A platform for collaboration across K-12 and post-secondary

Posted on July 1st, 2017

Change Dialogue #1 at SUMMIT 2017: Representatives from K-12 and post-secondary examined the strengths and opportunities of each sector and how they might be harnessed collectively. When it comes to what it will take to shift from separate spheres to a united front, this multi-stakeholder...

Navigating the complex world of youth: Creating a continuum of connectedness from K–12 to post-secondary

Posted on July 1st, 2017

Carol Todd at SUMMIT 2017: Students face common, and often complex, mental health challenges that necessitate a focus on prevention and early intervention. This starts and ends with consistent, constant care and support across the education spectrum. If we teach...

Under our Influence: Shifting a Culture

Posted on June 23rd, 2017

This Changing the Culture of Substance Use (CCSU) video was designed as a useful tool to intrigue and engage those in post-secondary communities who may be curious about what is involved in changing a culture (in general and, in particular, around substance use). It is intended to...

Dinner Basket Conversations at Selkirk College

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

Selkirk College has been hosting innovative Dinner Basket Conversations related to substance use, as part of the Changing the Culture of Substance Use project. See how Dinner Basket Conversations are hosted at Selkirk College, and get the ingredients...

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...

Mental Health Disability Accommodations Scenarios Workbook

Posted on July 26th, 2016

The HM|HC workbook is designed to help administrators, faculty, staff and students understand the complexities of mental health problems and recognize the opportunities accommodation can offer. Inside the document you will find eight different scenarios detailing a challenge that may arise...

Summit 2016 Participant Reflections

Posted on June 17th, 2016

This report provides a snapshot of the participant experience. The reflections of students and professionals from ten different BC post-secondary institutions on their key learning and plans for implementing mental health promotion strategies are laid out within. The interactive format,...

Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses Rack Card

Posted on June 8th, 2016

Learn more about Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses with this short Rack Card. Please feel free to share this PDF with anyone who might be interested in learning more or getting involved with our Community of Practice.

The document provides an overview of what Healthy Minds | Healthy...

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