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Health and Wellbeing Community Supports

If you need to talk, help is available in our community. Keeping the community connected.

IMPORTANT: Call 9-1-1 if this is a crisis or emergency. If you are in danger, considering harming yourself or thinking about suicide please call 911.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

No matter what you are struggling with, we are here for you. Visit us here for a complete list of community resources.

Urgent Mental Health Supports

Distress Centre: Provides over the phone support and free crisis counselling.

  • 24-hour phone support: 403-266-1605.
  • For those Hearing Impaired: 403-543-1967
  • Online Crisis Chat: Available from 3pm – 10:00pm weekdays and from noon-10:00pm on weekends

Family Violence Info Line: Provides support for family violence 24 hours per day.

Please call 310-1818 or chat online on the Family Violence Info Line from 8 am to 8 pm daily.

ConnecTeen: Provides free support for youth and teens.

  • 24-hour phone support: 403-264-8336 (Teen)
  • Daily online chat
  • Daily Text Messaging: 587-333-2724

Kids Help Phone: Professional counselling, information and referrals to young people.

  • 24-hour phone support: 1-800-668-6868.
  • Text support: Please text CONNECT to 686868

Foothills Community Counselling

Affordable quality counselling services for individuals, children, adolescents, families and couples for residents in the Foothills Area.

Fees are based on a sliding scale that will reflect what an individual can afford based on income. Clients are also able to use their health insurance benefits.

To find out more or to begin the intake process:

  • Call 403-603-3549
  • Email fcc@highriver.ca
  • Visit the FCSS Resource Centre inside the Charles Clark Medical Centre (Unit 101, 303 9 Ave S.W.)

Counsellors

All of our counsellors are screened, highly trained professionals, who are all registered with professional associations. We are also proud to act as a teaching clinic and provide practicum placements for Masters students.