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Community Resource Team-Wood's Homes provides 24/7, free and confidential support by phone, text message (SMS) and online chat....


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Connecteen provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We help...


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Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis Line (Edmonton) provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone...


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Reach out to a hotline in Alberta, Canada for support with substance abuse and drugs or alcohol addiction

Recovery from substance abuse and addiction is possible. It all starts with taking the first step to admit you have a problem with drugs or alcohol and seeking help. You can get support for yourself or a loved on by contacting one of 9 hotlines in Alberta, Canada if you notice these symptoms:

  • Spending a lot of time trying to get or use drugs, alcohol, or other substances.
  • Inability to stop using drugs or alcohol despite repeated attempts.
  • Sleeping at strange hours of the day or night.
  • Being secretive and dishonest about when and how often you use drugs or alcohol and with whom.
  • Erratic changes in mood, or mood swings.
  • Stealing money or selling items to afford to buy drugs or alcohol
  • Having a short temper and being more irritable and aggressive than usual.
  • Obsessive thinking about using drugs or alcohol that makes it hard to focus on anything else.

It can be difficult to admit that you have a substance abuse problem and that you need help. It takes a lot of strength to take the first step, but when you do, you'll be that much closer to healing and recovery.

If you or someone you care about is struggling with substance-related problems, you can get confidential, zero-judgement support from a hotline in Alberta, Canada. Recovery advocates will meet you where you're at. Whether you need a listening ear, or you're ready to start treatment, you can get the support you need.


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