Resources

Health Management

Alberta’s Health System- Alberta Health Services
  1. Health Link Alberta - Alberta-based and physician-approved information about more than 1,000 health topics ranging from diseases to healthy living and disease prevention. Phone: 811
  2. Alberta Health Services - AHS provides health information about wellness and healthy living, nutrition, emergency health services, immunization, and much more.
  3. Alberta Healthy Living Program - This program provides services to those with chronic conditions in communities throughout Alberta. These services include information, education, techniques and support to help improve your health and quality of life with a chronic condition.
  4. Alberta Health Services Health Resources
  5. Immunize Alberta
Bone and Joint Health
  1. Arthritis Society
  2. Arthritis Research Canada
  3. GLA:D Canada Program – an 8 week education and exercise program for individuals with osteoarthritis.
  4. Alberta Rheumatology
  5. Osteoporosis Canada
  6. Bone & Joint Canada
Advance Care Planning
Diabetes
Health Screening
  1. Alberta Health Services Screening Programs
  2. Choosing Wisely – This resource is meant to promote conversations between clinicians and patients by helping patients choose care that is supported by evidence, not duplication , free from harm and truly necessary
Heart Health
Physical Activity & Healthy Lifestyle
  1. ParticipACTION - helps Canadians sit less and move more through innovative engagement initiatives and thought leadership.
  2. Get Active – Heart & Stroke Foundation
  3. Healthy Living – Government of Canada
  4. Health Basics Activity Video – at home body weight circuit video for all activity levels
  5. Cookspiration – Dietitians of Canada
Smoking, Vaping & Cannabis
Lung Health
Children & Adolescent Health
  1. Health Education & Learning (HEAL) program - accessible, reliable information about common minor illness and injuries in children.
  2. Healthy Parents Healthy Children – information for newborn up to 5 years old
  3. Caring for Kids – information for parents from Canada’s paediatricians.
Sexual & Reproductive Health
Women's Health
Men's Health
  1. Canadian Men’s Health Foundation
  2. Just for You – Men: Government of Canada
  3. Movember – information on prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health
Weight Management
Persistent Pain
  1. Pain Society of Alberta
  2. Tame the Beast – a freely available, non-commercial education space that hopes to inspire research-based action in the treatment of pain.
  3. Pain Revolution – an Australian movement changing how people understand pain
  4. Live, Plan, Be – Pain BC

Maternity

Prenatal Resources
Prenatal Education
Nutrition
Exercise
Vaccinations
Genetic Screening
Gestational Diabetes
Post-Partum Support
COVID

Mental Health

Abuse
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Anger

Anger Coping Strategies-pdf.

St Albert Family Resource Centre:
http://www.stalbertfrc.ca/

The Family Centre:
http://www.the-family-centre.com/workshops/

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

Edmonton Family Violence Centre
http://www.edmontonfamilyviolence.ca/

Family Support Program - Catholic Social Services
http://www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca/CSSFindServicesbyCategory/childrenfamilyandcommunity.aspx?id=166

Anxiety

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
http://www.teenhelp.com/teen-stress/anxiety.html

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) Canadian Mental Health Association
http://www.cmha.ca/mental_health/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/#.VGuLo8n_m8w

Self-isolation resources and activities

Assertiveness

“Assertiveness Workbook” by Randy Paterson

Toastmasters International –
http://www.toastmasters.org/

The Family Centre
http://www.the-family-centre.com/workshops/

Family Support Program - Catholic Social Services
http://www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca/CSSFindServicesbyCategory/childrenfamilyandcommunity.aspx?id=166

Bullying
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

Depression

Patient Education - Depression.pdf

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

Depression resources
www.depressionhurts.ca
http://www.mindyourmind.ca/

Antidepressant skills workbook
http://www.comh.ca/antidepressant-skills/adult/

Anti depressant skills workbook for adolescents
http://www.sfu.ca/carmha/publications/dwd.html

Grief (bereavement)

Pilgrim’s Hospice
http://www.pilgrimshospice.ca/

St Albert Bereavement Fellowship
http://www.stalbertbereavement.ca/

Grief Support for Children
http://www.rainbows.ca

Parenting

St Albert Family Resource Centre
http://www.stalbertfrc.ca

Parent Support Group – B.I.L.Y (Because I Love You)
http://www.bily.org/

Family Support Programs - Catholic Social Services
http://www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca/CSSFindServicesbyCategory/childrenfamilyandcommunity.aspx?id=166

Kids Kottage Foundation
http://www.kidskottage.org/

The Family Centre
http://www.the-family-centre.com

Postpartum Depression
Relationships
Stress
Substance abuse

Nutrition

Babies, Children & Families
Celiac

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. www.celiac.ca

Chronic Disease Management
Food Allergies
Food Security Resources
General Healthy Eating

Canada’s Food Guide

Unlockfood.ca

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

Activity
Prescription to Get Active http://prescriptiontogetactive.com/
Advanced Health Care Planning
Goals of Care – Conversations Matter http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/Page12585.aspx
Caregiver Support
Dementia/Alzheimers
Dementia Advice Line http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/scns/Page12938.aspx   Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories www.alzheimer.ca/ab
Driving
Falls Prevention
Finding Balance is designed to increase awareness of falls prevention among older Albertans. www.findingbalancealberta.ca
AHS Continuing Care
Seniors' Centre Without Walls Programming Guide