Addiction and Mental Health Information: Alberta

Addiction and Mental Health Information: Alberta

In any given year, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health reports that 1 in 5 Canadian experiences a mental health or addiction problem, with 1 in 2 having had or currently experiencing a mental illness by the time they reach 40 years of age.

When it comes to you and your mental health, it’s important to know that you are not alone, and there are resources for you to get the help that you need. Share Lawyers has compiled a list of Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Resources available to Canadians.

If you or a loved one is in extreme crisis or experiencing an emergency call 9-1-1.

Addiction and Mental Health Information: Alberta

Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Information and Supports

Assaulted Women’s Helpline ………. 1-866-863-0511 or TTY 1-866-863-7868
The Assaulted Women’s Helpline offers a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line to all women who have experienced abuse. They provide counselling, emotional support, information and referrals. They recognize abuse as one example of women’s social, political and economic inequality in the world. The Helpline is dedicated to working towards equality for all women. For more information, visit the Assaulted Women’s Helpline website.

Alberta Addictions Helpline ………. (780) 427-7164  or 1-866-332-2322
The Addiction Helpline is a toll-free confidential service which provides alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling support, information and referral to services. The Addiction Helpline operates 24 hour a day, seven days a week and is available to all Albertans. For more information visit the Alberta Addictions Helpline website.

Mental Health Helpline ………. 1-877-303-2642
This toll-free services provides 24/7 confidential, anonymous crisis intervention, information, mental health programs and services, and referrals to other agencies if needed. For more information visit the Mental Health Helpline website.

Health Link ………. 8-1-1
This 24/7 health advice hotline includes a registered Nurse who will ask you to answer questions, assess your issue, and determine the best care for you. For more information about Health Link, links to finding healthcare, and other health information and advice, visit the Health Link website.

Regional Addiction and Mental Health Information and Supports

Lethbridge
ACT Medical Centres – Lethbridge ………. (403) 942-3003
Alcoholic Anonymous Lethbridge ………. (403) 327-8049
Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta South Region ………. (403) 329-4775
Lethbridge Professional Building  – Mental Health Diversion Services  ………. (403) 388-6547
LifeSTAR Alberta ………. (403) 849-7827
Narcotics Anonymous Chinook Area ………. 1.877.463.3537
South Country Treatment Centre ………. (403) 329-6603
Wood’s Homes ………. (403) 317-1777

Medicine Hat
Alcoholics Anonymous Medicine Hat ………. (403) 527-2065
ACT Medical Centres – Medicine Hat ………. (403) 504-1874
Addiction Mental Health Community ………. (403) 529-3500
Regional Resource Centre ………. (403) 502-8648 (ext 1265)
Mental Health Support SVC ………. (403) 502-8617
Medicine Hat Recovery Centre ………. (403) 529-9021
Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society ………. 1-800-661-7949

Calgary
Alcoholics Anonymous Calgary ……….(403) 777-1212
Access Mental Health ………. (403) 943-1500
ACT Medical Centres – Calgary Downtown ………. (403) 232-6990
ACT Medical Centres – North East ………. (403) 475-4006
Canadian Mental Health Association ………. (403) 297-1420
Centre of Hope ………. (403) 410-1132
Calgary Distress Line ………. (403) 266-HELP (4357)
Elements Calgary Mental Health Centre ………. (403) 266-8711
Wood’s Homes ………. (403) 270-4102

Banff
Banff Community Health Centre ………. (403) 762-2990
Community Addiction and Mental Health Services ………. (403) 678-4696

Red Deer
Red Deer 49 Street Community Health Centre – Addiction and Mental Health Services ………. (403) 340-6553

Edmonton
Alcoholics Anonymous Edmonton ………. 780-424-5900
Addiction Recovery Centre ………. (780) 427-4291
Alberta Health Services- Addiction Services Edmonton ………. (780) 427-2736
Canadian Mental Health Association ………. (780) 414-6300
Children’s Mental Health Centre ………. (780) 488-3737
Edmonton Crisis/Distress Lines ………. (780) 482-4357 or (780) 342-7777
Edmonton Addiction Youth Services ………. (780) 422-7383
Henwood Treatment Centre ………. (780) 422-9069
Mental Health Clinic – Alberta Health Services  ………. (780) 342-7700
Our House Addiction Recovery ………. (780) 474-8945
WIN House ………. (780) 471-6709

Bonnyville
Alcoholics Anonymous Bonnyville ………. (780) 573-8500
Bonnyville New Park Place  ………. (780) 826-2404 or 1-877-303-2642 (24 hr Helpline)
Bonnyville Indian Metis Rehabilitation Centre ………. 780-826-3328
Dr. Margaret Savage Crisis Centre ………. 780-594-5095
Native Counselling Service of Alberta ……….  (780) 826-4403

Cold Lake
Alcoholics Anonymous Cold Lake  ………. (780) 573-8500
Cold Lake 5013 51 Street – Addiction Services ………. (780) 594-7556
Cold Lake Healthcare Centre ………. (780) 639-4922
Dr. Margaret Savage Crisis Centre ………. 780-594-5095

Athabasca
Athabasca Community Health Services ………. (780) 675-5841

Whitecourt
Alcoholics Anonymous Whitecourt ………. (780) 532-1772
Whitecourt Community Health Services ………. (780) 706-3281
Whitecourt Provincial Building Addiction Services ………. (780) 778-7123 or 1-866-332-2322 (24 hour Help Line)
Wellspring Family Resource & Crisis Centre ………. (780) 778-6209
Whitecourt Healthcare – Eating Disorder Services  ………. (780) 342-2383

Slave Lake
Alcoholics Anonymous Slave Lake Region ………. (780) 849-3989
Northern Haven Women’s Shelter ………. 780-849-448
Slave Lake 101 3 Street – Addiction Services ………. (780) 849-7127
Slave Lake Healthcare Centre – Mental Health Services ………. (780) 805-3502
Slave Lake Lakeland Centre – Children’s Mental Health Treatment Centre ………. (780) 805-3502

Grande Prairie
Alcoholics Anonymous Grande Prairie ……….(780) 532-1772
ACT Medical Centres – Grande Prairie ………. (587) 259-2681
Grande Prairie 9815 97 Street –  CONNECT – Community Support Team ………. (780) 538-5115
Grande Prairie Nordic Court- Eating Disorder Services  ………. (780) 342-2383
Grande Prairie Aberdeen Centre – Addiction and Mental Health  ………. (780) 538-6330
Odyssey House ………. (780) 532-2672

Peace River
Alcoholics Anonymous Peace River ……….  (780) 618-4710
Peace River Community Mental Health Services ………. (780) 618-4552
Peace River Provincial Building – Addiction Services ………. (780) 624-6193
Peace River Mental Health Clinic ………. (780) 624-6151
Peace River Regional Women’s Shelter ………. 1-877-624-3466  

Fort McMurray
Alcoholics Anonymous Fort McMurray  ………. (780) 743-0099
Fort McMurray: Pastew Place Detoxification Centre ………. (780) 791-2525
Fort McMurray Queen Street Building- Addiction and Mental Health Intake ………. (780) 793-8360
Fort McMurray Recovery Centre ………. (780) 793-8300
Northern Lights Regional Health Centre ………. (780) 791-6194
Unity House ………. 780-743-1190


When it comes to your mental health and safety, the Share Lawyers Team wants to ensure that you know there is help for you in your community. We hope you find our list of Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Resources helpful.


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