Straight Talk is an interactive half-day workshop created for individuals working with youth aged 12 to 18. Straight Talk encompasses the developmental, cognitive, and emotional differences found within this age group in presenting strategies to strengthen the protective factors of youth at risk of suicide.Continue readingStraight Talk
The Canadian Mental Health Association provides recovery-focused services for people of all ages and their families. Follow the links below for details.
Suicidal behaviour in children age 12 or younger is a subject of growing concern for those who work with children. Suicidal thoughts and attempts in children have sometimes been overlooked, denied or ignored. Tattered Teddies is an interactive half-day workshop which examines warning signs in a child and explores intervention […]Continue readingTattered Teddies
The Buffalo Apartments are owned and rented to tenants by Potters Hands Housing. The 39-unit complex supports tenants using a Housing First model. Individuals with a history of homelessness and addictions can move directly off the street into permanent, affordable housing. 24-hour staffing is provided by CMHA. The Buffalo uses a philosophy called “Housing First”. […]Continue readingThe Buffalo Apartments
Central Alberta CMHA offers a wide variety of educational opportunities during daytime and evening hours. Some programming occurs on the weekend. Some of our most popular educational programming Suicide Intervention and Prevention Workshops Art of Friendship 8 Week Course Living Life to the Full: 4 or 8 Week Workshops Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) 8 […]Continue readingThe CMHA Education Program
We are pleased to be able to offer WRAP™ (Wellness Recovery Action Planning to our menu of recovery based education. Our expectation is that this course, which is being taught world-wide, will be popular with many Central Albertans. About WRAP WRAP™ is a self-management and recovery system that helps people incorporate wellness tools and strategies […]Continue readingWRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Planning)