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.


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...

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...

The Okanagan Charter: An international charter for health promoting universities & colleges

Posted on October 14th, 2015

The new International Charter is an outcome of the 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges / VII International Congress (co-hosted by Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses).  It was designed...

A Snapshot: Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses

Posted on October 13th, 2015

This presentation was given at the BC Career and Colleges Association Conference in Vancouver in October 2015. The Prezi highlights what HM|HC is, describes the student experience, our history, what we do, how we do it, key outcomes and helpful resources.

Online Community How-To Guide

Posted on February 4th, 2015

In this guide, you will learn about each section of the online community to help you make the best use of all it has to offer. Learn how to create a group, add a resource, share an event or ask a question. The guide also contains information on how to edit your personal settings.

Online Community How-To Video Guide

Posted on February 4th, 2015

Watch the Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses How-To Video Guide for the online social learning community. Learn more about how you can use the online community to connect, discover, inspire and co-create.

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