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Linnea Vendittelli, BHSc

Library & Student Supports
Mental Health Education Coordinator

Linnea strives to educate and inspire others to create a supportive and collaborative environment.

She provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to help those experiencing mental health problems, and is a strong facilitator in mental health literacy programs, such as the Mental Health Commission of Canada's Mental Health First Aid and the Alberta Health Services Community Helpers Program.

Linnea is an ambassador and advocate for student, faculty, and staff wellness and support. She organizes special events on campus and creates interactive and engaging visuals to promote mental health awareness and resources.

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Biomedical Health Science Major, Psychology Minor), University of Northern British Columbia 
  • Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Mental Health Commission of Canada 
  • The Inquiring Mind, Mental Health Commission of Canada
Main Areas of Teaching
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • The Inquiring Mind
  • Alberta Health Services Communitea Helpers Program
  • LivingWorks Safe Talk
  • Alberta Happiness Basics
  • Alberta Anxiety to Calm
  • Alberta Health Basics
  • Alberta Relationships in Motion
  • Alberta Journeying Through Grief
Scholarly Activity


Mount Royal University. (2020). Tools for success: Models for exemplary student mental health initiatives at Alberta post-secondary institutions. Healthy Campus Alberta. 


Vendittelli, Linnea M. (2020). Communitea: Program implementation [Powerpoint slides]. Residence Life Professional Association of Western Canada.

Vendittelli, Linnea M. (2018). Stress management & self-care [Powerpoint slides]. CPHR Alberta.

Professional and/or RDP Leadership 

•    Chair, Make Some Time RDP Working Group 
•    Representative, International Student Supports Framework Working Group 
•    Representative, Red Deer Polytechnic and Alberta Health Services Addiction Education Coalition
•    Member, Healthy Campus Alberta Community of Practice
•    Member, Central Alberta Regional Collaborative Services Post-Secondary Mental Health Committee
•    Collaboration with Cams Kids
•    Volunteer work with

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