Fall Update 

Dear Community of Practice Members,

Welcome to the Fall Update from Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses. Today was World Mental Health Day and this week is Mental Illness Awareness Week, so it seems like a perfect time to catch you up on resources and research you may have missed, as well as upcoming learning events, the deadline for joining Phase 2 of our Changing the Culture of Substance Use project and a few contests that might be of interest. 


Designing Healthy Campus Communities Video
The 3 minute pitch!
Click to learn more, watch, share and use >

Archive of August 15th Webinar “Designing Healthy Campus Communities: Enhancing Student Wellbeing and Academic Success”
Click to learn more, watch, share and use >

National Guide – “Post-Secondary Student Mental Health: Guide to a Systemic Approach”
Includes conceptual framework, examples, key considerations and resources
Click to download the guide >

“Hi FIVE” Anti-Stigma Campaign Materials
Click here to visit the website and view the implementation kit >
Click here to read the story behind the logo >


National College Health Assessment (NCHA) Canadian Reference Group Results
The largest amount of data ever collected on the health of Canadian post-secondary students
Click to access summary and full report >
Findings from SFU Study – “Building Healthy Campus Communities: The Adaptation of a Workplace Tool to Understand Better Student Wellbeing Within Higher Education Settings”
Click to read the journal article >

Learning Events

Next Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses Summit
Vancouver, January 2014
Save the date coming soon!
Free CARBC Public Lecture – “Developing and Evaluating Brief Interventions to Reduce Substance Use and Related Problems Among College Students”
Click to view the event poster >


Call for Expression of Interest

Changing the Culture of Substance Use Project – Phase 2
Deadline to Submit Form: October 31, 2013
Click to learn more about the project and how to get involved >



Tweet @HereToHelpBC about Social Media's Impact on Mental Health (must be 25 or younger)
Click to find out more about the contest >

AnxietyBC Writing and Video Contest (must be 17 – 29)
Click to find out more about the contest >

Link to It' - Canada’s New and Emerging Digital Student Success Center 
Click to learn more about Juggle >
Click to find out more about the contest >


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