Strategic Plan 2020-2023

Posted on June 25th, 2020

This plan was developed by HM|HC’s Support Team and Planning Group (now 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...

Smoking in the post-secondary context: A report for the Cultures of Smoking project

Posted on June 17th, 2020

This report provides an overview of a 2018-2019 endeavor in which 5 BC campuses participated, seeking to explore, understand and relate appropriately to the social practices and meaning of smoking among their members. The report summarizes the backdrop and dialogic approach...

Cannabis Legalization: An Opportunity for Healthier Relationships with Cannabis on Campus

Posted on June 1st, 2020

This resource is meant to help campuses pursue and implement a health promotion approach to cannabis. Besides respect for new laws, this guide encourages efforts...

HM|HC Talks: CCWS Recording

Posted on May 11th, 2020

Thank you for joining us on May 5, 2020 for a cross-country collaborative Talk on the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey. We were joined by Guy Faulkner and Tim Dyck who provided an overview and commentary on the new survey as well answered questions by audience members on...

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. 

Regulating Use and Marketing of Substances: Substance Use Policy on Campus

Posted on January 14th, 2020

This is the fourth in a series of discussion papers reflecting on a health promotion framework for policy initiatives that bear on substance use. This paper takes up how measures in the campus context to carefully limit situations of use and restrict promotional inducements can serve shared...

The Power of Dialogue: Changing Campus Culture

Posted on December 7th, 2018

This webinar explores how dialogue is able to bring about change in how we understand and interact with each other and why this is so important in addressing complex issues on campuses today. Designed to support the Changing the Culture of Substance Use project, this webinar will nonetheless...

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...

Promoting Health Literacy: Substance Use Policy on Campus

Posted on May 18th, 2018

This is the third in a series of discussion papers reflecting on a health promotion framework for policy initiatives that bear on substance use. This paper explores developing capacity to manage health by attending to culture, engaging in holistic drug education and intervening to encourage...

Building Community: Substance Use Policy on Campus

Posted on May 18th, 2018

This is the second in a series of discussion papers reflecting on a health promotion framework for policy initiatives that bear on substance use. Various policies that make no explicit reference to substance use can have a significant impact. This paper takes up the critical area of enhancing...

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