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Calgary Resources

Emergency/Distress Resources

Mental Health Helpline– 1.877.303.2642
Health Link – 811
Family Violence – 310.1818
Kids Help Phone – 1.800.668.6868

Distress Centre

Phone (24 Hour Crisis Line): 403.266.4357
Online Crisis Chat: http://www.distresscentre.com/
Chat is available from 3pm – 10:00pm weekdays and from noon-10:00pm on weekends.

Connecteen

Phone (24 hours): 403-264-TEEN (403-264-8336)
Phone is the fastest way to get in touch with us. It is answered 24 hours a day, with peer support available from 5pm – 10pm on weekdays and from 12 – 10pm on Saturday and Sunday. Outside of those hours, adult volunteers respond to calls

Chat: http://www.CalgaryConnecTeen.com
Monday to Friday, from 3pm – 10pm, and Saturday and Sunday, from 12 – 10pm

Text: 587-333-2724
Monday to Friday, from 3pm – 10pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12pm – 10pm

Centre for Suicide Prevention
Call – 1.833.456.4566
Text- 45645
https://www.suicideinfo.ca/

Wood’s Homes Emergency Support Lines
Call – 1.800.563.6106
Call – 403.299.9699
Text – 587.315.5000 (9am-10pm)

Grief Support Resources

Alberta Children’s Hospital – Grief Support Service
Bereavement counselling and ongoing support following the death of a child.

This program is available to provide ongoing support to families when a child dies. Bereavement support is offered in many ways to fit the unique needs of a family, such as individual, family and group counselling, resources/education and referrals to community agencies.

To find out more about this program, call 403-955-5463 or 403-955-5474.

Hospice Calgary (Sage Centre)Grief Support for children and families
http://www.hospicecalgary.com/page/grief-counselling

AHS Adult Grief Supporthttp://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/programs/ps-1026229-grief-support-calgary-brochure.pdf

Support Counselling and Groups

Canadian Mental Health Association
http://cmha.calgary.ab.ca/

Calgary Counselling Centre
https://calgarycounselling.com/

Wood’s Homes
https://www.woodshomes.ca/our-services/

CARYA (Family and Older Adult Support)
http://caryacalgary.ca/

Parent Link Centres
http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/locations/offices.html#OfficeType=PLC

Families Matter
http://www.familiesmatter.ca/programs

Calgary Catholic Family Services
http://www.ccisab.ca/

CanLearn Society – ADHD & LD Support
Services to help children, teens and adults with ADHD and learning disabilities
https://www.canlearnsociety.ca/services/

Professional Associations

College of Alberta Psychologists
http://cap.ab.ca/

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
https://www.ccpa-accp.ca/

Canadian Association for Play Therapy
https://cacpt.com/

Psychologists’ Association of Alberta
http://www.psychologistsassociation.ab.ca/site/what_is_a_psychologist

EMDR International Association
http://emdria.site-ym.com/

Association for Death Education and Counseling: The Thanatology Association
https://www.adec.org/

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