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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Creating a Campus Suicide Prevention Framework

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Creating a Campus Suicide Prevention Framework

A suicide prevention strategy or framework can be one part of a whole-campus, systemic approach to promoting mental health and well-being. This webinar will review the process of developing and implementing a campus suicide prevention framework, getting buy-in from campus stakeholders, and integrating the framework into whole-campus strategies. Join us for...

Working Stronger: Building Strategies – Improving Mental Health

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Working Stronger: Building Strategies – Improving Mental Health

“The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division will host our virtual workplace mental health conference on March 8 & 9, 2022. Working Stronger: Building Strategies – Improving Mental Health is designed to help Alberta’s employers create and maintain mentally healthy workplaces. The Working Stronger Conference makes mental health matter by...

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Facilitated Conversation: Supporting Students Online

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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...

BP-Net.ca COVID-19 Resources

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BP-Net.ca COVID-19 Resources

From Bp-Net.ca “The Bp-Net.ca 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

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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

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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

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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...

Tips For Working From Home

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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

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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)

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Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership Webinar #2 – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH)

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

Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership Webinar #1- Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH)

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

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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

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CICMH: Peer Support On Campus: Practical Tools to Get Started

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

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Webinar: Suicide Prevention Training for Education Students at Alberta Post-Secondaries

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...