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mental health

  • Planting the seeds of support:  A farmer’s journey with mental illness

    Planting the seeds of support: A farmer’s journey with mental illness

    Growing up in rural Alberta, discussions about mental health were never a part of Sean Stanford’s life. “Farmers are usually the kind...

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  • Breaking the stigma around men’s mental health 

    Breaking the stigma around men’s mental health 

    If a conversation could save a life, would you have it? What if that conversation was about mental health and suicide? What if the life in...

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  • Take this summer to support mental health 

    Take this summer to support mental health 

    With the COVID-19 pandemic overturning the summer plans of many people, it’s an important time to revisit ways to maintain our mental...

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  • Program connects Southern Albertans with addiction and mental health support   

    Program connects Southern Albertans with addiction and mental health support   

    A simple phone call is connecting some Southern Albertans with a central point of contact for anyone requiring addiction and mental health assistance.

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  • Rural communities tackle mental health by coming together  

    Rural communities tackle mental health by coming together  

    For the 38 per cent of Albertans who live in rural and remote areas accessing important mental health supports can be a challenge.

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  • Rural Alberta teachers check in on student well-being amidst global pandemic 

    Rural Alberta teachers check in on student well-being amidst global pandemic 

    Educators across rural Alberta are finding industrious ways to continue academic work, ease uncertainty, and let their students know they are not alone as they transition to online education during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Rural life provides unique skills to cope with pandemic

    Rural life provides unique skills to cope with pandemic

    Rural Albertans are no strangers to hardship. Farmers continually deal with the challenges of weather. For those in oil, gas, and mining...

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  • Calming course teaches Albertans how to self-manage anxiety

    Calming course teaches Albertans how to self-manage anxiety

    Frances knew she needed support. Struggling with depression, stress, and an overly ambitious school schedule as a mature student, the central Alberta...

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  • Free Training: Learn Mental Health First Aid Seniors

    Free Training: Learn Mental Health First Aid Seniors

    The Government of Alberta is providing Mental Health Commission of Canada training free of charge to strengthen the addiction and mental health...

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