Keep Yourself Healthy
Reducing stress is an important part of keeping yourself healthy. Learning
how to positively handle and deal with stress can reduce your risk of
heart disease and stroke.
Looking for more information?
Programs and Services in the Calgary Area
Here are some ways to help you reduce and / or manage your stress:
- Talk to Your Health Professional
Talk to your family doctor or mental health professional and work with
them to reduce your stress.
Don't have a Family Doctor?
If you don't have a family doctor, call 403-943-LINK (5465) or check
out the online
list of Doctors who are accepting new patients in the Calgary Health
- Locate Community Health Resources in the Calgary Region
They provide a directory of community, health and social services in
the Calgary Region. Once at the Web site, enter stress management into
the search area. The City of Calgary Information Centre at (403) 268-4636
(INFO) can also provide you this information.
- Women's Workshops
Women are invited to check out one of the Calgary Health Region's workshops
- Find Local Counselling Services
Check out the "yellow pages" of the phone book for local counselling
- Calgary Parks and Recreation Courses
Contact the Calgary Parks and Recreation for courses on relaxation,
massage and yoga. These courses are listed in their Program Guide available
across Calgary on newsstands at: Safeway, Calgary Coop, Superstore,
convenience stores, Calgary Public Library locations and Calgary Parks
& Recreation facilities. Or check out the Program
Guide online. Course details on relaxation are listed under the
Fitness Health and Wellness section and Yoga courses are listed separately.
- Contact the Canadian Mental Health Association
Contact the Canadian Mental Health Association - Alberta South Central
Region - Calgary office at 297-1716 or 297-1713 for information on stress
prevention and management programs and services in the Calgary area.
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