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Public Service Announcements

Alberta Healthy Living Program

Alberta Healthy Living Program classes are available online.

The Alberta Healthy Living Program provides services to those living with chronic conditions in communities throughout Alberta.

Better Choices, Better Health

Better Choices, Better Health® provides free workshops that offer support to people who have ongoing chronic health conditions, or are at risk of developing a condition (such as high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease, arthritis, obesity, chronic pain and others).

Chronic Pain

Six sessions of free workshops to help participants understand and manage chronic pain.

Getting to Know Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

In this new workshop, participants will learn how to manage COPD.


Fort McMurray Walk On the Island Program

Fort McMurray Walk On the Island Program is a free program for Albertans (55+) to help stay active. Beginning August 5, the program is offered every Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Know Your Options

Know your options so you can get the care you need when you need it. We want you to get the right care for you, in the right place. There are many options to receive the care you need. Make sure you know all the care options available and choose the one that suits you and your family.

Mental Wellness Workshops

Workshops are offered every second Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., cycling through all four topics during every ten-week period.

  • anxiety workshop offers education about identifying and managing anxiety, while providing practical approaches to dealing with the symptoms.
  • healthy relationships workshop helps participants improve communication skills and boundary setting.
  • depression workshop focuses on the basics of depression, including symptoms, and highlights coping skills.
  • managing difficult emotions workshop helps individuals learn basic strategies around emotional awareness and healthy expression.

Nutrition

Workshops include: Eating Away From Home and on Special Occasions, Goodbye Mealtime Struggles, I Know I Should Eat Healthy, But How?, Lifestyle Change: A Toolkit for Success, Managing Emotional Eating, Nutrition: The Top Five Tips To Reduce Calories and Nutrition Labels: Reading Between the Lines.

Starting Solid Foods – Feeding Your Baby

Parents and caregivers of young children will learn about starting solid foods.

Feeding Toddlers and Young Children – Tips for enjoyable mealtimes

Participants will learn about the parent's role and the child's role when it comes to eating and mealtimes.

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation works to support wellness and quality of life, and improve the ability to participate in meaningful life.

  • Community Rehabilitation refers to services that are available in Albertans’ communities, outpatient clinics or other settings.

Prenatal

The Prenatal website provides access to many resources available in your area to help you have the healthiest pregnancy possible.

QuitCore

Quit Core is a free, 6 session, group support program that provides Albertans (18+) with the tools and skills they need to stop using tobacco for good. For more information visit AlbertaQuits.ca.

Screen Test

Screen Test offers screening mammograms at two fixed locations – one in Edmonton and one in Calgary. But sometimes getting to a screening clinic isn’t easy or it’s simply too far away. That’s why Screen Test also has two mobile breast cancer screening trailers that travel to about 120 communities throughout rural Alberta. For more information visit screeningforlife.ca.

  • Fairview, Various dates in Sept & Oct 1,2,4,& 5 (details)
  • Hythe, Oct 6-8 (details)
  • Grande Cache, Oct 12-16 (details)
  • Spirit River, Oct 18-23, 25-26 & 29 (details)