Health Resources

Health Management

Health Link Alberta provides Alberta-based and physician-approved information about more than 1,000 health topics ranging from diseases to healthy living and disease prevention. Phone: 811
myhealth.alberta.ca

Alberta Health Services provides health information about wellness and healthy living, nutrition, emergency health services, immunization, and much more.
www.albertahealthservices.ca

Alberta Health is responsible for the planning and delivery of health supports and services for Albertans.
www.health.alberta.ca

Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan is the basic health insurance plan for Alberta resident to cover medically necessary hospital and health care services. https://www.alberta.ca/ahcip.aspx

The Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.ca

The Asthma Society of Canada
https://asthma.ca

The Lung Association
www.lung.ca

Videos on how to use different types of inhalers.
www.lung.ca/lung-health/get-help/how-use-your-inhaler

Alberta Health Services: Advance Care Planning – Goals of Care
A way to help you think, document and talk about your wishes for health care.

Information and support on palliative and end-of-life care, loss and grief.
http://www.virtualhospice.ca

An informative website about advanced care planning as well as links to resources for every province regarding personal directives and goals of care.
http://www.advancecareplanning.ca/

Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
www.cancer.ca

Alberta Caregiver College – Support of Caregivers of Older Adults provides training for the primary caregivers of older adults, often who are frail or with chronic health issues.
http://www.caregiversalberta.ca

The Canadian Diabetes Association leads the fight against diabetes by helping those affected by diabetes live healthy lives, preventing the onset and consequences of diabetes, and discovering a cure.
http://www.diabetes.ca

MyHealth.Alberta.ca is a province-wide online repository of health topics, tools, resources and alerts.
myhealth.alberta.ca

Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php

HEAL –  A resource aimed at providing families across Alberta easily accessible, reliable information about common minor illness and injuries in children

http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/page12422.aspx

Screening for Life promotes early cancer detection by making breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a priority.
www.screeningforlife.ca

Heart and Stroke Foundation
https://www.heartandstroke.com

Hypertension Canada provides information about blood pressure and hypertension prevention and treatment.
www.hypertension.ca

Parkinson’s Society of Canada provides information and resources for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.
www.parkinson.ca

Active for Life is the place where parents go to learn about how to make a difference in the health and happiness of their children.
http://www.activeforlife.com

Track and monitor your daily activity
http://www.myfitnesspal.com

http://prescriptiontogetactive.com/

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) is the principal body for physical activity, health and fitness research and personal training in Canada.
http://www.csep.ca/home

Alberta Quits

Free, interactive and self-guided program.

www.albertaquits.ca/index.php

Maternity

Mental Health

Anger Coping Strategies-pdf.

St Albert Family Resource Centre:
http://www.stalbertfrc.ca/

The Family Centre:
http://www.the-family-centre.com/workshops/

“Anger Management Workbook” by Nay Phd, W. Robert

Edmonton Family Violence Centre
http://www.edmontonfamilyviolence.ca/

Family Support Program - Catholic Social Services
http://www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca/CSSFindServicesbyCategory/childrenfamilyandcommunity.aspx?id=166

Depression and Anxiety Self-Management for Teens

Anxiety resources
https://www.anxietybc.com/

“Anxiety and Phobia Workbook” by Edmund J. Bourne

“When Panic Attacks” book by David D. Burns

Patient Education - Anxiety.pdf

“MindShift” – phone app from iTunes (free)

Anxiety info for teens
http://www.teenhelp.com/teen-stress/anxiety.html

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) Canadian Mental Health Association
http://www.cmha.ca/mental_health/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/#.VGuLo8n_m8w

Self-isolation resources and activities

“Assertiveness Workbook” by Randy Paterson

Toastmasters International –
http://www.toastmasters.org/

The Family Centre
http://www.the-family-centre.com/workshops/

Family Support Program - Catholic Social Services
http://www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca/CSSFindServicesbyCategory/childrenfamilyandcommunity.aspx?id=166

http://www.bullyfreealberta.ca/

http://www.kidshelpphone.cahttps://needhelpnow.ca

Crisis Line for Adults.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, CALL 780-342-7777.

Crisis Line for Children
Children’s Mental Health – Crisis Line offers support by phone to children and teens during a crisis. Call 780-427-4491.

Self-Isolation resources and activities

Patient Education - Depression.pdf

“Mind Over Mood” workbook by Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky

Depression resources
www.depressionhurts.ca
http://www.mindyourmind.ca/

Antidepressant skills workbook
http://www.comh.ca/antidepressant-skills/adult/

Anti depressant skills workbook for adolescents
http://www.sfu.ca/carmha/publications/dwd.html

Pilgrim’s Hospice
http://www.pilgrimshospice.ca/

St Albert Bereavement Fellowship
http://www.stalbertbereavement.ca/

Grief Support for Children
http://www.rainbows.ca

St Albert Family Resource Centre
http://www.stalbertfrc.ca

Parent Support Group – B.I.L.Y (Because I Love You)
http://www.bily.org/

Family Support Programs - Catholic Social Services
http://www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca/CSSFindServicesbyCategory/childrenfamilyandcommunity.aspx?id=166

Kids Kottage Foundation
http://www.kidskottage.org/

The Family Centre
http://www.the-family-centre.com

Nutrition

The Canadian Celiac Association is the national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten, and is dedicated to improving diagnosis and quality of life.
www.celiac.ca

The Canadian Diabetes Association leads the fight against diabetes by helping those affected by diabetes live healthy lives, preventing the onset and consequences of diabetes, and discovering a cure.
http://www.diabetes.ca

Follow this link and go to "Your Health" for nutrition resources.
www.dietitians.ca

Track your physical activity.
http://www.myfitnesspal.com

Several Edmonton, Calgary and Central Zone Primary Care Networks (PCNs) have partnered with local recreation facilities to offer an actual prescription for physical activity.
http://prescriptiontogetactive.com/

Senior's Health

Prescription to Get Active
http://prescriptiontogetactive.com/

Goals of Care – Conversations Matter
http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/Page12585.aspx

Dementia Advice Line
http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/scns/Page12938.aspx

Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories
www.alzheimer.ca/ab

AMA/CAA’s Driving Portal
www.seniorsdriving.caa.ca

DriveAble
www.Driveable.com

Finding Balance is designed to increase awareness of falls prevention among older Albertans.
www.findingbalancealberta.ca

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/cc/page15328.aspx