Canadian Mental Health Association

Central Region - Education Program for Mental Health and Wellness

Provides various educational and training programs related to recovery and resilience including courses, support groups, and workshops.

Service offers:

  • education sessions, programs, courses, support groups, pamphlets, and website information on mental health and mental wellness at various community locations

Topics include:

  • Relationships and Communication
  • Mental Health Services and Treatment
  • Workplace Mental Health
  • Mental Health Recovery and Wellness

 Programs include:

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) programs - includes ASIST 2 day certification training, ASIST half day re-certification, Tattered Teddies, Safe Talk, and Straight Talk
  • Art of Friendship - an 8 week course for individuals interested in developing social skills
  • Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Support Groups - includes Caregiver Connections, Friendship Circle, and more
  • CMHA Mental Health and Wellness courses - provides an in-depth way to learn new skills and strategies to meet specific needs
  • facilitator training
  • presentations offered at various community locations on a wide variety of topics
Key Provider: facilitators, program supervisors
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • varies based on program
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact for course information and dates, times, and locations
  • register in advance for public presentations
There may be an application process for admission to Canadian Mental Health Association courses.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Individuals can enroll for the next available course or for any announced course.

Web Site
English - Interpreters available as needed.
Fee: Yes,

Fees may vary. There are no fees associated with Canadian Mental Health Association Support Groups or Canadian Mental Health Association Mental Health and Wellness courses.

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Bursaries may be available for individuals with financial constraints and U-Can funding may be available to Red Deer city residents who meet the requirements established by life long learning.

Membership Fee: Yes,

Individual memberships available. Membership is not required to access services.

Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
September 27, 2021
5017 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB, T4N 4B2
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Hours of Operation
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM