REACH OUT AND CONNECT TO LOCAL AND PROVINCIAL SERVICES TO HELP YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONE. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
THERE IS HELP.
In Alberta there are both community and professional services. If one support isn’t the right fit, try others. Keep looking for something that works for you.
For emergency support please call:?
Edmonton Metro: 780.482.4357
Rural Alberta: 1-800-232-7288
Calgary and area: 403-266-4357
To receive information about mental health programs, services and referrals to other services, please call:
Health Link (Alberta Health Services) Dial 811 across the province.
Mental Health Line 1-877-303-2642
IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1
Other Information: Canada
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention:
The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention provides a broad range of information about understanding, preventing and intervening to help an individual struggling with suicide. There is also information on recovery and bereavement.
Centre for Suicide Prevention (Calgary):
A branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, CSP is an education centre that equips Canadians with the skills and knowledge to respond to someone at risk of suicide through research-based print and web resources, workshops, webinars, Twitter feed and other media.
Distress Centre Calgary:
Distress Centre Calgary is a non-profit social agency that delivers 24-hour support, free crisis counseling and resource referral services to Calgary and the surrounding area.
My Health Alberta:
Created by the Alberta Government and Alberta Health Services to offer Albertans one place to go for reliable health information. The site provides valuable, easy-to-understand health information and tools made for Albertans.
Suicide Prevention Resource Centre (Grande Prairie)
The Suicide Prevention Resource Centre provides coordination, outreach, presentations, training, research and information, mental health promotion, referrals, and survivor/bereavement services.
The Support Network (Edmonton):
The Support Network's programs and services contribute to the well-being of the people of Edmonton and surrounding areas by providing a connection to resources and information to individuals, families, and non-profit organizations.
Other Information: USA
American Association of Suicidology (AAS):
AAS promotes research, public awareness programs, public education and training for professionals and volunteers. In addition, AAS serves as a national clearinghouse for information on suicide.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP):
AFSP is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental health concerns and those impacted by suicide.
Other Information: International
International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP):
One of the founding members of World Suicide Prevention Day, IASP provides a range of online materials, articles and newsletters as well as links to resources from around the world in multiple languages.