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  1. A New Path in School District #22 (Vernon)

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    In School District #22, we have a simple philosophy with respect to drug and alcohol issues. We ask, what would I do if my child had a drug problem? This uncomplicated philosophy shapes our programs and actions. ...

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  2. Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among BC Students

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    Alcohol and other drug use by young people is a frequent concern among adults. Most people know someone who has suffered problems from misuse of alcohol or other drugs. They worry that any use during the teen years will lead to addiction. ...

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  3. Alcohol on Campus

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    The Student Life Education Company promotes healthy decisions on the use or non-use of alcohol and on other health issues. We do this by increasing awareness, challenging unhealthy attitudes and providing students and student advisors with training and re ...

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  4. Are You Going Bananas?

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    In the fall of 2006, I encouraged two UBC nursing students (Natalie Rai and Shandell Susin) in my population health course to get involved with Beyond the Blues (BTB). BTB is a Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), BC Division campaign (see sidebar). ...

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  5. Beyond Cleaning Up Your Own Barf

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    Giving my head a shake: A couple of weeks ago a friend I met at my workplace returned from a trip with a small gift for me. She said the item reminded her of our work so much that she couldn’t resist buying it. She held out her hand to display a small, si ...

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  6. Campus Capacity Grants

    Application criteria | Timeline | How to apply | Evaluation criteria | Download application Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses’ Campus Capacity Grants program is funded by the BC Ministry of Health. This program has been developed to support BC post-secondary ...

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  7. Campuses Resouces

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    This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement of resources ...

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  8. Communities Practising Care

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    Going to college or university is not easy. Students may be leaving friends and family behind as they move to a strange new place. In this new place, there are new pressures and relationships. There is also a new freedom, which results in many students ma ...

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  9. Editor's Message: Schools

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    Mental health problems among elementary and high school students are much more common than many British Columbians believe, and use of alcohol and other drugs by teenagers has its own misconceptions. No classroom is immune to these issues or their interwe ...

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  10. Health promotion and alcohol in the campus community

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    Download the document PDF (178 Kb) A significant challenge to health promotion around alcohol use in a postsecondary context is the cultural status that heavy drinking episodes have acquired as an accepted rite of passage marking transition into more inde ...

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