Mental health resources for Indigenous peoples in Alberta
AHS Indigenous Support Line: Indigenous healthcare advisors support First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples including youth and Elders, living on or off reserve, to get culturally appropriate care, and can arrange translators for callers. Currently available in the North, Central and South Zones, toll free at 1-844-944-4744
Miskanawah Community Services Association offers Indigenous youth, family, and community programs supporting Indigenous people at risk of homelessness, providing connection through Cultural Services, Elder Supports, Early Intervention, Rapid Access Counselling, Youth Support, and more.
Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA) provides programs and services designed and delivered for Indigenous people, by Indigenous people in Alberta, including courtwork, correctional, educational, community, and housing assistance toward fair and equitable treatment for Indigenous people across the province.
Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program provides eligible First Nations and Inuit clients with coverage for a range of health benefits that are not covered through other social programs, private insurance plans, or provincial or territorial health insurance. To book a counselling appointment through NIHB, click here.
Mental Illness Resources: Educational information about Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, Anger, Grief, Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders, Schizophrenia, and Suicide and Self Injury
Albertan's Stories: Articles and videos sharing several Albertan's lived experiences of mental health challenges