Calgary Resources / MH Supports
are you 18 + and looking for supports?
Resources In The Calgary Area
AHS Mental Health Helpline – 24/7, toll free: 1-877-303-2642
AHS Toll free Crisis Line/Distress Centres – for 780 area code: 1-800-482-4357; for 403 area code: 1-800-784-2433
More Alberta Health Services helpline numbers here
Kids Help Phone Crisis Line: 1-800-668-6868
Salvation Army Crisis Line: 780-429-0230
CMHA Distress line – 24/7: 780-482-4357
CMHA Rural Distress Line: 1-800-232-7288
Canada Suicide Prevention Service (CSPS) – 24/7, English & French: 1-833-456-4566
First Nations & Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line – 24/7: 1-855-242-3310
Canadian Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419
Canada now has one toll-free hotline:
Canada's toll free suicide prevention hotline: 1-833-456-4566– chat & text 45645 / Quebec 1 866 APPELLE (277 3553) Crisis Services Canada
Hotlines & Websites:
If you, or someone you know is struggling and at risk, here are support resources:
CANADA- http://suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/ - select province/territory
U.S.- NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE1-800-273-8255 suicide prevention lifeline
WORLDWIDE- befrienders - enter country in search box at top of page
Check out this page Need to Talk.
IF YOU NEED Immediate help call 911
RESOURCES for you ...
211 is here to help you find the right community and social services. You can dial 2-1-1 to speak to an Information & Referral Specialist, or search our online community resource directory
If you are experiencing or have questions about sexual abuse and sexual assault please call…1.403.237.58881.877.237.5888 Toll Free in Alberta
We are available to talk anytime – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Crisis doesn’t take time off, so neither do we. When you make a call to Distress Centre, you will always get an answer, an open mind and a caring ear.
Calgarians 18+ specially designed programs where individuals with a mental illness can improve their skills and enhance their capabilities for living, learning, working and socializing in the community,
Distress Centre Crisis phone number
Crisis 24 hours Main Crisis Line:(403) 266-4357 ConnecTeen: (403) 264-TEEN
on line chat support: www.calgaryconnecteen.com
Need to see someone ... South Calgary has access to Psychiatrists and other resources to assist you
Walk in Counselling
A number of supports and services: family physician, counseling , basic needs, community kitchen etc. 1116 Centre Street NE Mon. to Fri. 12- 6p.m.
East Side Information
Eastside Family Centre - No fee, immediate walk-in counselling
255 495 36 St. NE
Calgary, AB T2A 6K3
Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Sunday and all statutory holidays
This service provides a 50-minute session with a qualified mental health professional.
- No-fee, first served walk-in counselling
- Assistance with: Mental health concerns, life stressors, family stress, relationship issues
- Referrals to other community resources
Addiction Services 18 plus
Call 403-297-3071 1177 - 11 th Ave South West -2nd Floor
Intake Daily at 12;30 Need two pieces of Gov. issued ID Alberta Health Care Card and another
Alberta - The Early Psychosis Treatment Program (EPTP) or (EPP)
Calgary Health Region EPTP currently operates in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The program began in December 1996 and was designed to meet the needs of young people diagnosed with a first episode of psychosis. It is a joint program of the Calgary Health Region and the Alberta Mental Health Board. Represented on the team are the disciplines of Psychiatry, Psychology, Nursing, and Social Work.
Early Psychosis Treatment Program
Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 - 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
Tel. 403-944-4836 Fax 403-944-4008