Alberta Brain Injury Network (ABIN) – Central Region is part of a province wide network servicing adults with an acquired brain injury and their families. Our program at CMHA Central Alberta serves people in Stettler, Rimbey, Wetaskiwin, and surrounding areas as well as those in Red Deer. Service Coordinators provide: Support: Identifying and responding to the needs […]Continue readingAlberta Brain Injury Network (ABIN)
The Canadian Mental Health Association provides recovery-focused services for people of all ages and their families. Follow the links below for details.
One of our most popular free eight week courses, Art of Friendship is a fun and interesting way to learn how to develop new friendships and improve relationships at work, in school, and as we go about our daily lives. […]Continue readingArt of Friendship
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Tune-Up is a half-day refresher course developed by LivingWorks Education for participants who have completed ASIST. […]Continue readingASIST Tune-Up
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers recognize and review risk, and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. It is by far the most widely used, acclaimed and researched suicide intervention training workshop in the world. […]Continue readingASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
What is Caregiver Connections Caregiver Connections is a collection of peer services for anyone who is supporting a loved one with a mental health concern, illness or addiction. Formal diagnosis by a doctor is not required for caregivers to attend. Caregivers aren’t just parents and Caregiver Connections is for anyone who is actively involved in […]Continue readingCaregiver Connections: Family Support
Facilitator Training is a two-day course that trains individuals to facilitate support and education groups. Participants include individuals from not-for-profit organizations, government employees, organizations supporting individuals with disabilities, self-help/peer groups, and others. For more information please call CMHA at 403-342-2266. Registration Attendance is limited to 30 participants. You can register online or by phone. CMHA […]Continue readingFacilitator Training
With the opening of Recovery College Central Alberta we are please to be able to offer courses that are particularly helpful to family caregivers and friends. In particular, our (free) eight week Finding Your Balance class, which is offered several times a year. Often times caregivers put their own needs last. In this course you […]Continue readingFinding Your Balance Course
Based on requests from employers and community groups, educational sessions can be tailor-made to meet corresponding needs. Fees are dependent on the length of the presentation and other factors. For more information, call our office at (403) 342-2266 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Our Friendship Circle provides opportunities to develop and strengthen relationships, participate in community life, and enhance leadership and mentoring abilities. People who have not participated in other CMHA education, might want to give us a call before attending Friendship Circle for the first time. Each session has a topic, recovery focused sharing, and either an […]Continue readingFriendship Circle
Housing First Community Amethyst House (4124 50 Ave) is the new 48-unit permanent supportive housing complex operated by the Canadian Mental Health Association on the outskirts of downtown Red Deer; it had its replaces the aged Buffalo on Ross Street. For $530/month, tenants get a room with cable TV, access to free laundry, and that’s not […]Continue readingHousing Programs