It's your choice

The University of Calgary values a community where we care for each other.

We aim to provide education, supports and resources for UCalgary students, faculty and staff to make informed decisions that promote their personal health and wellbeing.


Cannabis
As of Oct. 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to purchase and consume in Canada. Find out more about how this affects you and our campus.

Post-Alcohol Support Space (PASS)
A medically supervised, judgement-free place on campus where members of the university community can sleep off the effects of alcohol and/or cannabis.

Opioid awareness
Opioid use doesn’t look how you might think. Learn more about keeping yourself or someone you know safe while using opioids.

Mental Health 
In December 2015, we launched our Campus Mental Health Strategy, a bold commitment to the mental health and well-being of our university family.

Harm Reduction Support Advisor
Speak to our advisor to learn more about strategies to support your health. 

Harm reduction is one part of a holistic and comprehensive approach for addressing substance misuse that also includes prevention, education, detoxification, treatment and follow-up.

Programs & supports available for students, faculty & staff

Peer Support is here for you - we are all in this together. 

24-hour mental health support with Wood's Homes & Distress Centre 

UCalgary is following the City of Calgary bylaws for cannabis. You can’t use cannabis in residence, public spaces or in vehicles. If you’re using cannabis, make sure you’re on private property. If you’re planning to use cannabis, choose a product and consumption method that is right for you.