Do you have a health concern but you’re not sure where to go for help? Call Health Link (dial 811) to connect with health care professionals including registered nurses, dieticians, dementia specialists and mental health and rehabilitation clinicians.

Through this free telephone advice line, they’ll help determine the best care for your individual situation. You could be referred to after-hour clinics and services, family doctor offices or urgent care centres.

If you’re experiencing a life-threatening condition, call 911.

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Alberta PCNs offer free health workshops and activities to help you better manage your physical and mental health.

Workshop topics include:
– smoking cessation
– mental health
– dietitian advice
– grief support
– diabetes management
– exercise classes
– and more!

Go to to find online or in person workshops available to you.

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Do you know what a Primary Care Network (PCN) is? 🤔

It is a team of health care professionals that work with your family doctor to provide you with free services that support the health of you and your family.

Our team at Big Country PCN is made up of registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed practical nurses, social workers, exercise specialists and patient referral navigators.

We can help family doctors provide support for complex and chronic health issues such as diabetes, mental health and obesity.

Our PCN also offers services such as workshops and resources to help you manage your health.

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Mental health is often misunderstood and can be difficult to talk about, but it is important to remember it is manageable.

Here are a few resources individuals and families in Alberta can access to receive support for #MentalHealth concerns:

  • Alberta PCNs have a variety of resources including mental health workshops, social worker support and mental health professionals. Talk to your family doctor to learn more.
  • @Anxiety_Canada promotes awareness of anxiety disorders and increases access to evidence-based resources and treatment.
  • @CMHA Canadian Mental Health Association delivers free mental health programs, services, education and support for individuals and families.
  • @Albertahealthservice Access Mental Health offers non-urgent information, consultation and referrals for individuals with addiction and/or mental health concerns.

Talk to your family doctor if you or someone you know is struggling with their #MentalHealth.

Did you know that one in four Canadians experience high levels of anxiety?

Primary Care Networks offer a variety of workshops to help you develop tools to cope with anxiety.

Visit to access these free skill-building sessions led by our health professionals. Your choices include a 45-minute online course – A Slice of Anxiety to Calm – which offers some helpful tips to reduce feelings of anxiety.

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