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)
CMHA Central Alberta offers a number of family support programs. Read more below.
See also these videos that highlight the effect of mental illness on the family including the parents, siblings, spouses/partners, and children: Mental Illness and the Family.
What is Caregiver Connections Caregiver Connections is a free drop-in group 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 the […]Continue readingCaregiver Connections: Drop-in Family Support
Assistance for Personal Decision Making The Assistance for Personal Decision Making 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. We provide assistance to complete the complex and required documents. Call CMHA at 403-342-2266 for an appointment with our Decision Making […]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
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