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Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Rural communities have unique mental health challenges. Research suggests that residents from smaller communities may experience higher mental health stigma than those from larger communities, which may cause them to be less…

Rural communities have unique mental health challenges. Research suggests that residents from smaller communities may experience higher mental health stigma than those from larger communities, which may cause them to be less likely to seek help.   Additionally, if a rural resident does seek help, they often find that their community…

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  • Wabasca and Innisfail are home to RhPAP’s 2021 Health-care Heroes

    Wabasca and Innisfail are home to RhPAP’s 2021 Health-care Heroes

    Wabasca/Desmarais Healthcare Centre Nursing Team and Innisfail’s Community Partners in Action to receive this year’s RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award A team of...

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  • It’s Alberta Rural Health Week

    It’s Alberta Rural Health Week

    It’s Alberta Rural Health Week!  Provide your local health-care heroes a healthy dose of recognition  Today, we kick off Alberta Rural Health Week with five...

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  • Indigenous communities around McLennan appreciate doctor’s approach

    Indigenous communities around McLennan appreciate doctor’s approach

    Physician has passion for working with underserved communities Growing up in rural Africa, Dr. Shaun Butcher developed a passion for serving remote...

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  • RhPAP U Pillar II – Rural Health Policy

    RhPAP U Pillar II – Rural Health Policy

    RhPAP U is a new online resource for information on rural health in Alberta created by the Rural Health Professions Action Plan....

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  • High River doctor finds working with patients rewarding

    High River doctor finds working with patients rewarding

    Rural life, work ideal for High River doctor When Dr. Nicole Roper was a teen, her grandfather had a heart attack. Her...

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  • RhPAP U Pillar I highlights Rural Population Health

    RhPAP U Pillar I highlights Rural Population Health

    RhPAP U is a new online resource for information on rural health in Alberta created by the Rural Health Professions Action Plan. The first pillar under...

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  • Get ready to celebrate! May 24 to 28, 2021 is Alberta Rural Health Week 

    Get ready to celebrate! May 24 to 28, 2021 is Alberta Rural Health Week 

    Your opportunity to provide rural Alberta’s health-care heroes with a healthy dose of recognition!  Alberta Rural Health Week is a great opportunity...

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  • Mom’s medical trips abroad encourage daughter to study medicine

    Mom’s medical trips abroad encourage daughter to study medicine

    As a nod to Mother’s Day celebrations this weekend, RhPAP is sending an early shout-out to all the wonderful health-care professionals across...

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  • Wainwright’s Dr. Beverly Brilz has a dedication to her patients that goes above and beyond

    Wainwright’s Dr. Beverly Brilz has a dedication to her patients that goes above and beyond

    Dr. Beverly Brilz has been practising in Wainwright for over 38 years. In that time, she says she has delivered between 3,000...

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  • Daughter follows mom down the midwifery path 

    Daughter follows mom down the midwifery path 

    As a nod to Mother’s Day celebrations this weekend, RhPAP is sending an early shout-out to all the wonderful health-care professionals across...

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  • Mother/daughter physicians swap medical advice 

    Mother/daughter physicians swap medical advice 

    As a nod to Mother’s Day celebrations this weekend, RhPAP is sending an early shout-out to all the wonderful health-care professionals across...

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  • RhPAP launches interactive resource for info on rural health in Alberta

    RhPAP launches interactive resource for info on rural health in Alberta

    RhPAP U explores the many factors that affect the health of rural people and communities Have you ever wondered what the roles of...

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