#MentalHealth challenges affect everyone. A survey by researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph shows farmers are reporting high rates of anxiety and depression.


Just a few weeks before the kids head back to school, and the last of vacations! Here are some fun games to get kids active even if you are visiting the beach!


The weather is getting warm out there, and there is nothing like a refreshing drink, but how do sugary drink harm your brain and affect your mood?


National Volunteer Week April 10 – 16: We at the Sheep River Health Trust cannot express our gratitude enough for the many volunteers that help our organization out throughout the year. We have such a wide variety of support from individuals to corporations. From the bottom of our hearts we Thank You for helping us make a difference in the Foothills.

Enjoy this video that shares how volunteers help us build vibrant communities.

Vibrant Communities and You from Volunteer Alberta on Vimeo.


You can really die of a broken heart. It has long been known that an unexpected emotional shock can provoke “broken heart syndrome” or Takotsubo syndrome. But statistics were lacking and no one had ever investigated whether an intensely happy event could give the same result.