Health Management

Alberta’s Health System- Alberta Health Services

Health Link Alberta provides Alberta-based and physician-approved information about more than 1,000 health topics ranging from diseases to healthy living and disease prevention. Phone: 811

Alberta Health Services provides health information about wellness and healthy living, nutrition, emergency health services, immunization, and much more.

Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan is the basic health insurance plan for Alberta resident to cover medically necessary hospital and health care services.  


The Arthritis Foundation


The Asthma Society of Canada The Lung Association Videos on how to use different types of inhalers.

Advanced Care Planning

Alberta Health Services: Advance Care Planning – Goals of Care A way to help you think, document and talk about your wishes for health care. Information and support on palliative and end-of-life care, loss and grief. An informative website about advanced care planning as well as links to resources for every province regarding personal directives and goals of care.

Cancer Care

Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Caregiver Support

Alberta Caregiver College – Support of Caregivers of Older Adults provides training for the primary caregivers of older adults, often who are frail or with chronic health issues.


The Canadian Diabetes Association leads the fight against diabetes by helping those affected by diabetes live healthy lives, preventing the onset and consequences of diabetes, and discovering a cure.

General Health is a province-wide online repository of health topics, tools, resources and alerts.

Health Canada

Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.

Health Education and Learning

HEAL –  A resource aimed at providing families across Alberta easily accessible, reliable information about common minor illness and injuries in children      

Health Screening

Screening for Life promotes early cancer detection by making breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a priority. 

Heart Health

Heart and Stroke Foundation Hypertension Canada provides information about blood pressure and hypertension prevention and treatment.  

Medication Managment

Parkinson’s Society of Canada provides information and resources for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.

Physical Activity

Active for Life is the place where parents go to learn about how to make a difference in the health and happiness of their children. Track and monitor your daily activity Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) is the principal body for physical activity, health and fitness research and personal training in Canada.

Smoking Cessation

Alberta Quits Free, interactive and self-guided program.


Prenatal Resources
Prenatal Education
Genetic Screening
Gestational Diabetes
Post-Partum Support

Mental Health

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Anger Coping Strategies-pdf.

St Albert Family Resource Centre:

The Family Centre:

“Anger Management Workbook” by Nay Phd, W. Robert

Edmonton Family Violence Centre

Family Support Program - Catholic Social Services


Depression and Anxiety Self-Management for Teens

Anxiety resources

“Anxiety and Phobia Workbook” by Edmund J. Bourne

“When Panic Attacks” book by David D. Burns

Patient Education - Anxiety.pdf

“MindShift” – phone app from iTunes (free)

Anxiety info for teens

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) Canadian Mental Health Association

Self-isolation resources and activities


“Assertiveness Workbook” by Randy Paterson

Toastmasters International –

The Family Centre

Family Support Program - Catholic Social Services

Caregiver stress
Crisis services

Crisis Line for Adults.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, CALL 780-342-7777.

Crisis Line for Children
Children’s Mental Health – Crisis Line offers support by phone to children and teens during a crisis. Call 780-427-4491.

Self-Isolation resources and activities



Patient Education - Depression.pdf

“Mind Over Mood” workbook by Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky

Depression resources

Antidepressant skills workbook

Anti depressant skills workbook for adolescents

Grief (bereavement)

Pilgrim’s Hospice

St Albert Bereavement Fellowship

Grief Support for Children


St Albert Family Resource Centre

Parent Support Group – B.I.L.Y (Because I Love You)

Family Support Programs - Catholic Social Services

Kids Kottage Foundation

The Family Centre

Postpartum Depression
Substance abuse


Babies, Children & Families

The Canadian Celiac Association is the national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten, and is dedicated to improving diagnosis and quality of life.

Chronic Disease Management
Food Allergies
Food Security Resources
General Healthy Eating

Canada’s Food Guide

AHS Nutrition Education Resources – includes resources on nutrition for life stages and health conditions

Healthy Eating at Work
Label Reading
Mediterranean Diet
Mindful Eating
Older Adults
Physical Activity

Prescription to Get Active - Several Edmonton, Calgary and Central Zone Primary Care Networks (PCNs) have partnered with local recreation facilities to offer an actual prescription for physical activity. 

Move YEG

Recipes, Cooking & Mealtime
Weight Management

Senior’s Health


Prescription to Get Active

Advanced Health Care Planning

Goals of Care – Conversations Matter

Caregiver Support

Dementia Advice Line   Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories

Falls Prevention

Finding Balance is designed to increase awareness of falls prevention among older Albertans.  

AHS Continuing Care
Seniors' Centre Without Walls 2019 Programming Guide