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

  • Alberta Health Services
    • Comprehensive School Health Explore topics and discover resources to support healthy school communities.
    • Healthy Parents, Healthy Children A practical guide to pregnancy and parenting, based on today’s 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 Alberta A preconception health website for men and women aged 18-44 either planning, or not planning to become pregnant
    • Screening for Life Population-based breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening programs
  • MyHealth Alberta A joint initiative 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 and up-to-date

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
    • For sexual abuse assistance call: 1-877-237-5888
    • For domestic abuse assistance call: 1-866-606-7233
    • For family violence assistance call: 310-1818

Bullying

Differing Abilities

Sexual and Gender Diversity

 Sexual and Reproductive Health Information

  • Alberta Health Services
    • Immunize Alberta Answers common questions about the HPV vaccine
    • Sex Germs Information for teens and young adults about STIs, getting tested and where to get help
    • Sexual and Reproductive Health  Program and service information on sexual and reproductive health services in each zone, including pregnancy options, health topics and resources by topic and related websites.  Includes information on abortion services.
  • Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
    •  Aboriginalsexualhealth.ca Culturally safe and healing sexual health information for Aboriginal communities
    • Sexandu.ca Provides guidance and advice to help individuals develop and maintain a healthy sexuality

Sexual Health Education

 

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