Most of us go through life solving our day-to-day problems without needing help to cope with our feelings. But a severe illness, an accident or an emotional crisis can overwhelm us, at least temporarily, and suddenly we need help. In this section, you will find resources and tips on getting help when you need it most.
Are you in crisis?
If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate assistance:
- call 780-482-4357 (HELP) (24-hour Distress Line)
- go to the nearest hospital or
- call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger
Do you need medical advice?
Call 811 to access free medical advice 24/7 through HealthLink, or see your family doctor for a referral to an appropriate mental health professional.
Looking for community support services?
You can view all of our programs and services at the link below. For help finding other community resources, you can also call the free 211 Information & Referral Line 24/7 by dialling 2-1-1 on your phone.