Health & Wellness Matters: Educational Tools & Resources

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Health and Wellness Health and Wellness Matters: Educational Tools and Resources 

County of Barrhead is committed to promoting health and wellness within our community. Please see below for a number of educational tools and resources. 
 
If you are struggling with mental health or addiction, supports are available at no charge, 24/7. Alberta's Mental Health Helpline at 1-877-303-2642
 
Alberta's Addiction Helpline offers confidential support for alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling: 1-866-332-2322
 
The Kids Help Phone offers professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people by texting CONNECT to 686868. 

Addiction and Mental Health 
 
The Do More Agriculture Foundation is a not-for-profit organization focusing on mental health in agriculture across Canada. 
 
If you require health advise or information call Health Link 24/7 by dialing 811 or visit MyHealth.Alberta.ca Those who have difficulty with hearing or speech - and use a Teletypewriter (TTY) to communicate with regular telephone users - can contact Health Link 24/7 using the TELUS Relay Service(TRS)
 
More Mental Health Support for First Responders - Government is providing funding to the Heroes in Mind, Advocacy and Research Consortium (HiMARC) to support mental health for military and first repsonders.  
 
Government of Alberta News Release: Recovery Communities to be Built in Alberta  
 
Expanding Access to Opioid Treatment