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Mental Health

Mental health is not only the avoidance of serious mental illness. Your mental health is affected by numerous factors from your daily life, including the stress of balancing work with your health and relationships.

In this section, you will find resources to help you stay mentally fit and healthy. More information can also be found at the CMHA National website.

Fact Sheets and Booklets

The fact sheets and booklets listed on this page provide a brief overview of important information on a wide variety of topics including mental health, mental illness, children’s mental health, and mental health and employment . All of them are in PDF format.

You may need to install Adobe Reader ( or Foxit Reader ( to open PDF files. 

Laid off? Maintaining your Mental Health While You Look for Work

CMHA Alberta Division has created this brief guide for people who have become unemployed.

Hundreds of Albertans are losing their jobs in the current economic downturn. The impacts of job loss are far more than just a matter of lost income. For many people job loss generates anxiety and uncertainty that can impact their mental health.


Dr. Anomi Bearden share the following resources on Mindfulness with us when she presented as part of our Spring 2013 Wellness Series.

Recovery Videos

Recovery is expected! These videos feature leaders in the recovery movement talking about what recovery is and how to make it happen.

Videos Mental Illness and the Family

These videos highlight the effect of mental illness on the family including the parents, siblings, spouses/partners, and children.