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Welcome to Campus Health

Campus Health is a multidisciplinary research and development unit that houses the VOICE longitudinal research study. Our interests are people, environments, and policy at the intersection of health, sustainability and economics.

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Campus Health News

Healthy Beverage Initiative at UBC Okanagan

UBC Wellbeing Scholar, Morgan Alford, and Campus Health Voice team conducted a survey at UBCO to assess attitudes toward healthier beverage choices and consumption patterns. In June 2018, 438 campus community members completed the survey. Based on findings the following interim recommendations were made to guide the implementation of the Healthy Be...

Recreational cannabis at UBCO campus

In this report, the Campus Health Voice Project team describe initiatives they have led over the past 1.5 years to provide opportunities for discussing and sharing information about recreational cannabis, and to gather information about ways to support informed decision making regarding the use of cannabis. Based on learnings from these initiatives...

Smoking and UBC Okanagan

The Campus Health Voice Project has been learning about the views of students, staff and faculty about smoking on campus over the last four years.  Information gathered through surveys, individual consultations, stakeholder interviews, and small and large group dialogues are summarized in this report.  Based on our findings recommendations are pr...

Patterns of cannabis and tobacco smoking and vaping at UBC Okanagan

The Campus Health Voice Project team collaborated with UBCO Operations and Risk Management to observe gazebo use patterns following legalization of recreational cannabis. Based on our findings recommendations are provided. A copy of the full report is available here.

Saving lives: Opioid awareness and naloxone training

Over the past year, the Campus Health Voice team partnered with Students for Healthy Alternative and Risk Prevention (SHARP) and nursing students to provide opioid awareness and naloxone training. Trained SHARP students and the nursing students hosted booths where interested students could drop in and receive opioid and naloxone training. In Januar...

Bell Let’s Talk at UBCO

Students working with our Campus Health Voice team created a buzz about mental health on our campus as part of a national initiative to create a stigma-free Canada. They encouraged our campus community to speak up about mental illness. Five simple ways to help end the stigma that keeps too many who struggle with mental […]...

SAVE ME: steps to save a life

The Voice Campus Health team, in partnership with two 4th year UBCO nursing students and one 2nd year UBC medical student, hosted a booth at FROSH. FROSH is a large party event hosed by the UBC Students’ Union. Bracelets and business cards with the SAVE ME acronym were handed out to educate event participants on the steps to […]...

VOICE Campus Health Project – Curious about Cannabis

On September 12, 2018, Campus Health, in partnership with a 4th year nursing student and two UBCO student volunteers, hosted a booth during the Clubs and Course Union Expo Day. At this booth, students, staff and faculty were invited to voice their opinions on cannabis use on campus by answering a brief needs assessment survey. People […]...