Practice Makes Policy: Creating Policy That Enables Well-being

Posted on March 17th, 2016

This graphic recording was created during Jenna Omassi’s keynote presentation and student reflections following her presentation focusing on policy change on BC campuses at Summit 2016. Below is a description of the keynote:

“A challenge to health and well-being on college...

Promoting the Mental Health of BC’s Post-Secondary Students: An Interactive Look at Policy and Practice Shift

Posted on March 17th, 2016

A graphic recorder summarized Jonny Morris’ session at Summit 2016 exploring how Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses has advanced significant change on campuses across BC and beyond at a national level. The session provided an up-close look at how HM|HC has helped shift policy and practice...

Highlights from #hmhc2016

Posted on March 17th, 2016

This resource is a visual summary of the conversation which took place in Twittersphere during the Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses Summit 2016. Presenters and participants used the hashtag #hmhc2016 to share their ideas and impressions with the community.

Cultivating a Culture of Well-being: Changing the Culture of Substance Use

Posted on March 17th, 2016

This graphic recording was made during plenary dialogue at Summit 2016 exploring lessons learned from the Changing the Culture of Substance Use Project.  The session explored: “What is culture? How do we raise consciousness of culture? How do we identify cultures around substance...

Clearing the Air: Lower-Risk Cannabis Use on Campus

Posted on March 2nd, 2016

This is one in a series of resources meant to guide the development of specific tools to promote elements of a comprehensive approach to psychoactive substance use within a post-secondary institution’s community. This resource aims to dispel some of the haze.  It considers the...

Balancing our Thinking around Drinking: Low-Risk Alcohol Use on Campus

Posted on March 1st, 2016

Balancing our Thinking around Drinking: Low-Risk Alcohol Use on Campus is one in a series of resources meant to guide the development of specific tools to promote elements of a comprehensive approach to psychoactive substance use within a post-secondary institution’s community....

Dinner and Dialogue: Engaging Community in Conversations about Drinking Culture

Posted on December 24th, 2015

This is a guide on how one might host a dinner and dialogue on the culture of alcohol with members of the community. This first part of the guide outlines the reasons one might host a dinner and dialogue, as well as a potential planning and facilitation approach to a dinner and dialogue....

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!

Healthy Relationships with Food & Substances on Campuses: A Framework for Moving Forward

Posted on November 3rd, 2015

Eating and substance use are associated with health issues on college campuses. Like sex and other feel-good things in life, food and psychoactive substances change the way people feel. And, just as food and substances have benefits, they can also lead to health and social problems.

The...

A Guide for Promoting Healthier Residence Environments

Posted on October 20th, 2015

This guide is one in a series of resources intended to serve a comprehensive approach to promoting healthier relationships with alcohol and other substances in post-secondary settings. Grounded in evidence and theory, it features ideas and suggestions for supporting the creation of a healthier...

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