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   [ + ]

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
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