Healthy Campus Alberta has a NEW WEBSITE! Legalization of Marijuana: Here are several documents to help inform your campus conversations around the legalization of Marijuana. These documents were passed along by individuals and campuses within HCA. Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines Cannabis Talk Kit Advanced Education Grant Proposals: If you are in the process of completing your Advanced […]Continue readingHealthy Campus Alberta Update
With the passing of Bill C-14, the Canadian Mental Health Association raises concern regarding the criteria eligibility of mental illnesses for medical assistance in dying (MAiD).Continue readingCMHA Position on Bill C-14 on medical assistance in dying (MAiD)
Healthy Campus Alberta joins with The Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division “For too many post-secondary students mental illness continues to be a challenge…our government wants to make sure reliable supports are available to students right across our province.” – Brandy Payne Post-secondary student mental well being is linked to academic achievement, learning, retention and […]Continue readingHealthy Campus Alberta joins with The Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division
Wildfires are not uncommon in our country. But this one is. As you know, the scale of the disaster in Fort McMurray is unprecedented. CMHA has created the CMHA Fort McMurray Mental Health Fund (www.cmha.ca/fortmcmurrayfund), in response to the fires that have devastated that community. Canadians have already generously supported disaster relief for the people […]Continue readingUrgent appeal to Canadians: A CMHA Mental Health Fund for Fort McMurray
This week (May 2-8) is Mental Health Week. There’s no missing it this year, because Canadians are GETTING LOUD for Mental Health. We are raising our voices to build awareness and support – for someone at work; for someone at home; for ourselves. And we are going to be heard from coast to coast to […]Continue readingCelebrate Mental Health Week with us!
Get Loud for CMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week CMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week is fast approaching (May 2-8). And again this year, CMHA is asking Canadians to GET LOUD for mental health! Getting loud means speaking up to stop the discrimination and the stigma that usually go hand in hand with mental illness. […]Continue readingMental Health Week 2016
Help CMHA support Bell Let’s Talk Day! Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness. Bell’s annual Bell Let’s Talk Day campaign encourages people to start the conversation about mental health with friends, family and co-workers, recognizing that simply talking […]Continue readingHelp CMHA Alberta support Bell Let’s Talk Day!
This week Albertans learned about the devastating rise in suicide deaths in our province. It is staggering. Alberta has a high rate to start with (higher than Ontario, for example). More Albertans die by suicide each year than in fatal car collisions. And that was before this year’s increase. This new trajectory is beyond alarming. […]Continue readingSuicide Prevention: It is Everyone’s Responsibility
In this issue: A letter from David Grauwiler, Executive Director of CMHA, Alberta Division 8 tips for mental wellness during the holidays 4 ways to support mental health this holiday seasonContinue readingMy Mental Health Newsletter
Pictured above, from left: Medicine Hat Co-ED, Celina Symmonds; CMHA Alberta ED David Grauwiler; CMHA Alberta Board Chair, Thomas Djurfors; Medicine Hat Food Bank Co-ED, Tammy Vanderloh and Alberta Minister of Health and Seniors, the Hon. Sarah Hoffman. Pictured above, from left: CMHA Alberta ED, David Grauwiler; Edmonton Oilers Goalie Ben Scrivens’ parents, Dawna Scrivens […]Continue reading2014-2015 Annual General Meeting Photos