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Alberta Health and Wellness
Call anytime for information on AIDS, HIV and STDs. STD and HIV Information Line - 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-800-772-2437
Youth Criminal Defense Office
Immediate legal advice for Youth under arrest - 24 hours/7 days Between the hours of 5:00pm to 8:00 AM, the call will be forwarded to a call centre answering service. The call answering service will contact the on call lawyer.
(403) 297-4400
Crisis Counseling
This number is available to anyone who needs to talk or requires information and referral. It is based out of Fort McMurray but will take calls province-wide. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-800-565-3801
Alberta Mental Health Help Desk
The mandate of this information and referral service is to link mental health patients with resources. Any person can call and all calls are anonymous. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-877-303-2642 1-800-779-5057
AADAC
Addictions Information and Referral Line - 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-800-665-9676 (gambling, substance abuse information and referral help line) 1-866-332-2322 (smoker's information and referral help line)
Poison Control Centre
Call for information on poisons and/or if you or someone you know has been poisoned. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-800-332-1414
Central Alberta's Women's Emergency Shelter
To provide a safe, short-term refuge to battered women with and without children, psychologically or emotionally abused women, adult female sexual assault victims and women requiring emergent accommodation. Call for information on other shelters in Alberta . 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-888-346-5643
World-Wide Fellowship
Al-anon/Alateen Family Groups Phone any of the 3 numbers provided, obtain the time and address of convenient nearest meeting, go to meeting to get further info. Al-Anon - for family and friends of alcoholics and Alateen - for teenage family and friends of alcoholics (some groups accept mature children less than teenage). This is not treatment or self-help for youth who drink too much.
Calgary 24 Hours: (403) 266-5850 Edmonton 24 Hours (403) 433-1818 Canada 1-888-425-2666 National Public Information Canada (NPIC) Phone (613) 723-8484
Wheatland Community Crisis Line
Crisis counseling line which deals with all issues. Open to anyone. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-877-934-6634
Distress Line
The following services are provided: crisis intervention, support, referrals, and the option of intake into our counseling program. Specialized counseling is available for problem gambling, drugs and alcohol. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
Edmonton Crisis Line: (780) 482-4357 Calgary Crisis Line: (403) 266-1605 Teen Line: (403) 266-1608
HealthLINK Alberta
This service provides information, referral and services for the province of Alberta . If clinical information is needed, there are nurses available via this line. Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-866-408-LINK (5465)
Suicide Prevention Bureau
This crisis line is open to anyone who needs to talk about any issue. Teen Line: 3:30 PM To 11:00 PM Tuesday to Saturday (teens calling outside these times will be transferred to the adult crisis line) 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
Adult Crisis Line: (780) 429-0230 Teens Helping Teens Crisis Line: 1-877-803-TEEN (8336)
Edmonton
The Student Distress Centre, University of Alberta
9:00am-8:00pm Mon-Fri (Sep-Apr) E-mail year round Volunteers trained in listening, communication, and referral skills provide confidential and non-judgmental, face to face or by phone, listening and support for those in crisis or distress. Can assist with personal problems. Has volunteer opportunities.
(780) 492-HELP (4357)
The Student Distress Centre, University of Alberta
9:00am-8:00pm Mon-Fri (Sep-Apr) E-mail year round Volunteers trained in listening, communication, and referral skills provide confidential and non-judgmental, face to face or by phone, listening and support for those in crisis or distress. Can assist with personal problems. Has volunteer opportunities.
(780) 492-HELP (4357)
Distress Line, The Support Network
Offers a 24 hour telephone line providing confidential listening and support for those in crisis or distress.
(780) 482-HELP(4357)
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton
Operates a 24 hr crisis line, counselling for individuals and groups, both male and female from the age of 3 and up. Offers public education presentations. Has volunteer opportunities.
(780) 423-4121
Edmonton Women’s Shelter
A 24-hour crisis line that provides supportive listening, referrals to crisis counselling, and referred to legal resources when appropriate.
(780) 479-0058
Adult Crisis Line, Salvation Army
24-hour confidential phone support for those in crisis or distress.
(780) 429-0230
AADAC (Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission) Helpline
24 hour crisis line dealing with alcohol, drugs, gambling and tobacco; provides information and referral to AADAC programs and services.
1-866-332-2322
Narcotics Anonymous
A 24 hour helpline that offers addicts a way to live drug-free through a 12-step support program. Makes public awareness presentations to schools, community groups, hospitals, etc.
(780) 421-4429
Lurana Shelter
Provides temporary shelter for women with or without children who are victims of domestic violence. Services include education, information and referrals.
(780) 424-5875 (Crisis)
Kids Kottage Foundation
24 hr crisis line that parents may access for help and support when distress or crisis threatens the safety and well-being of their children.
(780) 944-2888
Youth Criminal Defense Office
Immediate legal advice for Youth under arrest - 24 hours/7 days Between the hours of 5:00pm to 8:00 AM, the call will be forwarded to a call centre answering service. The call answering service will contact the on call lawyer.
(780) 422-8383
Crisis Counseling
This number is available to anyone who needs to talk or requires information and referral. It is based out of Fort McMurray but will take calls province-wide. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-800-565-3801
AADAC
Addictions Information and Referral Line - 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-800-665-9676 (gambling, substance abuse information and referral help line) 1-866-332-2322 (smoker's information and referral help line)
Alberta Mental Health Help Desk
The mandate of this information and referral service is to link mental health patients with resources. Any person can call and all calls are anonymous. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-877-303-2642 1-800-779-5057
Poison Control Centre
Call for information on poisons and/or if you or someone you know has been poisoned. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-800-332-1414
Alberta Health and Wellness
Call anytime for information on AIDS, HIV and STDs. STD and HIV Information Line - 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-800-772-2437
HealthLINK Alberta
This service provides information, referral and services for the province of Alberta . If clinical information is needed, there are nurses available via this line. Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-866-408-LINK (5465)
Sexual Assault Centre
To provide crisis intervention and counseling to those who have been sexually assaulted or abused. To provide public education and prevention programs. 24 hours/7 days
(780) 423-4121 (no toll-free number) - Edmonton ; Northern Alberta
Suicide Prevention Bureau
This crisis line is open to anyone who needs to talk about any issue. Teen Line: 3:30 PM To 11:00 PM Tuesday to Saturday (teens calling outside these times will be transferred to the adult crisis line) 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
Adult Crisis Line: (780) 429-0230 Teens Helping Teens Crisis Line: 1-877-803-TEEN (8336)
Motherisk Helpline
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Friday. All of Canada 's time zones for helplines except for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Helpline. 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Friday (Eastern Standard Time) for Alcohol and Substance Abuse helpline. Alcohol and Substance Use Helpline: For information about the fetal effects of alcohol, nicotine and drugs like marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy. Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy Helpline: For information on 'morning sickness' and how to treat it. HIV and HIV Treatment in Pregnancy: For information about the possible effects of HIV and HIV treatment during pregnancy. Motherisk's Home Line: For information about the risk or safety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbal products, chemicals, x-rays, chronic disease and infections during pregnancy. (This is a toll call to our Toronto call centre. Callers may have to wait up to 10 minutes to speak to a counselor.)
Alcohol and Substance Use Helpline: 1-877-327-4636 Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy Helpline: 1-800-436-8477 HIV and HIV Treatment in Pregnancy: 1-888-246-5840 Motherisk's Home Line: 1-416-813-6780
Distress Line
The following services are provided: crisis intervention, support, referrals, and the option of intake into our counseling program. Specialized counseling is available for problem gambling, drugs and alcohol. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
Edmonton Crisis Line: (780) 482-4357 Calgary Crisis Line: (403) 266-1605 Teen Line: (403) 266-1608
The Support Network
Offers a 24 hour telephone line providing confidential listening and support for those in crisis or distress. Rural Distress Line - 24 hours/7 days - Northern Alberta
1-800-232-7288
Central Alberta's Women's Emergency Shelter
To provide a safe, short-term refuge to battered women with and without children, psychologically or emotionally abused women, adult female sexual assault victims and women requiring emergent accommodation. Call for information on other shelters in Alberta . 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-888-346-5643
World-Wide Fellowship
Al-anon/Alateen Family Groups Phone any of the 3 numbers provided, obtain the time and address of convenient nearest meeting, go to meeting to get further info. Al-Anon - for family and friends of alcoholics and Alateen - for teenage family and friends of alcoholics (some groups accept mature children less than teenage). This is not treatment or self-help for youth who drink too much.
Calgary 24 Hours: (403) 266-5850 Edmonton 24 Hours (403) 433-1818 Canada 1-888-425-2666 National Public Information Canada (NPIC) Phone (613) 723-8484
Wheatland Community Crisis Line
Crisis counseling line which deals with all issues. Open to anyone. 24 hours/7 days - Calgary ; Edmonton ; Northern Alberta ; Southern Alberta
1-877-934-6634