To help anyone who may be looking for accessible mental heath support in Edmonton, we’ve compiled a list of resources and organizations in this article. We start off with two main crisis lines that are available 24/7 and then break down other support channels into more specific concerns.

If you or someone you love is in immediate danger, call 911.

If you are not located in Edmonton, AB, but you’re still looking to access mental health support, you can find more national and international resources in our other article.

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Edmonton

The CMHA Edmonton Distress Line is available 24/7 and provides confidential, non-judgmental and short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resources to people in crisis or distress. They also support family, friends and caregivers of people in crisis. 

Phone Number: 780-482-4357

Alberta Mental Health Help Line

The Alberta Health Services Mental Health Help Line is available 24/7 and provides support as well as information and referrals to all Albertans coping with mental health concerns. The nurses, psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, and psychologists providing support can help with crisis support, addiction screening and assessment over the phone, information about mental health topics, strategies that you can use at home to support your emotional well-being, and information about accessing local services.

Phone number: 1-877-303-2642 (toll free) or 811 and ask to speak with a mental health team

Help and Support for Specific Concerns

If you’re looking for support specific to addiction, bullying, abuse or violence, or need to access support for children, those options are listed below. 


Addiction Helpline (24/7 adult addiction and mental health services) 1-866-332-2322

Access 24/7 (addiction and mental health services, referrals) 780-424-2424

Adult Crisis Response Team (24/7) 780-424-2424

Bullying Helpline (24/7, call, text or online chat) 780-310-1818, chat link here

Child Abuse Hotline (24/7) 1-800-387-5437

Children Crisis Mobile Response Team (24/7) 780-407-1000

Children Mental Health Crisis Line (24/7) 780-427-4491

Kids Help Phone (24/7) call 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868

Kids Kottage (24/7) 780-944-2888

Emergency Social Services 780-427-3390

Family Violence Info Line (24/7) 780-310-1818

Seniors Abuse Helpline 1-888-357-9339

Abuse Helpline 1-855-443-5722

Sexual Violence One Line (AB, 9am-9pm, 7 days/week, call or text) 1-866-403-8000

Sexual Assault Crisis Line (24/7) 780-423-4121

Suicide Prevention Hotline (24/7) 1-888-784-2433

Human Trafficking Hotline (24/7) 1-833-900-1010

Other Community Support Services

In addition to the mental health support services above, there are also options that can help with housing, family services, support for family members and loved ones of individuals coping with mental health concerns, as well as bereavement support for those coping with grief.


Alberta Council of Womens’ Shelter 1-866-331-3933

A Safe Place (shelter for women & children in Sherwood Park) 780-464-7233

Ermineskin Women’s Shelter 780-545-444

Hope Mission 780-422-2018

Kickstand https://mykickstand.ca/

Lurana Shelter 780-424-5875

Safe House (Catholic Social Services; temp shelter for at-risk youth) 780-474-9938

SAGE Senior’s Safe House 780-454-8888

WEAC (Women’s Emergency Accomodation Centre) 780-423-5302

WIN House (crisis intervention 24/7) 780-479-0058

YESS (Youth Empowerment & Support Services) 780-468-7070

Support Services

Al-Anon (help for families of alcoholics) 780-433-6000

Birth Control Centre 780-735-0010

Edmonton Community Legal Centre 780-702-1725

Edmonton Violence Prevention Centre 780-439-4635

Elizabeth Fry Society 780-421-1175

The Family Centre 780-900-6274

Momentum Counselling (walk-in, no fee) 780-757-0900

Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic 780-342-2300

Suicide Bereavement Support 780-732-6654

SPCA Pet Safe Keeping Help Centre 780-447-3600

The Today Family Violence Help Centre 780-455-6880

Woman’s Health Options 780-484-1124

YWCA Counselling Services 780-423-9922