Crisis numbers and Supports


Crisis numbers
Camrose Open Door Association 24/7: 780-679-4357 (HELP)
Alberta Mental Health Help Line: 1-877-303-2642
Rural Distress Line: 1-800-232-7288
Edmonton & Area Distress Line: 780-482-4357
Addiction Help Line: 1-866-332-2322
Canada Suicide Prevention Service: 1-833-456-4566
Sexual Assault 24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-780-423-4121
Alberta Healthlink: 811
National Indian Residential School Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419
211 Alberta
You can dial 211 to speak to an Information & Referral Specialist, or search our online community resource directory, or chat online with us 24/7.
Dial 211 or 1-888-482-4696 (for VOIP)
Crisis Text Line
Phone: Text CONNECT to 686868
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
Trans Lifeline
A non-profit hotline dedicated to the well-being of transgender people.
Disclosing Sexual Assault

Understand what sexual assault is, how to respond to someone who discloses and where to go for help.

Disclosing Sexual Assault

About us

At Augustana there is a range of exciting opportunities to maintain and enhance a wellness lifestyle. Engage in physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness services and activities.



Karen Aloisio in the Forum building.

Personal Counselling

Sometimes, life gets complicated, and it can be helpful to talk to a counsellor. In-person, one-hour sessions are available for students on Mondays and Thursdays with counsellor Karen Aloisio. There are no fees for these confidential sessions.

Make an appointment with Karen

Office: 2-143 Learning Commons (Second Floor of the Library)
Phone: 780-679-1511


Pastoral Counselling

Pastoral Care is for persons of all faith and non-faith traditions and spiritualities, wherever you are on your journey.

To make an appointment with Pastor Craig, email

Office: 2-141 Learning Commons (Second Floor of the Library)
Phone: 780-679-1535

MAple, Inkblot, and University of Alberta logo.

Online Counselling & Care

Augustana students can connect with a Canadian licensed therapist, general practitioner, or medical provider for care from their phone by utilizing Maple and Inkblot.

To access services, create an account with Maple (providing general practitioner and medical provider access), and then use the code 'Augustana' to activate an Inkblot account (providing licensed therapist access).

Make an account


Linnea Velikonja in the Forum building.

Sexual Violence Support and Wellness Coordinator

Access support if you have or are experiencing harm. Whether you'd like to report or not, Linnea can help navigate available resources.

To make an appointment with Linnea, you can email her, stop by her office or visit the link below.

Make an appointment with Linnea

Office: 2-144 Learning Commons (Second Floor of the Library)

Headshot of Sarah Treggoning.

Accessibility and Success Centre

We serve prospective and current students with disabilities affecting mobility, vision, hearing, learning, and physical or mental health.

More information about the Accessibility and Success Centre

Office: L 1-090 Forum
Phone: 780-679-1649
Fax: 780-679-1601

Photo of main campus walkway that leads to Founders' Hall.

Other Campus Supports

Other supports are available to students on campus. They are:

Camrose Supports

Association of Communities Against Abuse
Treatment services to survivors of childhood sexual abuse and/or trauma
Camrose Office: #203, 5015 50 Ave
Toll free: 1-866-807-3558
Camrose Addiction and Mental Health Clinic
Free, confidential services for substance use or mental health concerns.
Address: 4911 47 St
Phone: 780-679-1241
Mental Health Helpline: 1-877-303-2642 (Toll Free)
Camrose Community Health Centre Briarcrest

Offering service in the areas of health promotion, disease prevention and health protection.
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Address: 5510 46 Avenue
Phone: 780-679-2980

Learn more about the Community Health Centre

Camrose Primary Care Network

Get connected with doctors and health practitioners.
Address: Suite 4, Rm 1110, 4412-56 St
Phone: 780-608-4927

Camrose Women's Shelter
Crisis: 780-672-1035; Office: 780-670-495 ext. 8
The Open Door
Free counselling services for students on-line, in person, or telephone. Therapists serve individuals and families who need counselling services, but do not have the financial resources to acquire services on a private basis. Designed to deal with emotional, family relationships or other concerns. Priority given to youth (ages 12-24) & families.
Address: 4825 51 St, Main Floor, Gateway Centre (Across from Co-op)
24 hour helpline: 780-679-4357
Phone: 780-679-6803
Supportive Information & Referral Counselling
A consultant will meet people for up to 3 (free) one-hour sessions.
Address: 4821 51 St
Phone: 780-672-0141

U of A Supports

First Peoples' House

The First Peoples' House provides an environment of empowerment for First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) students at the University of Alberta to achieve personal and academic growth.

Learn more about First Peoples' House

Helping Individuals at Risk

Helping Individuals at Risk (HIAR) is a confidential, centralized resource for members of the campus community to report at risk behaviours or concerns about individuals who are at risk of harm to self or others. 
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
24-hour Phone: 780-492-5050

Learn more about HIAR

The Landing

The Landing is a support service at the University of Alberta's North Campus that offers support for 2SLGBTQ+ students.

Learn more about The Landing

Office Safe Disclosure and Human Rights

The Office of Safe Disclosure and Human Rights (OSDHR) is responsible for promoting positive human rights practices on campus through education and awareness. It offers students and staff a safe and confidential environment to express their ethical concerns. OSDHR was founded to promote and secure the University of Alberta's high ethical standard.

Learn more about the OSDHR

Peer Support Centre

The Peer Support Centre (PSC) is a Students' Union service that offers a free, confidential, and non-judgemental place to talk to someone for support. Trained volunteers offer peer support, crisis management, information and resources as well as a safe and confidential place to talk.

Learn more about the Peer Support Centre

Sexual Assault Centre

The U of A Sexual Assault Centre (UASAC) provides drop-in crisis intervention support, long-term psychotherapy and comprehensive anti-sexual violence education to the campus community.

Learn more about the Sexual Assault Centre


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Ongoing Activities 

Days of Action

The Wellness Supports team works with partners from across University of Alberta campuses on "Days of Action", providing information, engaging in discussion and challenging stigma. Each day features events, tips and information to support mental health and wellness at the U of A.

Discover Days of Action

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