Education plays a key role in the legalization of cannabis. The following resources provide you with information on health effects, how to talk to your kids about drugs, drug-impaired driving, as well as a Don’t Drive High Awareness Campaign. 

Cannabis Facts 

Courtesy of Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission

  • Cannabis Facts

Health Effects of Cannabis

Courtesy of Alberta Health Services

Health Effects of Cannabis

Courtesy of the Government of Canada

Talking to your Teen About Cannabis

Courtesy of the Government of Canada

Courtesy of Drug-Free Kids Canada

Courtesy of Parent Action Pack

  • Parent Action Pack is both a website and a brochure. This website has extended information about parenting, teen development and alcohol, cannabis and other drugs. The brochure provides a summary in booklet form.
    • Parent Action Pack website 
    • Parent Action Pack brochure 
  • Parent Action Pack – Cannabis webpage 
    • Stats, Facts & Research Notes - Marijuana

Courtesy of Healthy Children and Families, in collaboration with Addiction and Mental Health, Healthy Public Policy Unit, Alberta Health and Alberta Education

Don’t Drive High Awareness Campaign

Courtesy of the Government of Canada

Help Lines 

  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Addictions Help Line: 1-866-332-2322
  • Distress Line: 780-482-HELP (4357)
  • Family Violence Help Line: 310-1818
  • If you are in immediate danger: 9-1-1

Local Resources

St. Albert's Community & Social Development (CSD) provides social services to the residents of St. Albert through direct service to the community as well as a range of services offered through CSD funded community organizations.

To find local social service organizations:

Last edited: May 17, 2021