Need Help Now – List of Immediate Supports

Need Help Now?

If there is an immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, contact 911.

Listed below are off-campus and telephone community supports available 24/7.

  • 211 Alberta 2-1-1
    Connect to the community and social services that are right for you.
  • ACCESS 24/7 780-424-2424
  • Addiction Helpline 1-866-332-2322 (24 hours), across Alberta
    The Addiction Helpline from Alberta Health Services is a toll-free confidential service that provides alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling support, information and referral to services. The Addiction Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is available to all Albertans.
  • Alberta Mental Health Help Line 1-877-303-2642
    Access confidential, anonymous crisis intervention, information about mental health programs and services, and referrals.
  • Child Intervention Service 1-800-638-0715
    Call when concerns a child or youth is being neglected or abused by a parent or guardian.
  • Distress Line for Edmonton & Area 780-482-4357 (Edmonton)
    Call the Distress Line to talk through a crisis that you or someone you know is experiencing.
  • Edmonton Police Services Non-Emergency Line 780-423-4567 or 377 (mobile)
  • Hope for Wellness Help Line 1-855-242-3310
    The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across Canada.
  • Health Link Alberta 8-1-1
    Access quick and easy advice from a registered nurse. They will ask questions, assess symptoms, and determine the best care for you.
  • Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
    Bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling, and referral service for youth under the age of 22.
  • Trans Lifeline 1-877-330-6366
    A non-profit hotline dedicated to the well-being of transgender people.