Counsellor

Grandparents Who Parent Support Group

This program support series is for grandparents who are parenting their grandchild or grandchildren. Some of the topics covered include identifying the impact of family histories, healing practices and skills, understanding your "complex" role, building healthy boundaries, exploring legal issues, and promoting hope. Register for the program by calling Sage Seniors Association at 780-446-3569, or Seniors' Centre Without Walls at 780-395-2626.

For more virtual programming accessible by phone please refer to the SENIORS' CENTER WITHOUT WALLS CALENDAR and the Sage Seniors Association virtual programming calendar

Caregiver Education Series

The AHS Children, Youth and Families - Addiction and Mental Health Caregiver Education Team is proud to be able to continue to offer free programming for parents and caregivers of children and youth through our new partnership with the Mental Health Foundation. In response to the global pandemic, our programming continues to be offered virtually at this time.

See the attached newsletter for more information on topics, dates, times, and registration.

Here are all of the FREE sessions AHS is offering for our families.  These sessions include how to support your child’s self-regulations and a series on anxiety.  Please go HERE to register for these FREE sessions!

or visit: https://www.cyfcaregivereducation.ca/virtual-education

Visit our website for tip sheets, videos, and more! www.cyfcaregivereducation.ca

Free Professional Counselling Sessions Remotely

The City University in Canada, Virtual Counselling Clinic offers no cost professional counselling sessions remotely to clients living across Alberta via a secured video conferencing platform. Services are provided by Master of Counselling Internship Students in the final year of their graduate degree, and are under the direction of a Registered Psychologist. 

For more information please visit:

Website: www.cityuclinic.ca

Email: EdmontonVirtualClinic@cityu.edu

Phone: 780 918 8290

Check this out!

Youth Mental Health Resource Hub (Alberta Government): A hub of relevant resources to help you take care of yourself and look out for the people you love during this challenging time. 

Togetherall is a new virtual mental health resource from Alberta Health Services.  Togetherall is a clinically moderated, online peer-to-peer mental health community that empowers individuals to anonymously seek and provide support 24/7. Togetherall is free to all Albertans aged 16+, register using your Alberta postal code.

Primary Care Network   The Sherwood Park PCN Mental Health (MH) Program offers a variety of free services on a referral-only basis: Initial assessments, treatment plans, and navigational assistance are provided by mental health clinicians for children (pre-school & up), adolescents, and adults. Please note, the clinic is not a counselling center and does not provide ongoing services/treatment.  

Important Mental Health Numbers:

Addiction Helpline – 1-866-332-2322

Community Resources – 211 Alberta

Crisis Text Line - Text CONNECT to 741741

Family Violence – Find Supports – 310-1818

Income Supports – 1-866-644-5135

Kids Help Phone – 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868

Mental Health Helpline – 1-877-303-2642