COVID-19 is causing a lot of uncertainty for families and our communities. To support students and families, our Division is working on a set of mental health resources that families and caregivers can use. These will be released in the coming weeks.
Parents or guardians who are concerned for their child’s well-being can reach out to these community resources:
- Mental Health Helpline: 1-877-303-2642
- This toll-free helpline provides confidential and anonymous services, crisis intervention, information about mental-health services and referrals to other agencies.
- Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
- Text CONNECT to 686868
- Health Link: 811
- Alberta Health Services
- The federal First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line, at 1-855-242-3310, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week; online chat at Hope for Wellness.