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 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
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
Want to share your story of recovery? Would you like to help others with your experience? We are always searching for individuals and family members from diverse backgrounds to be a part of our peer support movement. Begin by attending CMHA Central Alberta Peer School. You can learn to use your lived experience with mental health […]Continue readingPeer School