Webinars

Thank you to all of the community members and partners who have contributed to our webinars! If there is a topic you would like to see here, feel free to contact us. You are also welcome to explore the webinar recordings and related resources below!

Upcoming Webinars

Student Food Insecurity and the Impacts on Mental Health

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Student Food Insecurity and the Impacts on Mental Health

Food insecurity on post-secondary campuses is a serious but overlooked issue. Studies have consistently shown rates of 30% to 40% of students experiencing food insecurity across Canadian post-secondary institutions, yet it is rarely talked about from an institutional perspective and often left for campus food banks to address. The mental...

National Standard Discussion Group: Winter 2022 Edition

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National Standard Discussion Group: Winter 2022 Edition

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...

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From 211 to Mental Health Promising Practices: Updates on the GoA Provincial Projects

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From 211 to Mental Health Promising Practices: Updates on the GoA Provincial Projects

Kevin Friese from the University of Alberta, Jeannie Gorrie from the University of Calgary and Chelsea Bodoe from Mount Royal University joined Healthy Campus Alberta to present three initiatives focused on post-secondary mental health from a provincial perspective.  

Let’s talk about it: Using film to start conversations about mental health

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Let’s talk about it: Using film to start conversations about mental health

It’s well-known that early intervention and prevention are the most effective ways to address mental illness, but starting a conversation with students about mental health can be hard. While films and videos are great ways to introduce the topic, they also present unique challenges such as triggering audience members. Over...

NCHA Post-Data Collection: Analysis, Dissemination and Mobilization

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NCHA Post-Data Collection: Analysis, Dissemination and Mobilization

2019 represented the first time that all publicly funded institutions in Alberta implemented the NCHA concurrently. The NCHA proved to be an indispensable resource for many institutions in informing programming and engaging stakeholders around wellness. Kevin Friese and Melissa Visconti of the University of Alberta, and Rachelle McGrath of Mount...

MHCC Standard for Psychological Health and Safety for Post-Secondary Students

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MHCC Standard for Psychological Health and Safety for Post-Secondary Students

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) developed a standard of psychological health and safety for post-secondary students (PSS Standard). Healthy Campus Alberta hosted an informational webinar on what the standard is, how it is was developed and how you can contribute.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

Metrics Conversation and Advanced Education

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Metrics Conversation and Advanced Education

Kenton Puttick and Sharon Alles from Advanced Education joined Health Campus Alberta for a conversation on metrics and advanced education. This webinar was facilitated by Rachelle McGrath​.

MHCC: Safe messaging about suicide, mental illness and mental health

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MHCC: Safe messaging about suicide, mental illness and mental health

A webinar by the Mental Health Commission of Canada “Description: Join Jodie Golden from the Public Health Agency of Canada and Dr. Jijian Voronka from the University of Windsor to learn how to safely talk about suicide and mental health. Information will be provided to help participants gain the confidence necessary...