Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses 2011 Summit

on November 14, 2011

by Kaleigh

Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses is a Community of Practice made up of students, researchers, administrators and counsellors. The goal of the Community of Practice is to promote “peer-to-peer learning about issues related to campus mental health and healthy substance use amongst BC post-secondary students.” You can learn more about this Community of Practice by visiting: http://community.bccampus.ca/mh

Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses will be holding its 2011 Summit on November 18th and 19th in New Westminster. The lead partners for Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses are the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) BC Division and the Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC). Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses is managed and coordinated on behalf of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information by CMHA BC.

Some issues that will be explored at this year’s summit include:

  • How can policies in colleges and universities promote mental health and reduce risky substance use?

  • How can the way you teach or learn help create healthier campuses?

  • Is your institution developing and implementing a mental health strategy?

This is sure to be an amazing event, and one you won’t want to miss! Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses invites students, counsellors, campus professionals, faculty, administrators, community organizations and government representatives to attend their 2011 Summit.

Healthy Minds/Health Campuses uses an Open Space methodology, so all participants are actively engaged in the learning and teaching process. If you are interested in learning more about the Open Space process please visit http://www.chriscorrigan.com/openspace/index.html

 

To learn more about the 2011 Summit please visit http://heretohelp.bc.ca/connect/campus

 

Healthy Minds Healthy Campuses 2011 Summit Details

When: Friday November 18th & Saturday November 19th, 2011

Where: Justice Institute of British Columbia

Cost:  Non-PSCA Members: $75 for Main Summit
           PSCA Members: $50 for Main Summit
           Students: $35 for Main Summit

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