Health & Wellness
Emergency Preparedness: Click here to access the Canadian Red Cross First Aid App which includes emergency preparedness and what to do in case of an emergency. Learn how you and your family can prepare yourselves for an emergency or disaster. Build an emergency kit, Resources for your community, Hazard preparedness, Pet preparedness, Make an emergency Plan, Farm animals and livestock.
FIRE & PREVENTION
Call 911 for fires or smoke detection
Carbon Fire Department is dispatched (and surrounding municipalities, if needed)
PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES
12 Step Programs – Alcohol Rehab Help – provides free resources and information to help struggling individuals & families get their lives back on track, including relapse prevention skills
Addiction Campuses it is our mission is to educate as many people as possible by providing informational resources that increase understanding and awareness of addiction—a disease that does not discriminate.
Alberta Brain Injury Network (ABIN) – Central AB Region: Have you sustained a brain injury, are 18 or older, and live independently (do not live in a staffed facility)? If so, you can access this program. Our program is client focused and strengths-based. As Service Coordinators we assess needs, connect individuals to appropriate resources; which often include Income Supports, Mental Health Supports, In Home Supports, and assist individuals in navigating these processes. Our goal in to increase independence, to that end, we offer a Supports for Community Living Program assisting clients with life skills and rehab goals. This program offers dedicated client hours to work toward specific goals; that can include bus training, cooking, or implementing compensatory strategies as well as affective supports.
Asbestos Mesothelioma Canada it is our goal is to educate at least one new person a day about the danger of asbestos and asbestos related diseases. Canada’s rate of mesothelioma corresponds with the country’s long-held infatuation with asbestos, whose fibers cause all forms of the disease. After climbing steadily over the past two decades, Canada’s mesothelioma cancer rate is now one of the highest in the world.
Canadian Addiction Treatment Resources -Addiction support is all too often overlooked and we are trying to change this statistic! Any opportunity to increase addiction awareness and help positively impact lives is extremely important to all of us here at Addiction Group!
Consumer Safety Guide was created to keep the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm. Our website is constantly being updated with the most recent information on the most popular prescription medications and FDA-approved medical devices that could be endangering your health or putting your loved ones at risk. Our mission is to keep you informed and help you make the most educated decisions about your health care!
Drug Rehab Connections is a purely information website geared to provide free information, support and resources to those battling addiction as well as family/friends looking to learn more about addiction.
Drug Rehabilitation and Mental Health Issues relates to Seniors and Addiction.
Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is a partnership between the municipal and provincial governments established to develop, support and fund preventive social programming to enhance the well being of individuals, families and communities. The program is municipally driven and governed by the Family and Community Support Services Act which emphasizes prevention, volunteerism, and local autonomy. Click here for more details on events.
Make A Wish (Canada) helps create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child’s wish to life, as studies have shown the wish granting process is integral to the treatment journey. When a wish is granted, a child replaces fear with confidence, sadness with joy, and anxiety with hope. They can start to build the physical and emotional strength to fight their illness.
Meals on Wheels Frozen Program is available to anyone in Kneehill County, regardless of age, finances or status.
Meals on Wheels – Product and Order/Pick Up Schedule 2021
Mesothelioma Justice Network Our website and everyone involved with it are dedicated to improving the overall quality of life for individuals who have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease. We strive to be one of the top comprehensive and educational resources online to help support sick patients and their families. Our website provides hundreds of pages with the most current and detailed information about the asbestos industry and its medical impacts.
Mesothelioma.net provides mesothelioma cancer victims with helpful resources and free information surrounding: mesothelioma treatment options, financial assistance, doctors, research, and much more.
Scotts Dale Recovery is a premier resource for anyone that is going through addiction and recovery.
Seniors and Mesothelioma As you may already know, an estimated 3,300 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma, a rare but virulent type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. While mesothelioma is one of the better-known diseases to come out of asbestos exposure, the group of carcinogens has also been known to cause different forms of cancer and other diseases.
The Recovery Village is an organization dedicated to providing quality treatment to those struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. We strive to have our website be an educational resource by hosting helpful articles, blog posts, and resource pages to increase understanding and awareness of addiction. We are in the spirit of lending a helping hand to families and anyone seeking help.
The Ultimate Guide to Strength Sports for Masters Athletes While maintaining strength and an active lifestyle are certainly important as we age, equally important are camaraderie, goal setting, and habit building. Which are just some of the advantages that taking your fitness to a sport can offer.