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 about your concerns and questions
  • Completing our online self-referral form.

We are an Emotional Safe Spot! An orange dot at our workplace signifies that individuals on our team have received specialized training. it is a safe place to reach out, talk about struggles, and get directions for the next step towards wellness.

  1. Featured Mental Health Topics
  2. Counselling available in multiple languages
  3. General Mental Health Resources

Featured Mental Health Topics

Calendar of Mental Health Resources 

October 3 - 9: Mental Illness Awareness Week

The Canadian Mental Health Association describes Mental Illness Awareness Week as… “annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. The week was established by the Canadian Psychiatric Association, and is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) in cooperation with all its member organizations and many other supporters across Canada.” More info here.

October 10: World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day was created to raise awareness and promote effective resources or interventions for mental health issues. More info here.

Here are a few helpful resources:

  • Wellness Together Canada is an organization funded by the Government of Canada to support the rise in mental distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Mental Health Commission of Canada provides tools and guidelines on topics ranging from peer support, recovery, and caregiving.
  • Teen Mental Health provides information for youth experiencing mental distress. They provide scientific information of common mental health illnesses in accessible language.
Mental Health