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Alberta National Standard Discussion Group – Spring Edition 2024 

Webinars

Alberta National Standard Discussion Group – Spring Edition 2024 

Are you working directly with the National Standard on an Alberta campus? You are invited to join HCA  to discuss your efforts with the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students with other Alberta campuses. The HCA staff team will guide the discussion group with some prompting...

Challenges Facing International Students and Opportunities to Enhance Wellness & Resources On and Beyond Campus

Webinars

Challenges Facing International Students and Opportunities to Enhance Wellness & Resources On and Beyond Campus

This panel webinar will give international students the opportunity to discuss, explore and share their lived experiences as international students and immigrants to Canada. Students will explore challenges and complexities navigating campus life and Canadian environments, as well as share insights, opportunities, and what resources have helped them navigate campus...

HCA 2024 Wellness Summit

Events

HCA 2024 Wellness Summit

The Wellness Summit serves as an annual gathering for the HCA Community of Practice, providing an opportunity to come together, learn, share, and celebrate efforts across the province to strengthen post-secondary mental health and wellness. We are excited to meet in-person to explore this year’s theme: Introspection: Looking Back to...

Related Groups

Group Therapy Resources

Groups

Group Therapy Resources

A place we can share resources so we can help groups of students as quickly as possible without having to develop a group which may already exist. Join or Log in to the Community Hub to be a part of the conversation!

HCA Students’ Corner

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HCA Students’ Corner

A place for students in Alberta’s post-secondaries to support one another, ask questions, and share successes. Join or Log in to the Community Hub to be a part of the conversation!

National College Health Assessment (NCHA) Forum & Resources

Groups

National College Health Assessment (NCHA) Forum & Resources

This group is intended to provide a forum for questions, discussion, and the sharing of resources pertaining to the 2019 spring NCHA survey. Please use this space to post your questions and/or lessons learned. Institutions who have previously participated in the survey are encouraged to post samples and templates of...

The Inquiring Mind

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The Inquiring Mind

An opportunity for trainers and implementers of The Inquiring Mind program to share ideas and questions. Join or Log in to the Community Hub to be a part of the conversation!

HCA Book Club

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HCA Book Club

A place for HCA members to come together and discuss a pre-defined mental health topics. Join or Log in to the Community Hub to be a part of the conversation!

Practicing Mindfulness

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Practicing Mindfulness

Are you passionate about mindfulness? Do want to learn more about mindfulness? This group is designed to be a hub for the sharing of resources, opportunities and mindfulness moments with the Healthy Campus Alberta community. To get this group up and going, Allan Donsky is going to begin the facilitation...

Resources for Suicide Prevention

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Resources for Suicide Prevention

This group is designed to connect campuses with the resources of the Centre for Suicide Prevention. Sign up or Log in to the Community Hub to ask questions and check out the resources available to campuses.

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Mental Health Initiatives

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Mental Health Initiatives

The following initiatives were submitted in response to a call for Mental Health Initiatives that was shared out to the Community of Practice in April, 2016. The purpose of this call was to showcase Alberta mental health initiatives with the intent that they would spark conversations, innovation, and collaboration across...

Toolkit for people who have been impacted by a suicide attempt

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Toolkit for people who have been impacted by a suicide attempt

From the Mental Health Commission of Canada “The Mental Health Commission of Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, the Centre for Suicide Prevention, the Public Health Agency of Canada, along with an Advisory Committee comprised of people with lived experience related to suicide, have developed toolkits...

Toolkit for people who have been impacted by a suicide loss

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Toolkit for people who have been impacted by a suicide loss

From the Mental Health Commission of Canada “The Mental Health Commission of Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, the Centre for Suicide Prevention, the Public Health Agency of Canada, along with an Advisory Committee comprised of people with lived experience related to suicide, have developed toolkits...

TeenMentalHealth.org

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TeenMentalHealth.org

From TeenMentalHealth.Org  TeenMentalHealth.org is committed to creating and disseminating the highest quality mental health information (products and training programs), addressing the needs of youth (ages 12 to 25 years), families, educators, health providers, policy makers and others. Their vision is to help improve the mental health of youth by the...

Cannabis evidence series : an evidence synthesis

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Cannabis evidence series : an evidence synthesis

From the University of Calgary “Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in Canada. In 2015, the new Liberal government of Canada announced their plan to legalize cannabis and in June of 2016 a federal task force on cannabis was announced. Guided by this task force, cannabis legislation is...

Alberta Cannabis Framework, Legislation, and Fact Sheet.

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Alberta Cannabis Framework, Legislation, and Fact Sheet.

From the Government of Alberta “Alberta’s system for legalized cannabis will provide adults safe access to legal cannabis while protecting Alberta’s youth and public health, promoting safety on roads, in workplaces and in public spaces, and limiting the illegal market.” Excerpt from pg. 2 of the handbook To view the...

Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines (LRCUG)

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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.

Cannabis facts and FAQs: A guide to legalization

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Cannabis facts and FAQs: A guide to legalization

From the University of Calgary The University of Calgary created an eBook with research-based fundamentals about cannabis, along with frequently asked questions about health benefits and risks, and the process of legalization. 

Reducing Cannabis Harms: A Guide for Ontario Campuses

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Reducing Cannabis Harms: A Guide for Ontario Campuses

From the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “This guide, created by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health, explores issues related to cannabis use and provides readers with an overview of health approaches that can reduce the harms and risks associated with it. Any campus professional —...

Alone in Canada: 21 Ways to Make it Better

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Alone in Canada: 21 Ways to Make it Better

From the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health This self-help guide for single newcomers has been provided by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Ontario, Canada. To explore the resource on their website, click here. Click the button below to download the PDF in English. You can find...

HCA Design Team Terms of Reference

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HCA Design Team Terms of Reference

Purpose: The Healthy Campus Alberta Community of Practice strives to create an inclusive, collaborative, and community-integratedapproach to mental health and wellness.  This will be achieved through accessible and sustainable program ideas, sharing best practices and research, and fostering a culture of support and compassion for all post-secondary institutions across Alberta, al...

Healthy Campus Alberta Community of Practice Charter

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Healthy Campus Alberta Community of Practice Charter

Introduction There has been an increasing amount of attention given in recent years to the mental health and wellbeing of post-secondary students. Recent data demonstrates a large number of students are experiencing mental health problems, with many students reporting high levels of psychological distress, emotional difficulties and substance misuse (American...