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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Cannabis LRCUG June 2017

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Cannabis LRCUG June 2017

From the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction “Cannabis use is common, especially among adolescents and young adults. There are well-documented risks from cannabis use to both immediate and long-term health. The main risks include cognitive, psychomotor and memory impairments; hallucinations and impaired perception; impaired driving and injuries (including...

Pre Think Your Drink: Reduce High-Risk Drinking on Campus

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Pre Think Your Drink: Reduce High-Risk Drinking on Campus

From Alberta Health Services The Prethink Your Drink: Reduce High Risk Drinking on Campus toolkit provides resources and tools for campus student leaders, student groups, and administration to help them create a culture of responsible drinking on post-secondary campuses across Alberta.  AHS Addiction Mental Health, in collaboration with the Alberta Student...

Cannabis Legalization in Alberta

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Cannabis Legalization in Alberta

Healthy Campus Alberta joined Alberta Health Services for an overview and update of cannabis legalization. This webinar covered: The basics of cannabis legalization at the Federal and Provincial levels of government Provide an overview of the public health approach to legalization A quick review of the research Low risk use guidelines...

Cannabis Policy Considerations for Alberta Post-Secondary Campuses

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Cannabis Policy Considerations for Alberta Post-Secondary Campuses

Healthy Campus Alberta and presenters overviewed cannabis related policy considerations for Alberta Post-secondary institutions. This webinar covered the following: Best practice in policy development, including how to choose policy direction. Steps to creating policy including: key areas to consider regarding cannabis, conversations, and principles on the road to creation of policy. Policy...

Mindfulness: Breathing, Being and Biological Science

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Mindfulness: Breathing, Being and Biological Science

Dr. Allan Donsky joined Health Campus Alberta for an informative session on Mindfulness. This webinar addressed the foundation and biological science of mindfulness.

Harms Reduction 101

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Harms Reduction 101

Alex Klassen hosted Health Campus Alberta’s interactive session about harm reduction as it relates to alcohol, marijuana, and opioids. This hour long session was filled with trivia style questions and opportunities for dialogue.

Suicide Prevention

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Suicide Prevention

Centre for Suicide Prevention joined Healthy Campus Alberta to present ways in which post-secondary institutions can benefit from the work & research that they do. You have an opportunity to hear about the various workshops hosted by the Centre. Thank you to Mara Grunau and the team from the Centre...

Pre Think Your Drink

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Pre Think Your Drink

Jameela from Alberta Health Services joined Healthy Campus Alberta to share information on a resource called Pre Think Your Drink and provide further information on how to get involved. Hear from other campuses who have experience forming campus coalitions to reduce high risk drinking.

Go To Faculty and The Inquiring Mind

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Go To Faculty and The Inquiring Mind

Looking for ways to increase mental health literacy among staff and faculty or promote health and reduce stigma among students?  Are you running The Inquiring Mind on campus and looking for a way to engage staff and faculty? Andrew Baxter of Alberta Health Services and Andrew Szeto of University of Calgary...

Striking a Balance: Tips and tricks for effective youth engagement

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Striking a Balance: Tips and tricks for effective youth engagement

A webinar by The Centre for Innovation in Campus Health “Many campuses have innovative mental health services and programs in place for their students, but sometimes struggle with student engagement. Some challenges involve building awareness of these services and ensuring that they meet evolving student needs. This webinar will talk...