youth Designed specifically for Grades 9 – 12 students with disabilities (including their parents or caregivers), this guide provides comprehensive information and strategies to help navigate the journey from high school to post-secondary education. This newly revised resource includes editable form fields...
Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership Webinar #2 – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH)
Webinars Date: March 26, 2020
Healthy Campus Alberta hosted a webinar series presented by the Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH). PEP-AH is a group of universities and colleges from across Canada committed to understanding the student drinking culture, working to develop best practices to reduce harms from alcohol, and sharing...
Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership Webinar #1- Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH)
Webinars Date: March 12, 2020
Healthy Campus Alberta hosted a webinar series presented by the Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH). PEP-AH is a group of universities and colleges from across Canada committed to understanding the student drinking culture, working to develop best practices to reduce harms from alcohol, and...
Preventing Alcohol-Related Harms on Campus: A Practical Guide for Post-Secondary Institutions to Promote Healthy, Safe and Caring Campus Communities
From Alberta Health Services This resource has been updated, and was previously titled: “PreThink Your Drink – Reduce High-Risk Drinking on Campus.” Campus culture and alcohol don’t have to go together, but they often do. We can work together to create a healthy campus community that supports less risk and...
CICMH: Peer Support On Campus: Practical Tools to Get Started
Webinars Date: February 27, 2020
Hosted by The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “Informal peer support occurs naturally within a post-secondary campus environment. Students connect with their peers, relationships are formed, and young adults often turn to peers during times of need. Empowering students and utilizing the abilities they have in supporting one...
Webinar: Suicide Prevention Training for Education Students at Alberta Post-Secondaries
Webinars Date: January 28, 2020
Training Teachers To Respond to Risk Project: As a helping profession, teachers play a pivotal role in the lives of children and youth. With support from the Max Bell Foundation, Centre for Suicide Prevention’s workshops on child and youth suicide prevention became available for free to all pre-service teachers and educational assistants...
Prethink Your Drink: Promotional Video
From Alberta Health Services We are pleased to share a fun, newly created, promotional video to support awareness of the Addiction Prevention Unit’s PreThink Your Drink Toolkit – a resource for post-secondary institutions wanting to lower risky alcohol use. Feel free to check out the video link and share it...
From 211 to Mental Health Promising Practices: Updates on the GoA Provincial Projects
Webinars Date: October 31, 2019
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.
Building Strength, Inspiring Hope: A Provincial Action Plan for Youth Suicide Prevention 2019-2024
From the Government of Alberta “This Action Plan is designed to build strength and inspire hope by outlining evidence-informed actions that will build community capacity, provide supports and services focused on recovery and growth, and ultimately reduce youth suicide in the province. The Plan is built on the belief that...
Safety Plans to Prevent Suicide: A Suicide Prevention Toolkit
From the Centre for Suicide Prevention “A safety plan is an assets-based approach designed to focus on a person’s strengths. Their unique abilities are identified and emphasized so they can draw on them when their suicidal thoughts become intense. This toolkit will explain what a safety plan is and how...
Let’s talk about it: Using film to start conversations about mental health
Webinars Date: September 24, 2019
It’s well-known that early intervention and prevention are the most effective ways to address mental illness, but starting a conversation with students about mental health can be hard. While films and videos are great ways to introduce the topic, they also present unique challenges such as triggering audience members. Over...