Medical and health services in Alberta are delivered by Alberta Health Services. To look for hospitals, facilities, programs, and other services, visit the Alberta Health Services website.
The Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network offers many services to Cochrane residents and physicians, including population health classes and chronic disease management. It's also a great place to start when you're looking for a family doctor.
HEALTHLink Alberta is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They can provide information on diseases, treatments and wellness by telephone, or help you find appropriate services. Call toll-free at 866-408-5465 (LINK).
Facilities in Cochrane
The Cochrane Community Health Centre is the primary health care facility in Cochrane. Located at 60 Grand Blvd., there are more than 20 services offered in one building. Services include an Urgent Care Centre, open 8am to 10pm, seven days a week. Urgent Care provides same day treatment for unexpected, non-life-threatening health concerns.
For a complete list of services offered, see facility details on Alberta Health Services:
In an emergency, always call 911. You can find a list of nearby hospitals through Alberta Health Services.
Mental health resources
There are many resources and services offered in Cochrane, Calgary, and province-wide to support your mental health. The Community Helpers Program in Cochrane aims to promote mental wellbeing among youth and young adults.
Community Helpers Program
Other mental health resources available include:
- Mental Health Access – Calgary Zone
- Toll Free number: 1-844-943-1500
- Help in Tough Times — resources and services available from Alberta Health Services Addiction and Mental Health
- Distress Centre Calgary
- Canadian Mental Health Association – Calgary – counselling, therapy and workshop
- Community Connect YYC - affordable and barrier free access to in-person, phone or video counselling sessions
- Right Hand Support – Cochrane-based mentorship program
Mental Health Awareness Week
During Mental Health Awareness Week, Cochrane hosts a number of events, classes and workshops that focus on discussing mental health and promoting mental health care. Each year, one in five Canadians experience a mental illness or mental health issue, but all of us have mental health.
In 2023, Mental Health Awareness Week in Cochrane ran from May 1 to 7. Stay tuned for more information on next year’s events.