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Better Choices, Better Health®

 Location: Alberta Wide

Helps participants explore ways to manage their health and empower them to live their life, one step at a time.

These free six-week group workshops are for Albertans 18 years and older who have or support someone with a long-term (chronic) health condition. Workshops are available in person and online.

Workshops are led by people who have experience with a long-term health condition of their own. Together, participants and leaders learn from each other by sharing their experiences and exploring possible solutions.

Learn More and Discuss:

  • managing symptoms like pain, fatigue, stress
  • talking to loved ones, health team & workplace about your health and needs
  • dealing with difficult feelings
  • ways to eat healthy and stay active
  • tools for problem-solving & setting realistic plans

BCBH®-Chronic Pain: If chronic pain is your main concern, this worshop may be right for you. Learn about the topics above, as well as:

  • pacing yourself
  • treatments for chronic pain
  • Moving Easy Program (gentle exercise program)

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the program, please contact your local zone coordinator (see Contact Details section).

To register or learn more, visit the website.

Contact Details

Alberta Wide

1-877-349-5711 (North Zone Registration), 825-404-7460, press 3 (Edmonton Zone Registration), 1-877-314-6997 (Central Zone Registration), 1-844-527-1160 (Calgary Zone Registration), 1-866-795-9709 (South Zone Registration)
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Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Adults 18 years and older who have or support someone with a chronic condition.

Referral Needed

Participants can self-register or be referred by a healthcare provider.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

To register or learn more, visit the website.

Service Languages
Chinese, Punjabi, Tagalog


Self-Management Resource Centre (SMRC)

Also Known As
BCBH®, BCBH® - Chronic Pain, Chronic Disease, Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP), Self-Management, Workplace CDSMP (wCDSMP)