weight loss

Free weight-management sessions offered online

Workshops offer safe, effective strategies to form positive food relationships

Local residents are invited to learn about improving eating habits and forming healthy relationships with food by attending an Alberta Health Services (AHS) weight-management program online.

The program, open to residents 18 years of age and older, is an online version of AHS’ weight-management workshops, which are offered regularly in communities across Central Zone.

The workshops are offered online in order to follow public health guidelines on physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Managing Emotional Eating is a free, three-part workshop led by AHS health professionals who share their expertise and guide interactive group sessions. Participants will learn how eating habits are formed, and how triggers such as emotions, situations and events can be managed to help develop better eating habits that will last a lifetime.

Managing Emotional Eating will be held via Zoom on the following dates:

– July 6th, 13th and 20th from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

– July 22nd, 29th and Aug. 5th from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

– Aug. 4th, 11th and 18th from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Registration is required as the date and time are subject to change. For more information and to register to attend, please call the Alberta Healthy Living Program at 1-877-314-6997. You will receive your Zoom link when you register.