There are many services and supports that can help you get to your best health and manage your weight.
MyHealth.Alberta.ca is a trusted source for non-emergency health information. Search for terms such as weight management, wellness, and lifestyle to find related content, programs, and services. You can also call Health Link at 811 to find weight management programs and services near you.
If you don’t have a
healthcare provider use the link to help you find one. Many different healthcare providers can help you. Each can help in different ways and will often work together to help you get to your weight and health goals. Healthcare providers you might talk to include:
Obesity Canada for information on obesity, managing obesity and weight bias, and for obesity specific resources (webinars, videos).
Attend on-line or in-person. Healthcare providers will teach the workshops at different centres, Primary Care Networks (PCN), and other Alberta Health Services (AHS) programs. Check with your healthcare provider or PCN to see if they offer group education workshops on adult weight management. The workshops focus on topics such as:
Healthy Eating Starts Here to help you understand what it means to eat healthy and how to make personal changes in your eating habits where you live, work, learn, or play.
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