FCSS Resources

Mental Health & Farmer Stress Resources

Alberta Farmer Express
Serving Canada’s second-largest agricultural province, Alberta Farmer Express is widely recognized as the place where Alberta farmers and ranchers find out what’s happening in agriculture, whether it’s on local farms or on farms around the world.

Alberta Mental Health - Help Line: 1-877-303-2642 or Dial 811
One in 5 Canadians, including Albertans, will experience a mental illness in their lifetime and the remaining four will be affected by the mental health issues of a loved one.

Canadian Mental Health Association

As the nationwide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.

The Do More Agriculture Foundation
Do More Ag is a not-for-profit organization focusing on mental health in agriculture across Canada.

The Support Network
- 24 hour Distress Lines (Northern Alberta): 1-800 232-7288; (Greater Edmonton Area): 780-482-HELP (4357)

Early Childhood Resources

The following resources on early childhood development are shared with the intent to help parents of children 0-6, and will be updated as often as possible. If you have any questions or suggestions of resources relating to early childhood development, contact Michelle Andriashyk at 780-895-2233 ext. 223 or email michelle.a@lamontcounty.ca.

Featured Video


Links

Healthy Parents Healthy Children 
Alberta Father Involvement Initiative 
Child Development Journal 
Talk Box - A parent’s guide to creating language-rich environments

Articles

The National Post: Do Fathers Make Good Mothers?
New York Times: Help Families From Day One
What every parent needs to know about human emotional development

Downloads

Sprinkles to Support Early Childhood Development in Your Children