Resources

Hotlines:

Calgary 211:

  • A 24 hour line that provides information on government and non-profit resources in Calgary. They can be contacted by dialling 2-1-1.

Distress Centre: 403-266-4357

  • A crisis line that provides information and support. Will give access to referrals and counselling services. They are 24 hours and will alert EMS if there is need.

ConnecTeen Line: 403-264-8336 or text 587-333-2724

  • Provides peer support and online chat from 5pm to 10pm on weekdays and noon to 5pm on weekends. The phone number is 24 hours.

Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-784-2433

  • A crisis line for those thinking about suicide or concerned about others who may be thinking about suicide.

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-330-6366 
(24 Hours)

  • Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people. It is a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. The line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis-this includes people who may be struggling with their identity and may not be sure that they are transgender. They welcome the call of any transgender person in need-if you are not sure that you should call, call them.

Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-784-2433

  • Toll free 24 hour support line

Family Violence Info Line: 403-310-1818 (24 Hours)

  • Trained information specialists discuss family abuse with you.

Bullying Helpline: 1-888-456-2323
 (24 Hours)

  • Advice, information and support telephone helpline.

Health Link Alberta: 403-943-5465
 (24 Hours)

  • 24 hour nurse telephone advice and health information. Locations of Walk in Clinics or Community Health Centres.


Access Mental Health: 1-844-943-1500 (Toll Free)

  • A telephone based service staffed by mental health clinicians. Provides information and referral options for addiction and mental health services. Connection to services for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Over 1400 Alberta Health Services and community addiction and mental health resources available.


Alberta Health Services Mobile Response Team: 403-266-4357 (24 Hours)

  • This team is accessible through the Distress Centre and is comprised of registered nurses, social workers and psychologists. They are available 7 days a week between 9:30am and 9:30pm. They provide assistance for those experiencing crises related to mental health, addictions, family, relationships, social and/or personal problems. They also provide Critical Incident Stress Management Services for people who are exposed to a traumatic event. The team will arrange to meet you in a negotiated safe space within Calgary city limits.