A guide to e-mental health supports on BC post-secondary campuses

Posted on June 6th, 2023

HM| HC has surveyed 15 different health or counselling staff members from 13 different postsecondary institutions in BC to assess the current landscape of e-mental health supports available at their respective campuses. This e-mental health guide provides a collection of considerations...

Harm reduction: a guide for campus communities

Posted on February 24th, 2022

This resource places harm reduction within a health promotion approach as a fitting application of its values and implications. Harm reduction is thus understood to be part of broad endeavors to advance well-being at a campus community level. It also includes strategies explicitly relating...

On the value and limitations of the CCWS for HM|HC

Posted on April 27th, 2020

This resource was done up as a short commentary with questions to help BC campuses reflect on usefulness of the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey from a health promotion perspective. 

Focusing on fentanyl

Posted on October 16th, 2018

If you party, plan ahead.

This resource was designed to help campus members understand the risks that students may encounter at parties, on-campus or off, in order to help students mitigate their risk in a realistic and responsible way. We encourage you to use this...

Community Cooking Workshops

Posted on April 4th, 2018

This promising practice is an initiative offered by Simon Fraser University (SFU) to international undergraduate and graduate students. It relates SFU’s experience in providing community cooking workshops and offers suggestions on why and how other post-secondary institutions might host...

Most Significant Change Stories at Selkirk College

Posted on April 28th, 2017

This guide includes seven examples of first-person accounts of culture shifts at Selkirk College, as part of the Dinner Basket Conversations initiative. Participants were invited to tell their stories of change until the “Most Significant Change Story” emerged to signify the value or...

Most Significant Change Stories for Dinner Basket Conversation Facilitators

Posted on April 28th, 2017

Dinner Basket Conversations have been hosted on Selkirk College campuses for the past six years in an effort to gather information from students about substance use patterns and mental health challenges. These conversations have been observed to have a therapeutic effect on both...

Promising Practice: Do2GetThru

Posted on April 28th, 2017

Do2GetThru is a project at Camosun College in Victoria, BC, that explores the culture of substance use on campus. Since Camosun College is a commuter campus, the landscape around substance use is different from that of many other post-secondary institutions with on-campus student...

Promising Practice: Hosting a Dinner Basket Conversation on Substance Use

Posted on November 19th, 2015

Selkirk College has been hosting innovative dinner basket conversations related to substance use. This promising practice tool will help you organize a dinner basket conversation with guiding questions for facilitators, a reflection sheet for participants, recipes, and more!

Promising Practice: TRU’s Drink with Class Initiative

Posted on October 20th, 2015

The Drink with Class initiative was inspired from Thompson Rivers University’s involvement in Changing the Culture of Substance Use (CCSU), a project under Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses in British Columbia (BC). At Thompson Rivers University (TRU), Drink with Class has become a...

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