Resources

Crisis Support

If you are in immediate risk of harming yourself or someone else, please call 911 as they will be able to provide you with immediate support.

 

Alberta Government Emergency Numbers – www.alberta.ca/emergencynumbers.cfm

 

Distress Centre – www.distresscentre.com

Provides 24-7 access to telephone “crisis” counselling including safety planning and intervention for suicide/harm risk

 

Eastside Family Centre – www.woodhomes.ca

Provides walk-in counselling and psychiatric consultations – depending on the date and availability

 

Health Link Alberta – www.albertahealthservices.ca

(Provides health advice and information through a toll-free phone number)

Toll Free: 1-866-408-5465 (LINK)

Calgary: 403-943-5465 (LINK)

 

Hospitals – www.albertahealthservices.ca/facilities

Rocky View General Hospital – 403-943-3000

Foothills Medical Centre – 403-944-1110

Peter Lougheed Center – 403-943-4555

Alberta Children’s Hospital – 403-955-7211

 

Westside Family Centre

Walk-in counseling
Ph: 403-288-3313 (if they are not in they will forward their number to Eastside Family Centre)

 

Psychology in Alberta

 

Access Mental Health – www.albertahealthservices.ca

 

Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists (CPA) – www.cpa.ca

 

College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) – www.cap.ab.ca

 

Standards of Practice for Alberta Psychologists – www.cap.ab.ca

 

Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA) – www.psychologistsassociation.ab.ca

 

Support Agencies

ADDvance – www.ADDvance.com

Answers to your questions about AD/HD

 

Autism Calgary – www.autismcalgary.com

Resource and Education Agency

 

Children and Adults with ADD (CHADD)

 

Children’s Link – www.childrenslink.ca

Family-Centered, community-based, central access point of information for families of children with special needs in Calgary and Area

 

Community Resources – www.frfp.ca

The Family Resource facilitation Program

 

Dr. Hallowell – www.drhallowell.com

ADD, ADHD Resource Centre and homepage of Dr. Edward Hallowell

 

EMDR Canada – www.emdrcanada.org

Professional Association

 

EMDR International Association – www.emdria.org

 

Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) – www.calgaryandareacfsa.gov.ab

Family-centred and voluntary services

 

Love and Logic: Helping Parents & Teachers Raise Responsible Kids – www.loveandlogic.com

 

PREP – www.preporg.org

Registered, non-profit organization which provides a variety of services and resources to individuals with Down Syndrome