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Mental Health

24-hour Distress Line

780.482.4357 (HELP)

The Distress Line provides confidential, non-judgmental and short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resources to people in crisis or distress.
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Family Violence Prevention
  • Emergency Intervention and Response
  • Emotional Support
  • Community Resource Referral 

Kids Help Phone

Need help right now? Text CONNECT to 686868 to chat with a volunteer Crisis Responder 24/7. 
Kids Help Phone is always there for you. No matter what you want to talk about, we’re here to listen. No judgment, totally private, 24/7. Click here to find out more.

Alberta Mental Health & Addictions

As part of a provincial initiative, Alberta Mental Health has introduced Mobile Service Teams to enhance services to youth at risk. A St. Albert unit has been established. An addictions counsellor can be contacted at 780.422.7383.
For further information regarding these services, you can visit the Alberta Health Services.

SOGI 123 Alberta

SOGI 1 2 3 is designed to address the gap between educators reporting high-level support but lower-level participation in SOGI-inclusive activities due to feeling that they do not have the appropriate skills, training, or support. 
For more information, visit ab.sogieducation.org


Mental Wellness Moment

Alberta Health Services is promoting “Mental Wellness Moment”, a YouTube series with Dr. Nicholas Mitchell, AHS medical director, Addiction and Mental Health. The collection of 25 videos are under three-minutes each and cover a wide-range of topics such as social isolation, household tensions, loneliness, managing cravings, and self-care.

Alberta COVID-19 Youth Mental Health Resource Hub

A hub of relevant resources to help you take care of yourself and look out for the people you love during this challenging time. https://jack.org/Resources/ABHub

Canadian Mental Health Association

Suicide Prevention

Help line: 1.877.303.2642

AHS Mobile tools to promote mental wellness

Looking for ways to deal with COVID-related stress and anxiety? 
Access these services and tools right from your phone.

Mobile Tools


Sexual Assault Centre Crisis Line

780.423.4121


Youth Emergency Shelter

780.468.7070


Teen Relationship Abuse

Teen dating violence is just as serious as adult domestic violence. And it's common. About 2 in 10 teen girls say they have been physically or sexually abused by a dating partner. About 1 in 10 teen boys reports abuse in dating relationships. Need help? Click here to visit the My Health Alberta website.

Anxiety Canada

Anxiety Canada™ is a leader in developing free online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders and promotes understanding about anxiety and anxiety disorders through general information sessions, professional seminars and workshops, offered throughout the year. We are the developers of the free MindShift app which helps youth and young adults manage anxiety, using step-by-step strategies based on psychological treatment.


Momentum Walk-in Counselling

Momentum is a mental health triage centre, helping individuals who cannot pay for or wait for aid through the traditional health care system.

Wellness Together Canada

The Canadian government is extending its support, offering wellness resources, self-assessment tools and phone, video and text counselling through its Wellness Together Canada site. Supports are available 24/7, free, and accessible to everyone. 
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