Alberta Health Services’ 24/7 helpline
offers support and information about
local addiction and mental health
services: Phone 1-866-332-2322.
Addiction service directory
A listing of addiction services available
through AHS in the province:
• Visit ahs.ca; search: addiction service
Resources and supports for people
thinking about or quitting tobacco:
• Visit albertaquits.ca
• Phone 1-866-710-7848.
Canadian Association for Suicide
Information and resources to help people
cope with and prevent suicide:
• Visit suicideprevention.ca.
Canadian Mental Health Association,
Resources, services and supports for
mental illness, Alzheimer’s disease and
• Visit mymentalhealth.ca
• Phone 1-877-303-2642.
Mental Health Help Line
A 24/7, confidential crisis and helpline
for questions about mental health
and information about programs and
• Phone 1-877-303-2642.
Poison and Drug Information Service
Information and advice about household
poisons, chemicals, illegal drugs, herbal
remedies and medications:
• Visit ahs.ca; search: poison and drug
• Phone 1-800-332-1414.
Some Other Solutions Society for Crisis
A 24/7 crisis line in Fort McMurray for
addictions and mental health issues and
referral to health and counselling services
in the Wood Buffalo region:
• Visit someothersolutions.ca
• Phone 780-743-4357 (HELP).
Grande Prairie Aberdeen Centre
Counselling for those living with drug,
alcohol or gambling addictions:
• Visit ahs.ca; search: Aberdeen Centre
• Phone 1-866-332-2322.
Edmonton Distress Line
24/7 crisis line:
• Phone 780-482-4357 (HELP).
Rural Distress Line
Confidential, 24/7 crisis line for people
living outside of the greater Edmonton
• Phone 1-800-232-7288.
Red Deer 49 Street Community Health
Walk-in clinic with addiction and mental
health services, including day treatment,
counselling services and a seniors
• Visit ahs.ca; search: 49 Street
• Phone 403-340-5466.
Calgary Access Mental Health Services
A non-urgent referral service to free
mental health services in Calgary:
• Visit ahs.ca; search; Access Mental
Health Calgary Zone
• Phone 1-844-943-1500.
Rural addictions and mental health
A listing of locations that offer
addiction and mental health services
and treatment in communities in and
• Visit ahs.ca; search: rural addiction and
mental health services
• Phone 1-877-652-4700.
Calgary Counselling Centre
No-referral private and group
counselling (usually up to 10 sessions) at
a subsidized rate based on income:
• Visit calgarycounselling.com
• Phone 403-691-5991.
Calgary Distress Centre
A 24/7 crisis line and centre that offers
free, short-term, one-on-one counselling
• Visit distresscentre.com
• Phone 403-266-4357 (HELP).
Lethbridge mental health crisis
Over-the-phone and in-person
intervention during mental health
emergencies. The team refers people
to doctors, counsellors and treatment
centres in the Lethbridge area:
• Visit lethbridge.cmha.ca; search: crisis
• Phone 403-381-1116.