Mental Health Links

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The following links are listed to provide additional online mental health care information. The following is not meant to be a comprehensive list, nor is it an endorsement of the content of the sites.

Clinical Mental Health Counselling

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines

Anxiety Disorders

Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder

Anxiety Canada

Generalized Anxiety Disorder – CPA

Havening Techniques

Health Anxiety – CPA

Looking After Yourself–Anxiety – Centre for Clinical Interventions

Looking After Yourself – Panic – Centre for Clinical Interventions

Looking After Yourself – Social Anxiety – Centre for Clinical Interventions

Looking After Yourself – Worry and Rumination – Centre for Clinical Interventions

Mindful Meditations for Anxiety Dr. Christina Bell

Panic Disorder – CPA

Phobias – CPA

Social Anxiety – CPA

Social Anxiety – PAA

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Addiction and Recovery

Alberta Addictions Helpline: Toll-Free: 1-866-332-2322

The Recovery Access Alberta Directory is a provincial navigation tool to help Albertans seeking recovery to source addiction treatment programs and services. Offering a centralized access point to system-wide available and licensed treatment options, real-time waitlists that are updated regularly, and a treatment matching tool.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholism – CPA

Cannabis Use – CPA

Gambling – CPA

Quitting Smoking – CPA

Social Media and On-Line Addiction–CMHA

Substance Abuse – CPA

Children’s Resources

Social Justice

Formal letters of apology from the Profession of Psychology

CPA Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Discrimination

An Apology to Indigenous People and a Pledge to Be Anti-Racist by The Association of Canadian Psychology Regulatory Organizations (ACPRO)

Apology to People of Color for APA’s Role in Promoting, Perpetuating, and Failing to Challenge Racism, Racial Discrimination, and Human Hierarchy in the U.S.

Effective Advocacy within Primary Health Care Systems – CPA

Hate Crimes – CPA

Racism – CPA

The Racism in Alberta Psychology Task Force serves to guide the profession of psychology towards ethnically and racially inclusive and anti-oppressive practices. – PAA

Righting Relations: National Hub Network. This page offers a series of toolkits and resources for social justice advocacy.

Right Use of Power Institute provides training, consultation, and resources for individuals and organizations to cultivate the skills, sensitivities, and concepts to deepen understanding of power relationships, intelligence, effectiveness, and satisfaction.

Indigenous Resources

4 R’s: Resources 4Rs is about engaging young people in a critical cross-cultural dialogue that furthers reconciliation.

8th Fire: Aboriginal people, Canada, and the Way Forward is a documentary series about contemporary Aboriginal peoples in Canada produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Aboriginal Awareness Canada offers online training options that are easy to access no matter where you live or work.

APA Task Force on Indigenous Psychology — APA

Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada is an overview of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

Centre for World Indigenous Knowledge and Research: Athabasca University provides links to hundreds of sources on law, government, and other topics related to Indigenous people.

Elder Services. Engage with online teachings.

Empowering the Spirit Educational Resources to Support Reconciliation.

Focusing-Oriented Therapy Shirley Turcotte discusses the need for Aboriginal Psychotherapy perspectives in collaboration with Focusing-Oriented Therapy when working with complex trauma.

Guide to Acknowledging First Peoples & Traditional Territory

Importance of indigenous perspective in psychotherapy. The video explains how aboriginal Psychotherapy perspectives collaborate with Focusing-Oriented Therapy when working with complex trauma in indigenous populations.

Indian Residential School History & Dialogue Centre.

Indigenous Ally Toolkit presents a series of steps to help individuals become allies to Indigenous peoples.

Indigenous Peoples’ Psychology Section by Canadian Psychological Association

Kairos Blanket Exercise Workshop

Metis History Review- St. Paul des Metis: The First Metis Colony by Sawchuk et al., 1981 | Reconciliation St. Paul

Native Land Map, This interactive map of the world offers an opportunity to view Indigenous peoples’ territories, languages, and treaties.

NIC – Library & Learning Commons Research on TRC: links to historical works, database resources, image collections, videos, and more

Psychology’s Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Report.

Restoring the History of St. Paul des Métis: Understanding Métis Perspectives eBook: Anacker, Caleb, Fontaine, Tanya, Tucker, Megan, Lamoureux, Pierre, Nzonji, Goddy, Missal, Roy

Wise Practices for Life Promotion

Funding for Therapy

The PAA Psychological Services Funds offers to subsidize psychological services to Albertans who could not otherwise afford such services. Application required.

Victims of Crime Financial Benefits program – if you were a victim of a crime in Alberta that you reported to police you may be eligible for an injury, witness or death benefit

Low Cost Counselling

City U Edmonton Counselling Clinic Virtual Clinic offers no-cost professional counselling sessions remotely to clients across Alberta through secure video conferencing (telepsychology). Services are provided by Master of Counselling Internship Students in their final year of the program under the supervision of a Registered Psychologist.

University of Alberta Clinical Services supports professional development and research by providing graduate students with quality training experience in the areas of counselling, psychological assessment, and literacy remediation. Clinical Services at the University of Alberta is committed to the community at large through the provision of low-cost services to the general public.

Finding a Psychologist

Participate in Research

Open Research Studies Canadian Psychological Association

Research Studies Seeking Participants Psychologists’ Association of Alberta

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