Alberta Health Services’ 24/7 helplineoffers support and information aboutlocal addiction and mental healthservices: 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 peoplethinking about or quitting tobacco:• Visit albertaquits.ca• Phone 1-866-710-7848.
Canadian Association for SuicidePrevention
Information and resources to help peoplecope with and prevent suicide:• Visit suicideprevention.ca.
Canadian Mental Health Association,Alberta
Resources, services and supports formental illness, Alzheimer’s disease anddementia:• 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 ServiceInformation and advice about householdpoisons, chemicals, illegal drugs, herbalremedies and medications:• Visit ahs.ca; search: poison and drug• Phone 1-800-332-1414.
Some Other Solutions Society for CrisisPrevention
A 24/7 crisis line in Fort McMurray foraddictions and mental health issues andreferral to health and counselling servicesin the Wood Buffalo region:• Visit someothersolutions.ca• Phone 780-743-4357 (HELP).
Grande Prairie Aberdeen CentreCounselling for those living with drug,alcohol or gambling addictions:• Visit ahs.ca; search: Aberdeen Centre• Phone 1-866-332-2322.
Edmonton Distress Line24/7 crisis line:• Phone 780-482-4357 (HELP).
Rural Distress Line
Confidential, 24/7 crisis line for peopleliving outside of the greater Edmontonarea:• Phone 1-800-232-7288.
Red Deer 49 Street Community HealthCentre
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 healthservices
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 groupcounselling (usually up to 10 sessions) ata subsidized rate based on income:• Visit calgarycounselling.com• Phone 403-691-5991.
Calgary Distress Centre
A 24/7 crisis line and centre that offersfree, short-term, one-on-one counsellingservices:• Visit distresscentre.com• Phone 403-266-4357 (HELP).
Lethbridge mental health crisisintervention team
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.