This is a report of a research study funded by CIHR. The study was in response to a needs assessment of youth on the streets conducted by AIDS Calgary in 1999. There was research and planning team involving many community-based groups as well as City of Calgary staff. The purpose of the Calgary Youth, Health[…]
Our 2021-2025 Strategic Plan will set CMHA Calgary up for success in serving community members. As a client-focused organization, we will remain an important gateway for our clients as they navigate the complexities of their mental health journey. We will promote peer support models and reduce the stigma around mental health as we serve a[…]
Along with LivingWorks and the Centre for Suicide Prevention, Calgary Transit is providing suicide awareness and prevention. training. This program provides a way to identify and get help for someone at risk of suicide. Suicide safety starts here.
This research brief is one of six originally commissioned by FCSS in 2009 and updated in 2013 to include advances in research. These research briefs are not intended to serve as program development toolkits. The purpose of the briefs is to provide guidance from the research, where it exists, to funders and organizations working to:[…]
While the overall health status of the Calgary Region remains good and compares very favorably with other regions, there continues to be a number of areas of concern and opportunities for improvement. the most critical one is the impact that tobacco is having on the health of the region.
Annual progress report on the health of the population of Region 4, and on the factors that determine or influence health — a blend of the old, “smoking continues to the single, leading, preventable cause of premature morbidity and mortality” and the new, “the majority of parents encourage their children to be involved in physical[…]
People today are taking a more active interest in their health than ever before. they are beginning to realize the influence they can have on their own health status, and on the health status of the community in which they live. God health for all is desired by everyone and seen as a high priority.[…]
People today are taking a more active interest in their health than ever before. They are beginning to realize the influence they can have on their own health status, and on the health status of the community in which they live. Good health for all is desired by everyone and seen as a high priority.[…]
The Calgary Police Service Officer’s Guide to: Dealing with emotionally disturbed behaviour (2nd ed.)
The goal of this book is to help officers to assess and intervene in the safest way possible when facing situations involving people who show signs of emotionally disturbed behaviour. This booklet will assist officers in identifying emotionally disturbed behavior; provide guidance on interacting with someone who is emotionally disturbed; establish risk management strategies for[…]
A powerful and emotional exploration of the experiences of a family forced to deal with the tragedy of schizophrenia in a loved one: not once, but twice. The Martini family of Calgary lived through the turmoil of losing their youngest son Ben to Schizophrenia and eventually suicide, only to discover six years later that a[…]