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Anxiety to Calm

Anxiety to Calm is a SIMPLE, POSITIVE, and EMPOWERING group program. It is for those who want to have an opportunity for a healthy learning process to manage their anxiety. Anxiety to Calm moves people to ACTION. The program teaches low tech and low cost skills that should be accessible to everyone. Participants receive a journal that engages them to use the skills they learn in class throughout the week and after the program is finished.

Anxiety to Calm is FREE except for a small cost for a paper version of the participant journal. A free PDF journal is available if you prefer having an electronic copy.


Upcoming dates and times:

Wolf Creek PCN and Red Deer PCN will be working together to facilitate this program beginning January 2021. Please call Red Deer PCN at 403-343-9100 to register.

Upcoming classes:

Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30 starting May 4, 2021.

Wednesdays from 9:00-11:00am starting  May 5, 2021.

Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30pm starting May 5, 2021.


Who should attend?

Anxiety to Calm is for anyone who:

  • Struggles with anxiety

  • Anxiety has stopped them from doing their usual activities

  • Anxiety has held them back from living their best life

  • Wants to learn proven skills that will help them manage their anxiety

Anxiety to Calm is for adults (18+).


Program format:

The course is 8 weeks long consisting of one 2-hour class each week.


How do you get in to the program?

  • You can self-refer by calling Red Deer PCN at 403-343-9100 to register.

  • You can obtain a referral from your Wolf Creek PCN family doctor, nurse, mental health counsellor, exercise specialist, or registered dietitian. Once you have a referral you can register by the using the above methods or by emailing group@wcpcn.ca with which program your referral is for.


Your commitment:

Make the course a priority.

Attend the 2-hour group weekly, set a goal, and practice skills daily. People who set personal goals and are motivated to do daily skills practice gain more benefits from the program.  


Past participant quotes on what was most helpful:

"To relax, do my breathing, and listen to myself - what my heart, body, and mind is saying and that yes, it's ok to say NO."

"Making me aware of my contribution to my anxiety, then giving me the tools to manage and understand my anxiety."