While mental health is being talked about more than ever before, there is still a stigma surrounding mental illness that needs to be addressed. Below, you will find mental health supports that may be available.
211 is an essential service that helps Albertans find the right resource or service for whatever issue they need help with, at the right time. 211 is available 24/7 by phone, text and chat. The service is free, confidential and available in over 170 languages over the phone
Central AB Sexual Assault Support Center
We specialize in healing sexual trauma so you can talk freely about the hard stuff with no judgement. We provide a range of support services for individuals who are affected by sexual violence including counselling, play therapy, police and court support, crisis support and education.
Central Alberta Victim & Wellness Support
Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society is a non-profit organization with an incredible team of staff and volunteers who offer direct and immediate support, information and referrals for victims & witnesses of crime and tragedy. In the event of trauma or victimization, know that you are not alone. Our trained Advocates can assist in difficult times of crisis by providing caring, compassionate support and offering a wide realm of resources.
Central Alberta's Safe Harbour Society for Health and Housing
ADDICTION - It’s not just the individual experiencing the addiction that we support. Safe Harbour stands beside these families and offers them resources and support as they keep that thread of connection to their loved ones however they can.
Central Alberta Pride Society
Central Alberta Pride Society was founded in 2012 to bring LGBTQ2S+ awareness and community to Red Deer and surrounding areas. The name was intentionally chosen to be inclusive of urban and rural areas surrounding Red Deer, recognizing that LGBTQIA2S+ people exist beyond city limits.