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The ACADSA ‘Healthy Habits’ campaign is an online knowledge hub, which strives to educate students on an array of wellness topics. Through videos and blog-style posts, our campaign aims to empower students to be proactive in taking charge of their mental health and wellbeing.

Healthy Habits Topics

Resources

The Importance of Self Care During the Holidays

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Unfortunately, that’s not the experience for many people during the holiday season.  There is often an increase in depressive feelings as time [...]

Do you have a Naloxone kit?

What is Naloxone? Naloxone is a drug that can temporarily reverse an opioid (such as Fentanyl) overdose, so long as it is given right away and followed up by emergency medical [...]

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Work-Life Balance Quiz – Canadian Mental Health Association

Are you in Balance? Finding and maintaining a healthy balance between the many different roles we play in life can be difficult. Juggling classes, assignments, work and your wellness can [...]

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Healthy Habits Prize Pack – November 2018

Enter to win items to help you be proactive in taking charge of your health and wellbeing!! What is required? Your name and ACAD email address >> [...]

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Understanding Harm Reduction – CMHA Workshop

Are you looking to gain a greater understanding of harm reduction? Consider attending CHMA’s free workshop. This course will provide an understanding of what harm reduction is and how to [...]

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Stress Management: Using Self-Help Techniques for Dealing with Stress

Stress Management It may seem like there’s nothing you can do about stress. The bills won’t stop coming, there will never be more hours in the day, and your work [...]

Healthy Habits Prize Pack – October 2018

Enter to win items to help you be proactive in taking charge of your health and wellbeing!! What is required? Your name and ACAD email address Contest [...]

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‘Food and Mood’ Course – From CMHA

Everything that goes into your body has the potential to affect your mood. CMHA - Canadian Mental Health Association - Calgary Region’s ‘Food and Mood’  course will help you to [...]

‘Challenging Procrastination’ Workshop – From CMHA

Some people find it hard to get tasks started. When a task is set, you may think you have lots of time, so you forget it for a while, until [...]

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed from your workload? Unsure of how to take a break without feeling guilty? Try combatting stress with relaxation techniques.Visit https://www.helpguide.org/articles/stress/relaxation-techniques-for-stress-relief.htm for more information and step-by-step relaxation [...]

‘A Good Nights Sleep’ Course – From CMHA

Do you have trouble getting to sleep at night? Do you wake up early in the morning? Do you spend the night tossing and turning? The aim of this course [...]

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Empower Me – Provided by StudentCare.ca

Are you aware of the campus mental health resources available to you? ACADSA health and dental plan members have access to Empower Me—a mental health and wellness service that seeks [...]