Mental Health Resources

Get Help Anytime

Access these resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for support and assistance when you need it. If you have immediate safety concerns for yourself or others dial 911.

Mental Health Help Line

Provides free, 24/7 telephone service which offers help for mental health concerns for Albertans.

1.877.303.2642 (toll free within Alberta).

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Calgary Distress Centre

Free confidential crisis intervention, professional counselling and referral services to help you prevent and overcome crisis.


Addiction HelpLine

Information, support, crisis counselling and service referral.


First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

24/7 crisis intervention and counselling.

1.855.242.3310 | Online chat:

EFAP Crisis Line

Access crisis support by pressing 1 for immediate support.


Health Link Alberta

Access health information and advice from a registered nurse.

811 or 866.408.5465

YWCA: Domestic Violence Crisis Line


Campus Resources

Mental Health Consultant

Offers a broad range of support and can connect faculty and staff with mental health resources on and off campus. 

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Sexual Violence Support Advocate

Offers any kind of support if you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence.

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Ability Advisors

Offers support to employees as they navigate sick leave, long-term disability, and the Workers' Compensation Board (WCB). Find the ability advisor for your area.

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Employee and Family Assistance Plan

Offers confidential service to employees and their dependents, at no cost, to help manage work and personal life. 

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Off-campus Counselling Resources

Consult the mental health consultant if you would like to discuss alternative community resources. Here is a list of a few Calgary based resources that you can self-refer to.

Access Mental Health

Through telephone consultation, professionals can help you better understand and getting connected to the most helpful supports.

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm | 403.943.1500

Adult Addiction Services (Alberta Health Services)

Drop-in intake.


Looking for a Private Psychologist?

Psychology Association of Alberta search tool

Calgary Counselling Centre

Offers individual and family/group counselling options.

403.691.5991 |

Grief Support Program (Alberta Health Services)

Offers individual and group grief counselling to adults 18 years and older.

403.955.8011 |


No-cost short-term solution focused counselling for benefit eligible employees.


Mental Health Walk-in Clinics

Provides walk in mental health therapy and support on a single session basis.

Alberta 211

Information and referral service connecting you to thousands of community, social and government resources.

24/7 | Dial 211


Community Connect YYC


The wellbeing information on this website is provided as information to supplement other health resources. This information should not replace as consultation, diagnosis, or treatment from qualified health care providers or support from community-based resources. 

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