Additional Resources

Important Phone Numbers

Emergency Services

Ambulance, Fire and Police.

 911Availability: 24 Hours

Health Link

Free nurse advice and general health information.

 811Availability: 24 Hours

211

A free, confidential, multilingual, information and referral system providing information on government and community based health and social services. For a full list of current regions and communities served visit.

 211Availability: 24 Hours

Bullying Helpline

Advice or support on bullying.

 1-888-456-2323Availability: 24 Hours

Child Abuse Hotline

Call if you think a child is being abused or neglected by a parent or guardian.

 1-800-387-5437Availability: 24 Hours

Mental Health Helpline

Offers help for mental health concerns for Albertans.

 1-877-303-2642Availability: 24 Hours

Family Violence Info Line

Call if you (or someone you know) are going through family violence or abuse; if you have questions or want to find out about programs, resources and services.

 310-1818Availability: 24 Hours

Medication & Herbal Advice Line

Advice and information about medicines and herbal products from pharmacists and nurses.

 1-800-332-1414Availability: 24 Hours

Addiction Services Helpline

Help for problems with gambling, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

 1-866-332-2322Availability: 24 Hours

Related Resources

General Health Information for Children, Youth, Adults and Families

  • Healthy Parents, Healthy Children is a practical guide to pregnancy and parenting, based on today’s best knowledge, evidence and best practices. It’s available as a print and online resource for expectant parents, parents of children under 6 years of age and health care providers.
  • Ready or Not is a preconception health initiative that targets Albertan men and women aged 18-44 that are planning to become pregnant and those with no plans to become pregnant at this time.
  • Immunize Alberta- HPV is a website that answers common questions about the HPV vaccine, as well as all other childhood vaccines in Alberta.
  • Sex & U provides information to help your child grow into a sexually healthy adult.
  • MyHealth Alberta is a site built by the Alberta Government and Alberta Health Services to give Albertans one place to go for health information they can trust. Health care experts across the province make sure the information is correct, up-to-date and written for people who live in Alberta.
  • Aboriginal Sexual Health website was established by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada’s (SOGC) Aboriginal Health Initiative to advance culturally safe health and healing.

Abuse

  • Connect Family and Abuse Network focuses on sexual abuse and abusive relationships. It is a Calgary-based resource, which provides support services for Albertans.

Bullying

  • Cyberbullying An Alberta Government resources that describe what cyberbullying is, tips to stop or prevent it and what the law says about cyberbullying.
  • Homophobic Bullying An Alberta Government resource that provides parents with tips to prevent homophobic bullying.
  • Transphobic Bullying An Alberta Government resource that describes what transphobic bullying is, who may experience it, and tips to stop or prevent it.
  • Promoting Relationships & Eliminating Violence Network (PREVNET) Canada’s authority on bullying. PREVNet is a national network of leading researchers and organizations, working together to stop bullying in Canada.
  • NeedHelpNow For youth who have been exploited through the sharing of sexual pictures or videos.

Differing Abilities

GSA/QSA Gay-Straight Alliances (GSA)/Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA)

Sexual Diversity

Sexual Health Education

 STIs

  • Sexgerms provides information for adolescents and young adults about STIs, getting tested and where to get help.

 

 

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