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Sunrise Health Region General Events and Workshops

"Embrace": One woman's journey to inspire everyBODY

A screening of the critically acclaimed film "Embrace", which explores the issue of body image, follow's Taryn's crusades as she interviews a variety of women about the alarming rates of body image issues that are seen in people of all body types.
This event is brought to you through a partnership between the Sunrise Health Region and the Yorkton Film Festival.
Please note this film does contain some scenes of nudity and mature language; for more information, review the Parent's Guide at https://bodyimagemovement.com/parents-guide-to-embrace/ or sneak a peek at the movie trailer at https://bodyimagemovement.com/embrace/about-the-film/

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017; Doors open at 7:00pm and film begins at 7:30pm
Where:  Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre, 49 Smith Street East (use 3rd Ave N entrance), Yorkton, SK
Cost:  Free to attend. There will be a silver donation at the door with all proceeds donated to a local charity.

Chemical Dependency Community Education Course 2017

A 3-day interactive course to enhance and facilitate community awareness and understanding of alcohol and other drug related issues and concepts. Topics include the profile of the alcoholic, alcohol the drug, family dynamics of addiction, stages of adolescent chemical use, the relapse and recovery process, an RCMP presentation and Alcoholics Anonymous/12-Step history.

When:  Mondays, May 1, 8 and 15, 2017; 9:00am to 4:00pm daily with lunch on your own
Where:  Yorkton Regional Health Centre, Mental Health Auditorium, 270 Bradbrooke Drive
Cost:  No cost to attend; pre-registration is required. It is necessary to attend all 3 days of the course with 25 maximum participants.

Click here for a poster providing more specifics on topics to be covered on each of the 3 days.

Alzheimer and Dementia Support/Information Group Meeting

When:   2nd Wednesday of every month @ 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Yorkton Crossing Retirement Community, 348 Morrison Drive, Yorkton
If you plan on attending or have any questions, call Linda Wong with the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan at 306-783-1068.

The support group is open to all caregivers with no fee to attend. 


Yorkton Public Health Conference Room A
150 Independent Street
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Course dates:

  • To be announced

Please note that lunch is not provided for any of the workshops.

Participants must pre register by calling 786-0600. Registration fee for this course is $40.00, which includes a thermometer, fee must be prepaid to secure spot, cheque payable to Sunrise Health Region.

Home Study Program for Food Safe Course is an option. Cost is $50.00 which will include the course package and must be completed in thirty days. Please contact 306-786-0600, for more information

Prenatal Classes

It is recommended to register early in your pregnancy for classes. Each series provides information on pregnancy, labour and delivery, coping strategies, infant feeding, and postpartum adjustment. Classes include lectures, videos, and interactive participation. Husbands/partners/support persons are encouraged to attend.


Yorkton prenatal classes are offered during an all day course one Saturday a month at the Public Health office, 150 Independent Street, Yorkton.

To register for Yorkton classes:

  • Complete this form and send an electronic copy to wanda.conrad@shr.sk.ca or fax to 306-786-0620, or;
  • You can also register by phone at 786-0600


Please watch your local paper for dates of upcoming classes or by contacting the Public Health office.

Canora 306-563-1259
Kamsack 306-542-4295 (202)
Preeceville 306-547-2815
Melville 306-728-7310
Langenburg 306-743-2801
Esterhazy 306-745-3200
Foam Lake 306-272-3375