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Mental Health Resources

Reaching out for help can be difficult and knowing where to turn is an important step in the process. Below are many resources available to you and your family.

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.

ConnecTeen: Provides free support for youth and teens.

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

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

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

911: If you are considering harming yourself or committing suicide please call 911.

Access Mental Health: Provides information on mental health supports available to you. Please call 403-943-1500

2-1-1: Provides information and resources for mental health supports. Please call 2-1-1

AHS Rural Addictions and Mental Health: Provides Counselling services in our community.

  • Call Access Mental Health 403-943 -1500 OR TOLL FREE 1 -844-943-1500
  • Intake Line: 1-877-652-4700.
  • Group Session to become available. Call for more information.

Foothills Community Counselling: Is currently taking intakes for phone sessions only. Please email fcc@highriver.ca for more information.

Primary Care Network: For youth counselling sessions please call 403-652-1654 for more information.

ConnecTeen: Provides free support for youth and teens.

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

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

Kids Help Phone: Provides professional counselling, information and referrals to young people

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

Woods Homes: Provides counselling support for families and individuals.

AHS Text Line: Provides a positive set of daily messages including advice and encouragement helpful in developing healthy coping skills and resiliency. Text COVID19HOPE to 393939.

AHS Help in Tough Times webpage: Provides a range of resources for citizens. Visit Alberta Health Services for more information.

Anxiety Canada: Provides access to tools and resources to help Canadians manage anxiety. Visit the Anxiety Canada website for more information.

Canadian Mental Health Association: Provides a wide range of resources for mental health supports related to COVID-19. For more information, visit the Canadian Mental Health Association website.

How’s Your 5: A tool you can use to help deepen conversations with your friends and family by asking: How’s your Work (or school), How’s your Love (relationships), How’s your Play (hobbies) , How’s your Sleep, How’s your Eating. For more information, visit the Our High River website.

Centre for Online Mental Health Support: Provides programs that help support individuals and families. Visit the Centre for Online Mental Health Support website for more information.

AHS has provided the following information sheets regarding COVID-19, your mental health, and preparedness:

 

If you have not found a resource you were looking for please call FCSS at 403-652-8620.