Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health: A Roundtable for Strengthening Campus Activities
Webinars Date: September 26, 2023 / 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The newly released Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health has sparked much conversation about the impact of alcohol in campus communities. Join us for an interactive roundtable where we will review the new Guidance, and brainstorm ideas to strengthen evidence-based campus activities to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harms. We welcome campus staff,...
From Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) “Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health provides evidence-based advice on alcohol to support people in making informed decisions about their health. The guidance is based on the latest research on alcohol-related risks and replaces Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines (LRDGs) issued...
From Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction “Gambling involves playing a game of chance for money. If you gamble, the new Lower-Risk Gambling Guidelines show you how to lower the risks and harms associated with gambling. There are only three guidelines, but you should follow all three.”
Alcohol Harm Reduction within Campus Community Health Promotion (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 1)
Webinars Date: April 21, 2021
Hosted by Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses Efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm in the campus context are most fittingly situated within health promotion-oriented initiatives to nurture community, increase literacy and attend to settings. While unpacking this thesis for reflection and dialogically exploring its practical application, the session will formally introduce...
Healthy Campus Alberta shared our history and discussed how we can partner with one another. We also had the opportunity to learn about PreThink Your Drink, a toolkit to reduce high-risk drinking on campus, and some exciting grant opportunities.
Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines (LRCUG)
From Centre for Addiction and Mental Health An evidence-based tool to guide choices and improve the health of Canadians who use cannabis, provided by the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). For more information from CAMH about cannabis , click here.
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.
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.
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