Tools and Resources

Here, you will find all of the Tools and Resources that we have shared on our site. You can use the pages to explore them or use the search bar above to look for something specific. We have also sorted the tools and resources into three categories: Framework & Strategies, Initiatives, Training, and Tools, and Healthy Campus Alberta Information. Is there a resource that you would like to see shared here? Please let us know!

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Cannabis Talk Kit

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Cannabis Talk Kit

From Drug-Free Kids Canada “Cannabis—legal or otherwise—is a hot topic. Parents who provide their kids with balanced information about the effects associated with cannabis (often called marijuana) can help them make informed decisions. It’s more important than ever for parents to protect their kids’ health and development by addressing this...

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...

Post-Secondary Student Mental Health: Guide to a Systemic Approach

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Post-Secondary Student Mental Health: Guide to a Systemic Approach

“This guide outlines a framework for addressing student mental health in post-secondary institutions. It is the result of a commitment undertaken by the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS) and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) to strengthen student mental health. Another product of that commitment, Mental...

NCHA-II Web Spring 2016 Alberta Canada Reference Group Executive Summary

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NCHA-II Web Spring 2016 Alberta Canada Reference Group Executive Summary

From the American College Health Association (ACHA) “The ACHA-NCHA II supports the health of the campus community by fulfilling the academic mission, supporting short- and long-term healthy behaviours, and gaining a current profile of health trends within the campus community.” Excerpt from pg. 1 of summary

APSHA NCHA 2016 Press Release

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APSHA NCHA 2016 Press Release

From the Alberta Post-Secondary Health Association ALBERTA SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS HEALTH NEEDS FOR POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS ACROSS THE PROVINCE “Alberta — It’s crunch time for Alberta university students as they begin to complete final projects and exams, and newly released survey data helps understand health issues on post-secondary campuses. Today, the Alberta Post-Secondary Health...

Post-Secondary Mental Health Advisory Panel Final Report

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Post-Secondary Mental Health Advisory Panel Final Report

From the Government of Alberta “In early October 2016, we were asked by the Ministry of Advanced Education to Co-Chair the Advisory Panel on Post-Secondary Mental Health. We could not have been more thrilled and humbled to play a part in this incredibly important work. The Panel began its work...

Advanced Education Fact-sheet: Improving Post-Secondary Mental Health

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Advanced Education Fact-sheet: Improving Post-Secondary Mental Health

From the Government of Alberta This fact sheet presents Advanced Education’s response to the the Advisory Panel on Post-Secondary Mental Health recommendations report (June 1, 2017).  To read more about the Advisory Panel, click here.

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...

Healthy Campus Alberta Materials

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Healthy Campus Alberta Materials

Are you a representative from a post-secondary campus? Was your campus a recipient of the HCA materials in 2018 and you’ve run out of connect cards? Or perhaps you’re just connecting now and never received them? We have a gift for you! We have a package with some Healthy Campus...

Alberta Mental Health Framework

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Alberta Mental Health Framework

Introduction “The Alberta Post-Secondary Mental Health and Addiction Framework outlines key concepts, considerations and action strategies for addressing student mental health and addiction problems in post-secondary institutions. It is a collaborative document representing the perspectives of many stakeholders across the province. The goal of the framework is to provide comprehensive,...

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...