Flood Related Mental Health Resources

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Thank you to Matthew Miller (www.nowfeelgood.com) for passing on this information to post on Alberta Recovers.

EXCELLENT SOURCE FOR ALBERTA FLOOD-RELATED NEWS & RESOURCES • http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/8644.asp

FREE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELLING SUPPORT LINE • 1-877-303-2642 . Staffed by trained and experienced mental health professionals who provide supports for: sleep issues, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and most any mental health issue.

FREE CALGARY CRISIS / DISTRESS LINE • 1-403-266-1605 . Mental health supports as well as practical supports. Referrals include: financial aid, accommodations, food bank accessibility details, and physical health supports such as where to find a doctor, etc.

ONLINE ANXIETY HELP • http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/Advisories/ne-pha-ahs-support.pdf • http://www.anxietybc.com/brochures.php (OCD, Panic Attacks, CBT therapy, etc.) • http://www.anxietybc.com/resources/selfhelphometoolkit.php

ONLINE PTSD (POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER) HELP • http://www.anxietybc.com/self-help/self-help-strategies-ptsd • http://www.anxietybc.com/resources/selfhelphometoolkit.php

HOW TO MOVE FORWARD AFTER A NATURAL DISASTER • http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/MentalHealthWellness/hi-mh-responding-to-a-disaster-or-emergency.pdf

FREE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTS SPECIFICALLY FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS • 1-800-668-6868 . http://www.kidshelpphone.ca/ Over 1 million Canadian children aged 5 to 20 use this service yearly. They are staffed with over 75 full time professional mental health personnel. Free counselling 24/7. Mobile App’s. Online web counselling too. • (403) 264-8336 . http://www.calgaryconnecteen.com/ Calgary area teen support. Online support 5pm to 10pm. Telephone counselling available 24/7.

ONLINE MEDITATIONS TO AID IN REDUCING ANXIETY / HELP WITH SLEEP (CHILD-FOCUSED AND THESE ALSO WORK FOR ADULTS) • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1r8NSzAf2w • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh0g0JVLNAU

PHYSICAL HEALTH SUPPORTS - HEALTH LINK ALBERTA (FREE) • 1-866-408-5465 These health professionals will help provide answers to most any of your health related needs. Not sure where to find a doctor? Are you wondering if your child’s cough should be looked at in the Emergency Department or is it likely just a cold? These professionals can help you decide the best steps to take for your and your family’s health.


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