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Programs & Services

Mental Health Help Line

The Alberta Health Services Mental Health Help Line is a 24 hour, 7 day a week, 365 days a year, confidential service that provides support, information and referrals to Albertans experiencing mental health concerns.

The line is staffed by a multidisciplinary team comprised of nurses, psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, and psychologists.
The service provides:

  • crisis support
  • mental health or addiction screening and assessment over the phone
  • general information about a mental health or addiction topic
  • information about local service options for addiction or mental health and how to access them
  • strategies people can use at home to support their emotional well-being

Service Providers May Include
nurses (RNs), occupational therapists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, social workers
Service Access

Call (toll free within Alberta) for mental health advice. You can also dial 811 and follow the prompts to speak to the Addiction and Mental Health team.

Service Locations
Also Known As
811, Addiction and Mental Health Helpline, Health Link, Mental Health HelpLine, Mental Health Hotline