If you or someone you know needs emotional support or feels overwhelmed, remember you are not alone. Call one of the resources below for help.
If someone is in immediate danger or immediate risk of suicide, call 911 or go to the emergency room at your local hospital.
|Emergency/9-1-1 Services||9-1-1||Call if you or someone you know is in immediate danger, at immediate risk of suicide, or in need of urgent medical, fire, or police services.|
|Alberta 8-1-1 Health Link||8-1-1||Health advice from Alberta’s medical experts|
|Alberta 2-1-1||Call or Text 2-1-1||A helpline that provides information on and referrals to Alberta’s community, social, health-related and government services.|
|Alberta’s Mental Health Helpline||1-877-303-2642||Confidential support for mental health concerns.|
|Alberta’s Addiction Helpline||1-866-332-2322||Confidential support for alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling.|
|Distress Line (Edmonton and Northern Alberta)||1-780-482-HELP (4357)||A confidential, non-judgemental short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resource for people in crisis or distress.|
|Kids Help Phone||1-800-668-6868||A phone line to support any youth under the age of 20 who are struggling.|
|Crisis Text Line||Text: “HOME” to 686868||Text support line for anyone in crisis, you will be connected with a trained crisis responder.|
|Indigenous Mental Health Help||1-855-242-3310||Connects the Indigenous community to support and counselling in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut upon request.|
|Adult Bullying Help Line||1-888-456-2323||Support for adults experiencing bullying or harassment. Youth and Children are encouraged to call the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868|
|Family Violence Info Line||780-310-1818||Anonymous help in 170 languages related to verbal, physical, emotional, financial and sexual abuse, neglect, stalking or being kept from seeing other people or forced to stay in one place.|
|AHS Integrated Crisis Access Team||587-259-5513||A mental health team is available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday, to support urgent and non-urgent concerns about mental health.|
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The program provides one-way communication and does not replace other mental health therapies and supports. It is a helpful option for people in self-isolation who can’t access face-to-face services, as well as those in remote locations.