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We all know that taking care of our physical health is important. It's equally vital that we take care of our mental health.

Mental Health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being, which means it affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress in our lives, relate to others, and what choices we make.

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Like any health emergency, a mental health emergency can be a life threatening situation.

When you find yourself in a mental health crisis, there's no need to shoulder the burden alone. We've listed some resources below to guide you in the right direction.

Call 9-1-1 if you need immediate emergency assistance.

Call 2-1-1 for social, health and related government services.

Visit Help in Tough Times for comprehensive supports.

Important Mental Health Support Resources

Below is a current list of contact resources for families and individuals in mental health emergency situations. What is a mental health emergency? Like any health emergency, a mental health emergency is a life threatening situation. It is often characterized by an individual’s intent to do harm to themselves or someone else.

We will continue to update this page as we find new resources that reflect the needs of the community.

Program Type


AHS 24/7 Adult Addiction & Mental Health Crisis Intake


AHS Children & Mental Health Crisis/mobile Response Team


AHS Addiction Help Line (information & referrals)


AHS Mental Health Help Line (information & referrals)


Alberta Supports Emergency Income Support


Alberta Children's Services Child Abuse Hotline


A Safe Place (family violence crisis line and shelter)


Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Rural Distress Line


Family Violence Information Line


Kids Help Phone


Mental Health Help Line


RCMP Complaints Line


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