Alberta Anxiety to Calm™ is a simple, positive, empowering workshop. It is a free four-week workshop run by mental health professionals. Alberta Anxiety to Calm™ program teaches low-tech and low-cost skills that are accessible to everyone. It is available in person and online.

Who it’s for

Anxiety to Calm is for anyone aged 18 or older who:

  • struggles with anxiety
  • has felt anxiety stop them from doing their usual activities
  • is held back from living their best life
  • wants to learn proven skills that will help them manage their anxiety

All participants are encouraged to make a personal decision to commit to the program.

If you are in the midst of a crisis, struggling with severe depression or anxiety or having suicidal thoughts, PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER. Call the Distress Centre’s 24-hour helpline at 403-266-4357 or 211.

What you’ll learn

Over four weeks, you will practice skills to help manage anxiety. The workshop addresses three key areas:

  • Find calm: Learn exercises that will help me to manage my anxiety
  • Challenge myself: Challenge my thoughts, behaviours and emotions
  • Live well: Learn to improve my lifestyle

You will be introduced to a few evidence-based skills each week throughout the workshop. It will take commitment and practice to incorporate these skills into your daily life.

You can register for this in-person or online workshop by:

Note: At the time of your workshop, you must be located in the Province of Alberta.