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 –


Distress Centre – 403-266 HELP (4357)–

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


Eastside Family Centre –

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


Health Link Alberta –

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

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

Calgary: 403-943-5465 (LINK)


Hospitals –

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 and Canada


Access Mental Health –


Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists (CPA) –


College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) –


Standards of Practice for Alberta Psychologists –


Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA) –


Support Agencies and Further information

Answers to your questions about AD/HD



Resource and Education Agency


Children and Adults with ADD (CHADD)



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


The Family Resource facilitation Program –



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



Professional Association of Therapists


EMDR International


Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD)

Family-centred and voluntary services


Love and Logic: Helping Parents & Teachers Raise Responsible

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