Mental Health Resources

It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood through adulthood.

Our PCN Clinicians offer free Community Classes to help maintain your Mental Health and Wellness, and there are many other free mental health resources available to Bow Valley residents.

Check out our community coalition’s site SeeTheSigns.ca for mental health information & support, & scroll for a quick list below!

 

LOCAL SUPPORTS

Our PCN Mental Health Clinician 403-675-3000

Bow Valley Addiction and Mental Health (AHS) via Access Mental Health 1-844-943-1500

Cochrane Community Health Centre Mental Health Counselling (AHS) 1-403-851-6100

Walk-in Mental Health Counselling at Banff Hospital 403-762-2222 & Canmore Hospital 403-678-5536 from 2-9 pm daily

Rapid Access Counselling & more, through Community Connect YYC.

Distress Centre Calgary, Phone: 1-403-266-4357 or Online chat: distresscentre.com

Distress Centre ConnecTeen (21 years or less) Calgary (24/7) 1-403-264-8336

Trans Lifeline (peer support for gender diverse folks)

Skipping Stone (support for gender diverse folks, based in Calgary)

PROVINCIAL SUPPORTS

Alberta 211 Community & Social Services Health Line, Text or phone: 211 Online Chat: ab.211.ca

AHS HealthLink, 811

AHS Mental Health Help Line, 1-877-303-2642

Bullying Help Line, Text or phone: 1-888-456-2323

Crisis Services Canada, Suicide-specific concerns: 1-833-456-4566 Text: 45645

Indigenous Hope for Wellness Help Line (24/7): 1-855-242-3310

Kids Help PhonePhone: 1-800-668-6868 Text: CONNECT to 686868

PROBLEMATIC SUBSTANCE USE

Addiction Help Line(24/7)
1-866-332-2322

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
1-877-678-3811

Bow Valley Addiction and Mental Health (AHS)
403-678-4696

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
1-877-463-3537

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

BLLHA.ca supports
ahs.ca/virtualmentalhealth
ahs.ca/helpintoughtimes
smartrecovery.org

RECOMMENDED APPS

Insight Timer
Mindshift
Woebot

 

For a PDF of PCN’s Mental Health Resources card