Health and Wellness

Good health is essential to getting the most out of life. The following sections address various facets of good health, from physical fitness and mental health to finding health care providers to meet your needs.


Physical activity is essential to your overall wellbeing. Not only does it have a positive impact on factors like your weight and blood pressure, but it benefits your mental health too! Learn more about incorporating activity into your routine by visiting the following sites.

Preventative Health

You can minimize your risk of illness, or decrease its impact on you, by taking preventative health measures. Proper nutrition and physical activity will help, and so will these links:

Mind and Body Balance

Mental health is just as important to your wellbeing as physical health. Whether you are feeling stressed or depressed, or if you have a loved one who is experiencing a mental illness, you'll find valuable information at the sites below.

Women's, Men's & Children's Health

The following are your go-to pages for general health information. If you are hoping to find a family doctor, optometrist or dentist, these links will help you do so.


While we make every effort to ensure the information listed is as accurate as possible, due to the sheer volume of material, this may not always be possible. If you would like to report a broken link or any other concerns, please click here.

The information provided by Organizational Health and Effectiveness on Assist U, including, but not limited to, articles, contacts and other general information, is intended for general informational purposes only. Health information should not be treated as a substitute for medical, psychiatric, psychological, or behavioural care, advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Organizational Health and Effectiveness encourages you to seek the advice of a medical doctor or other qualified health care provider if you have any questions regarding a specific health condition. Please call 911 if you have a medical emergency or if you are in danger of harming yourself or someone else.

Organizational Health and Effectiveness is not responsible for the information and content in external websites and/or non-University of Alberta information provided on Assist U pages.

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