Currently Red Deer, Vermillion and Camrose run the Move Your Mood program for children and youth. In Red Deer Move Your Mood also runs a Family Challenge that is open to all families in the City of Red Deer and a School Challenge that is open to all schools to take part in. More programs are being implemented across Central Zone.
This service is provided by Alberta Health Services and Alberta Health Services contracted service providers.
Services target to children / youth between the ages of 10-17 and Post-Partum mothers that will benefit from a healthy lifestyle program and want to learn how to apply positive coping strategies to improve their mental and physical well-being.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. For more detailed information visit the Alberta Health Services web page at https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services/page16942.aspx
Referral sources are different for each area. Typically the referrals are from Mental Health Therapists, Community Liasion workers in schools or Mental Health Capacity building projects.