Mental Health Alberta

Alberta Mental Health Resources


 If you are in an Emergency situation, you can:


– Call 911

– Visit Crisis Canada

Teen Peer Support – Distress Centre


– Connect with the Distress Centre at the following links:

Other Mental Health Resources in Alberta


Access 24/7

Provides a single point of access to adult addiction and mental health community based programs.

Access 24 / 7 provides a range of urgent and non-urgent addiction and mental health services including service navigation, screening, assessment, referral, consultation, crisis intervention, outreach and short term stabilization.

Telephone: 780-424-2424


ACCESS Open Minds (OM)

OM is a walk-in clinic embedded within a youth and young adult friendly environment. Individuals and their supports are welcomed and seen by a clinic therapist on a first come, first serve basis.

Telephone: 780-415-0048


The Gender Program

The Gender Program helps persons across the age spectrum who feel that their assigned sex at birth is misaligned with their lived gender.

Accessed through The University of Alberta Hospital

Telephone: 780-407-6693


The Young Adult Treatment (YAT) program

A substance abuse program for individuals 18-24 years old in Alberta

Three locations across the province:

  • Aventa Addiction Services for Women program integrates trauma-informed and addiction recovery services for young adult women.
  • Enviros Wilderness School Association offers an intensive adventure based wilderness addiction treatment program in a remote location for young adult men.
  • Poundmaker’s Lodge provides services for young people, programming is Indigenous culture based and incorporates traditional Indigenous healing and ceremonial practices.

For Info, Visit:


Walk-In Counselling – Red Deer

Offers people one-time meetings for counselling with a mental health worker.

4733 49 Street , Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1T6
Telephone: 403-340-5466