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In partnership with the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions, HM|HC will be administering campus suicide prevention grants. All public post-secondary institutions in British Columbia are eligible to apply for the $50,000 grants.Read More
From February 22-25 2021, HM|HC invites campus stakeholders and community partners to attend the 2021 Summit, We Belong to Each Other: Cultivating Campus Communities for Mutual Well-Being. We are currently inviting all members of the campus community to submit proposals.Read More
On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, we hosted a HM|HC information session on the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students, a set of flexible, voluntary guidelines to help post-secondary institutions support the mental health and well-being of their students.Read More
On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, we hosted a HM|HC Info Session on Here2Talk, a free counselling service offered to post-secondary students in British Columbia.
This plan was developed by HM|HC’s Support Team and Leadership Committee as a tool to identify major goals and priority process objectives within them for HM|HC to pursue in its ongoing efforts to promote mental well-being and healthier relationships with substances on BC campuses.Read More
A compilation of resources currently used by our CoP to support their campuses during COVID-19Read More
The new international charter, an outcome of the 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges co-hosted by HM|HC, challenges universities and colleges to create healthier campuses and healthier communities.Read More
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Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses (HM|HC) is a province-wide community of practice, learning and working together to promote mental wellness and healthier relationships with substances within BC post-secondary institutions. This campus-based initiative engages students, service staff, faculty and administrators in a collaborative and innovative endeavor to build capacity and sustained mechanisms to advance well-being. HM|HC attempts to draw on sound theory and broad research as well as local experience and insight to enhance campus culture and shape environments conducive to all members thriving. Equipping them individually and collectively to contribute to the wellness of communities they now and will belong to is a vital part of the post-secondary educational mandate to develop productive citizens and leaders. HM|HC endorses and promotes implementation of the Okanagan Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges. Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division and Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research together provide a Support Team for this community of practice.
felt overwhelmed by all they had to do in the last year
of Canadian students reported feeling things were hopeless
of Canadian students have used alcohol in the last 30 days
of students who drank alcohol in the last year later regretted something they did when drinking
National College Health Association (2016)
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