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...

Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses (HM | HC): Promoting Mental Well-being Among Postsecondary Institutions in British Columbia

Posted on December 13th, 2022

This book chapter gives a historical account of the development of Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses as a collaborative learning community. Since 2004, HM|HC has sought to enable its campuses to enhance their respective environments and cultures. This has involved a growing understanding...

Disability and the phenomenological gaze: Towards an embodied understanding of addiction

Posted on December 9th, 2022

This paper provides an overview of disability and addiction and a detailed analysis of their discourses, including those informed by social justice and harm reduction perspectives. It suggests a phenomenological critique of these literatures and then offers some thoughts on how a...

Needs-Based Assessment, Mental Health, Suicidal Behaviours, and Youth Transitioning Out of Care

Posted on June 20th, 2022

This report outlines the need to create and expand mental health care policies, resources, and supports for youth who are transitioning out of care.  

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...

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. 

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