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Mental Health Community Resources

Below are some community resources if you find yourself in distress and need to speak with someone immediately.

In case of emergency please call 9-1-1.

Call (24/7): 403.264.8336 
Text (daily): 587-333-2724

ConnecTeen is a confidential peer support service for youth in Calgary and area. We are a program of Distress Centre. Being a teen can be tough. You have more independence, responsibility, and stress as a teenager, and you probably have more questions too.


Kids Help Phone
Call a counsellor: 1-800-668-6868
text CONNECT to 686868.

Kids Help Phone is a Canada wide 24/7 national support service. They offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.

Kids Help Phone

Call 1.833.456.4566 
connect via text at 45645 

Crisis Services Canada (CSC) evolved out of the Canadian Distress Line Network (CDLN) – a national network of existing distress, crisis and suicide prevention line services that has been engaging members since 2002.

Crisis Services Canada

24-Hour Crisis Line: 403.266.HELP (4357)

The Distress Centre Calgary (DCC) provides 24 hour crisis support in Calgary and southern Alberta through a 24 hour crisis line, email, daily chat, and daily text for our youth. 

Calgary Distress Centre