Mental Health Resources

With the right information, communities can flourish. 

Throughout the year, a variety of mental health topics will be featured to raise awareness and understanding of the impact these health conditions have on citizens and our community. The Family and Community Resource Centre has curated a listing of resources to connect residents to local supports and promote positive mental health. 

The Family & Community Resource Centre (FCRC) provides free and confidential services to Chestermere, Langdon and South East Rocky View individuals and families seeking assistance with social support, information and referrals. 

You can reach the Family & Community Resource Centre by:

  • Phoning Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at (403) 207-7079
  • Email us at crcinfo@chestermere.ca about your concerns and questions
  • Completing our online self-referral form.

Partnership between the City and CIWA to provide a culturally sensitive approach to counselling

Starting July 1, 2021 the City of Chestermere will partner with the Calgary Immigrant Women's Association (CIWA) to offer multi-lingual in person and virtual counselling services to Chestermere residents as part of the Well-Being, Equity, and Resiliency Counselling Services Project. Currently, counsellors can speak Arabic, Amharic, Bengali, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Punjabi, Pashto, Spanish, Tigrinya and Urdu.

To obtain a referral for Counselling Services through the CIWA partnership, Chestermere residents can call the Family and Community Resource Centre at (403) 207-7079 or email crcinfo@chestermere.ca. Community members can also connect with CIWA directly by submitting a referral form to familyservices@ciwa-online.com or visiting ciwa-online.com/client-services/family-services.html.

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Featured Mental Health Topics

Calendar of Mental Health Resources 

July 24: International Self Care Day

International SSelf Care Day Opens in new windowelf-Care Day, on July 24 each year, provides a focus and opportunity to raise the profile of healthy lifestyle self-care programs around the world.

Here are a few helpful resources:

  • The International Self-Care Foundation provides an overview of the International Self-Care Day including it’s background, how it started, and how many countries are celebrating this day.

  • Selfcare.ca provides information on seven pillars of health that can promote emotional and physical wellbeing.

  • The World Health Organization (WHO) talks about self-care and how to practice it, including ways self-care interventions can improve the community overall.

  • Healthline gives an overview of ways to prioritize self-care in daily life. This includes both medical and personal barriers, how to incorporate self-care habits into your life, and ways to care for your body, inner self, and community.

What are some ways you practice self-care? Send your responses to crcinfo@chestermere.ca  before August 24, 2021 for a chance to win a prize!

General Mental Health Resources


 



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