Resources for Producers Dealing with Stress

 

The County's Agricultural Services department wishes to remind the public of the resources available to regional producers, or their loved ones, who may be experiencing undue stress.

 

Alberta Health Services Mental Health Help Line 1-877-303-2642

This toll-free helpline provides confidential advice and information on mental health services 24 hours a day. This caring, confidential 24-hour help line serves communities across Alberta, helping individuals, family members, concerned others and community agencies dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, suicide and other emotional or psychiatric crises.

The help line can be an invaluable resource for local farmers and ranchers who suddenly find themselves dealing with:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Emotional or psychiatric crises

Callers can choose to remain anonymous, and can get access to mental health professionals at any time of the day or night, seven days per week. If you're struggling, please don't suffer alone. You owe it to yourself and your family to take advantage of this critical mental health resource.

Community Events at a Glance

  • 17 Jan
    Love and Logic - Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun! ® 17 Jan 2019 07:00 AM to 09:00 AM

    This 5-week program provides parents of young children with practical and proven tools for raising
    respectful, responsible, and happy kids. Learn simple and easy to learn strategies to lower your family’s
    stress levels, teach responsibility and character,

  • 22 Jan
    Sangudo Stay & Play 22 Jan 2019 05:00 AM to 06:00 AM

    For families with kids aged newborn and up! Drop in and enjoy a coffee & visit with other parents
    while your kids check out the sensory activities, create crafts, & play. We have lots of terrific toys for
    babies & kids of all ages, and a play area especially

  • 22 Jan
    Triple P – Positive Parenting Program ® – Discussion Groups 22 Jan 2019 07:00 AM to 09:00 AM

    Learn about Dealing with Disobedience, Managing Fighting & Aggression, and Developing Good
    Bedtime Routines. We will discuss some of the reasons for behaviours and learn positive parenting
    strategies to help prevent problems, as well as how to handle

  • 17 Jan - 22 Jan
  • 23 Jan - 29 Jan
  • 29 Jan - 31 Jan
  • 05 Feb - 19 Feb
  • 26 Feb - 12 Mar
  • 19 Mar - 19 Mar

About the County

Founded in 1944, Lac Ste. Anne County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 13, roughly 45 minutes northwest of Edmonton. The County's administrative office is located at 56521 Range Road 65. Its namesake comes from its largest body of water, Lac Ste. Anne.

Contact Information

  Box 219, Sangudo AB T0E 2A0
 lsac (@) lsac.ca
 1-866-880-5722
 (780) 785-3411
 (780) 785-2359