Alberta Health Services Resources

Building Resilient Families - Winter Edition
This resource from Alberta Health Services provides 10 fun activities to help families thrive and bounce forward from difficult times.

A Practical Guide to Support Family Stress after a Positive COVID-19 Test
From Alberta Health Services: Have you or a member of your household received a positive COVID-19 test? Uncertain times can be stressful, but when we focus on factors within our own control, it can help us feel more secure in the situation. When feeling stressed or anxious, it can be difficult to think clearly. This Checklist and Action Plan can help guide you through this potentially stressful situation after you or a household member tests positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19 Online Mental Health Resources features links to Virtual Caregiver Sessions, Lunch & Learn Webinars, tips, resources, information sheets and videos focusing on the mental health of children, youth and families. 

COVID-19 Toolkit: Taking Charge of What You Can is a resource developed by Community Addiction and Mental Health Clinic - Sunridge, Calgary Zone. It is designed to help you focus on the parts of your life that you can take charge of and stop spending energy on the things you cannot control.

Healthy Together is an Alberta Health Services guide to family and home life during COVID-19. Each weekday, they post a new story about how families can be healthy, active and safe in these changing times.

Coping at Home for Families
Alberta Health Services, Child and Adolescent Addiction, Mental Health and Psychiatry Program resource to support families and their well-being through meaningful activity and leisure during COVID-19.

Building Resilient Families by Promoting Positive Mental and Physical Health is a document developed by AHS - Central Zone Addiction Prevention and Mental Health Promotion to support families to build their resilience by learning ways to promote positive mental and physical health. The resource includes encouragement to create a healthy routine and simple, creative ways to Move Your Body, Practice Mindfulness, Expand Your Mind, and Fuel Your Body. It also includes resources to help parents talk to their children about COVID-19 and where to go for information and support.