Tagged Debbie Bruckner

U of C keeping higher education sober with Cannabis Policy

By Jason Herring, September 24 2018 — Despite the impending Oct. 17 legalization of cannabis across Canada, students at the University of Calgary will have to venture off-campus to light up a legal joint. The U of C unveiled its stand-alone Cannabis Policy on Sept. 24, but the policy doesn’t come into effect until Oct….

2016 National College Health Assessment results released

By Scott Strasser, November 29 2016 — The 2016 National College Health Assessment (NCHA)  results were officially released on Nov. 28. The data provides Alberta’s post-secondary institutions with a more detailed framework for understanding what mental health problems students currently face. The NCHA is an anonymous web-based survey that asks students general and mental health-related…

SU Wellness Centre shifts gears on naloxone

By Josh Harkema, November 15 2016 — (with files from Scott Strasser) With fentanyl overdoses accounting for 338 deaths in Alberta in the first half of 2016, the University of Calgary Students’ Union Wellness Centre is looking for ways to encourage students to join the fight against Alberta’s opiate epidemic. The Wellness Centre has offered…

SU Wellness Centre increases mental health resources available on campus

By Scott Strasser, September 27 2016 — In response to increased counselling requests and a new university-wide mental health strategy, the Students’ Union Wellness Centre launched a new mental health services model this semester. The Wellness Centre will expand its programming and services under the new model, which came into effect Sept. 12. According to…

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