The Umbrella Project has created a successful model that embodies best practices to provide substance use prevention, awareness, and early intervention to emerging adults within a postsecondary setting.
This guide provides online training and resources to help staff and faculty become more familiar with harm reduction and how they can support students and contribute to a healthier, safer campus. Harm reduction is an umbrella term for policies and practices focused on reducing the problematic effects of alcohol and other drug use.
Creating healthy campuses and supporting students to be successful in their education and future careers is a win-win.
Algonquin College’s core values embrace student’s health and well-being:
Algonquin College recognizes that it has an ability to support students’ mental health through programs and training.
All three campuses are dedicated to help students be the best they can be by not only providing an excellent education, but also by providing many support services:
If you have any questions or want to get involved, contact Amanda Neilson, Harm Reduction Consultant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.