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Need Help?

Are you worried about losing your job – struggling with addiction – grieving the loss of a loved one – getting over a recent break-up – feeling lonely or isolated – having thoughts of suicide – worried you can’t pay your mortgage or utility bill?  Our highly trained volunteers and professional staff are here for you 24/7 if you need someone to talk to. Your call will be confidential

24-Hour Support

Crisis Line – 403.266.HELP (4357)

This service is free and is offered in over 200 languages.

Hearing Impaired – 403.543.1967

Email: help@distresscentre.com

This email address is not monitored 24 hours a day and is best suited for non-urgent information requests. All emails will receive a response within 24-48 hours.

If the issue is urgent, please contact our 24 hour crisis line to receive immediate support.

Online Support

We understand that you may not be comfortable picking up the phone and calling so we encourage you to use our online chat.

Online Crisis Chat

Chat is available from 3pm – 10:00pm weekdays and from noon-10:00pm on weekends.

You can access it on the top right corner of every page.

ConnecTeen Online Chat

Is available from 3:00pm – 10:00pm weekdays and noon-10:00pm on weekends at www.CalgaryConnecTeen.com

Face-to-face support

MARCH 13, 2020 UPDATE: Please note that in response to the evolving pandemic situation with COVID-19 we are suspending walk-in counselling services until further notice. If you would like to see a counsellor, please call our crisis line (403-266-4357) or submit an intake form below. If you have an appointment scheduled and you are not feeling well, please call your counsellor to reschedule or call reception if you are unsure of who your counsellor is.

Not all problems can be solved over the phone. In fact, a call is often just the first step in overcoming crisis. To help with more complex issues, our professional crisis counsellors provide free counselling for individuals, couples and families.

Please note that counselling is not a 24 hour service. Walk-in appointments are available weekdays from 1:00pm – 4:00pm, or you can submit an intake to book an appointment.

To get started, call our crisis line at 403-266-HELP (4357) and ask for an intake to counselling or use the online intake form via the button below.

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Youth & Teen Support

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Need support? We’re here for you. No one needs to know you reached out.

24-hour phone support – 403-264-8336 (Teen)

Daily online chat – CalgaryConnecTeen.com

Daily Text Messaging – 587-333-2724

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