Helping families learn how to address health concerns before they start
To support families as they learn healthy living in their communities, we partnered with Dr. Doug Klein of the University of Alberta's Department of Family Medicine and his team to launch the CHANGE Health Community Program (CHCP). Health professionals, such as dietitians, exercise specialists and mental health clinicians, help guide these sessions and support the families and community members through four main areas:
Check out the CHANGE Health Community Program impact summary to see the difference they’re making in our communities. When COVID-19 affected the program's ability to hold in-person sessions, the program quickly pivoted to deliver virtual sessions. While they have shifted to online programming due to COVID-19, CHCP plans to return to in-person programming as soon as it is safe to do so. To learn more about the program and how to sign up, visit https://changehealth.ca/chcp/.
Supporting equity and wellness for all communities is important. We are pleased the CHCP partnerships and collaborations led to an innovative solution to support these families,”