Section 2: Cannabis Use on Campus

There are conflicting messages surrounding cannabis, including regarding its potential harms and benefits, which can make it difficult to provide appropriate messages and support for post-secondary students.[1]Healthy Minds, Healthy Campuses (2016). Clearing the Air: Lower-Risk Cannabis Use on Campus. Accessed from: https://healthycampuses.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Cannabis-Guide-2016.pdf This section will help campus professionals provide information to students about the risks of cannabis use and intervention strategies to reduce harms.

  1. Reasons for Cannabis Use and Non-use
  2. Cannabis Use Among Adolescents, Youth, and Frequent Users
  3. Cannabis and Mental Health
  4. Language and Stigma
  5. Education, Harm Reduction, and Skills for Engaging with Students

References

Healthy Minds, Healthy Campuses (2016). Clearing the Air: Lower-Risk Cannabis Use on Campus. Accessed from: https://healthycampuses.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Cannabis-Guide-2016.pdf
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