The Brain Injury Program at CMHA is part of a provincial brain injury network. Service Coordinators support adults and their families who are experiencing the effects of an acquired brain injury. The program is delivered in partnership with Catholic Social Services. The Alberta Brain Injury Network (ABIN) has three service coordinators who assist individuals who […]Continue readingAlberta Brain Injury Network (ABIN)
CMHA Central Alberta offers a number of family support programs. Read more below.
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What is a Caregiver? Caregivers Alberta defines a caregiver as someone who assists a family member or friend with challenges resulting from illness, disability or aging. Caregivers Connections – Finding Your Balance Many parents and caregivers may be concerned about their child’s well-being, or may have a difficult time coping with a mental health concern […]Continue readingCaregiver Connections: Drop-in Family Support
The Decision Making Assistance program helps families and individuals examine substitute decision making options for vulnerable adults. This includes personal directives, supported decision making, co-decision making, or guardianship. Assistance is also provided to complete required documents. The Decision Making Assistance program is for individuals interested in options under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act (AGTA). […]Continue readingDecision Making Assistance
The Family Enrichment Program at Catholic Social Services and Canadian Mental Health Association in Red Deer partner in offering free mini-educational workshops throughout the year. The CMHA workshops focus on family mental health and wellness and are open to all parents or caregivers of children ages 3 to 17. You can register for each […]Continue readingFamily Enrichment Workshops