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 programs for individuals whose lives are impacted by mental illness and emotional distress who are interested in change, growth and recovery. Read more below.
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
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
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
In any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will experience a mental illness. Mental health concerns affect people of all ages, education, income levels, and cultures. It indirectly affects all Canadians at some time through a family member, a friend, a colleague, or personal experience. Enhancing the potential of people with a mental health concern […]Continue readingThe CMHA Mental Health and Wellness Education Program
Crisis counselling provides support to those individuals having an immediate mental health crisis. This service is a collaborative process designed to assist individuals in assessing need and risk, feeling a sense of empowerment by drawing on internal strengths, and identifying opportunities for additional support. Upon arrival, there will be a short intake form to complete […]Continue readingWalk-In Crisis Counselling