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!
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)
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)
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Bow Valley Addiction and Mental Health (AHS)
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
For a PDF of PCN’s Mental Health Resources card