Most of us go through life solving our day-to-day problems without needing help to cope with our feelings. But a severe illness, an accident or an emotional crisis can overwhelm us, at least temporarily, and suddenly we need help. In this section, you will find resources and tips on getting help when you need it most.
Are you in crisis?
If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate assistance:
- go to the nearest hospital or
- call 911
- call the Distress & Suicide Prevention Line of Southwestern Alberta at 403.327.7905
Do you need medical advice?
Contact your General Practitioner for a referral to a qualified mental health care professional, or call Health Link Alberta at 811 or 1.866.408.5465
Looking for community support services?
For mental health services offered by CMHA, Alberta South Region please see check out the services tab. You can also view many other services and resources that are offered in and around Lethbridge at www.community-links.ca