Substance Use

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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction: https://www.ccsa.ca/
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: https://www.camh.ca/
Dance Safe: https://dancesafe.org/
Alberta Quits: https://www.albertaquits.ca

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Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health: A Roundtable for Strengthening Campus Activities

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Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health: A Roundtable for Strengthening Campus Activities

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,...

Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health

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Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health

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...

Recovery on Campus Round Table Discussion

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Recovery on Campus Round Table Discussion

Hosted by Recovery on Campus “Recovery On Campus will be holding a round table session to give Post Secondary Institutions a chance to discuss the Grant we are offering ($3000 Event fund), the $50,000 Lived Experience Award program (i.e., 20 x $2,500 awards for students, faculty, and staff), ask some...

Recovery On Campus Alberta

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Recovery On Campus Alberta

From Recovery on Campus “Recovery on Campus (ROC) is a peer-driven organization committed to normalizing and celebrating all pathways to recovery. ROC serves our members through peer support, social activities, awards, and education across 26 post-secondary institutions in Alberta. By recovering out loud, we are changing the conversation about recovery...

Introducing Recovery On Campus (ROC) Alberta

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Introducing Recovery On Campus (ROC) Alberta

This webinar will provide an overview of the Recovery On Campus (ROC) Alberta initiative, which supports all 26 post-secondary institutions across Alberta in developing on-campus communities to support students in recovery or seeking recovery from substance use addiction. The presenters will outline the goals of the project, which include supporting...

Cannabis & Mental Health

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Cannabis & Mental Health

From the Schizophrenia Society of Canada’s project Cannabis & Psychosis, YouthREX, and The Mental Health Commission of Canada, with funding from Health Canada “Building on the strengths of each partner, centering lived experience, and amplifying youth voice, we have created an engaging online curriculum featuring a diverse range of media,...

PEP-AH Alcohol Intersections Webinar 2: Alcohol and Mental Health: Students in Recovery

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PEP-AH Alcohol Intersections Webinar 2: Alcohol and Mental Health: Students in Recovery

Hosted by PEP-AH (Post-Secondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms) “We are proud to present an exciting new webinar series for 2022. Alcohol is a driving factor in many negative outcomes for students. Join us in exploring the intersections between alcohol and sexual violence, mental health and other issues. We’ll also...

PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021

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PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021

This webinar series is a collaboration between Postsecondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH), Healthy Campus Alberta, Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses, and Healthy Campus Saskatchewan.  Click here to view the event poster, which can be shared to invite others to this webinar series! Webinar 1: Alcohol Harm Reduction within...

The Sober Paradox: Exploring the Role of Alcohol in our Culture, our Campuses, and our Lives (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 3)

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The Sober Paradox: Exploring the Role of Alcohol in our Culture, our Campuses, and our Lives (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 3)

Hosted by Healthy Campus Alberta May 12, 2021, 11:30am – 1:00pm MT/CT (10:30am – 12:00pm PT) The aim of this presentation is to critically question and dialogue around the role alcohol plays in our society, our campuses, and our everyday lives.  Part 1: Dr. Victoria F. Burns (Assistant Professor, UCalgary)...

How to Use a Motivational Interviewing Approach in Peer Outreach Programs (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 2)

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How to Use a Motivational Interviewing Approach in Peer Outreach Programs (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 2)

Hosted by Healthy Campus Saskatchewan April 28, 2021, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm MT/CT (10:30 am – 12:00 pm PT) One way to ensure that peer outreach programs on post-secondary campuses are effective is to design and deliver them with a Motivational Interviewing (MI) approach in mind. MI is a...

Alcohol Harm Reduction within Campus Community Health Promotion (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 1)

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Alcohol Harm Reduction within Campus Community Health Promotion (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 1)

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...

Building Recovery Capital in Canada Virtual Conference

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Building Recovery Capital in Canada Virtual Conference

Hosted by the Recovery Capital in Canada “4th Annual “Building Recovery Capital in Canada” Virtual Conference on September 4th 2020 was an amazing success. Over 1,500 attendees, 4,000 conversations in the public forums.  Thank you, everyone, updates on the 2021 conference will be updated by March 2021.  Let’s hope we...