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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Canadian Mental Health Association provides recovery-focused services for people of all ages and their families. Follow the links below for details.
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
Living Life to the Full is designed to help people face and overcome the problems that are bothering them. Living Life to the Full is for people experiencing depression or anxiety and also benefits anyone seeking to worry less and live a happier life, starting now. […]Continue readingLiving Life to the Full
Registration Attendance is limited to 20 participants. You can register online or by phone. There are no fees for these workshops. To register by phone, please call our office at 403-342-2266 and ask to speak to education program staff. To register now online, click on the coloured link below for the course you wish to […]Continue readingRentSmart
The free six week Self-Compassion Study Group combines work you do independently with the opportunity to meet with others to discuss and learn about self-compassion in a friendly and supportive environment. […]Continue readingSelf-Compassion Study Group
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 Systems Navigator provides support to individuals and families with multiple barriers to navigate the complex systems and processes needed to access various government and community services. This support works to address inequities and enhance the individual’s well-being. The support is generally brief in nature and is focused on navigation and advocacy to get people connected […]Continue readingSystems Navigator
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 strategies through stories and case studies. […]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