CMHA Edmonton is there for anyone who is in crisis or affected by mental health issues or mental illness: to get connected to help. A mental health crisis, suicide and poor mental health can be overwhelming for individuals and their loved ones: we offer hope and a path forward.
The Distress Line provides confidential, non-judgmental and short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resources to people in crisis or distress. We also support family, friends and caregivers of people in crisis.
Our 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Distress Line provides: Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, Family Violence Prevention, Emergency Intervention and Response, Emotional Support and Community Resource Referral. When you reach out we listen to your situation, provide emotional support, explore options with you and connect you with local resources and referrals.
Currently, approximately 30% of our callers reference COVID-19. Your support at this critical time is appreciated.