Changing the Culture of Substance Use Project

In September 2012, the Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association-BC Division (CMHA-BC) with funding provided by the Ministry of Health, launched the Changing the Culture of Substance Use (CCSU) Project within the BC Healthy Minds | Healthy […]

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Food and Substance Use Project

Campus members experience a variety of relationships (some healthy, some not) with food and with alcohol or other drugs. There also seems to be a synergism in the relationship where food and substances intersect, which can contribute to increased risk […]

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Designing Healthy Campus Communities Video

Through a creative whiteboard style animation, the video makes a pitch to think big when it comes to “designing healthy campus communities.” Campuses are often where students learn, live, work, and play. In three short minutes, this resource helps to distill […]

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

The guide illustrates a framework for addressing student mental health in post-secondary institutions. The purpose of the guide is to be used as a tool to support the creating of campus communities that are deeply conducive to transformative learning and […]

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Hi F.I.V.E. Movement to Eliminate Stigma

The Hi F.I.V.E.  campaign aims to eliminate stigma towards those who are experiencing mental health distress or illness (now or in the past).  All campus communities are invited to take the pledge and respect and embrace anyone experiencing mental health distress or mental illness. Provincial interest in […]

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Campus Capacity Development Grants

Campus Capacity Grants were developed to support BC post-secondary institutions in building capacity and encouraging innovation in campus mental health promotion and the reduction of risky substance use. These grants provided funding to encourage institutions to converge diverse and cross-sectoral representation to […]

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