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Lunch & Learn Webinars

These FREE addiction and mental health education sessions focus on the 3 R’s: reduce stigma, receive information, and reflect on strategies.

Each Lunch & Learn webinar is intended to provide participants with introductory information regarding addiction and mental health challenges that may affect children, youth, or adults, evidence-based research, possible treatment options, supportive strategies, and information/resources for further support. When topics are presented as a series, participants can attend one or all sessions.


Parenting Strategies that Promote Positive Mental Health

Explore factors that contribute to your child’s mental health and wellness and learn how you can be your child’s greatest mental health asset.


Part 1: Increasing Wellness Deposits

In this one-hour Lunch & Learn webinar, we will look at what mental health and wellness is and discuss strategies for increasing your child’s mental health ‘deposits’ – the protective factors that provide a buffer to life’s challenges and promote wellness.


Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

For caregivers of children grades K-6; for adults only.

Part 2: Reducing Wellness Withdrawals


In this one-hour Lunch & Learn webinar, we will discuss strategies for reducing mental health ‘withdrawals’ – the risk factors that increase stress and drain your child’s inner resources. We will also look at the key perspectives that help children feel more resilient and able to take on their world.


Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

For caregivers of children grades K-6; for adults only.


More than Just a Bad Day

Understanding Depression


In this one-hour Lunch & Learn webinar, we will discuss what mental health is, the difference between sadness and depression, and common signs and symptoms of depression. Treatment options and supportive strategies for coping and support will be shared.


Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

For adults only.


Alberta Health Services is proud to offer FREE online programming for parents and caregivers who support children and youth, as well as sessions for adults looking to support their own wellness. Sessions are live and interactive. Our aim is to increase awareness and reduce the stigma around addiction and mental health challenges, provide participants with evidence-based information, and offer strategies that promote health and resilience. Click to learn more.


Looking for More Resources?

Check out our Addiction & Mental Health Resource Page