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Our support & information line is available to anyone who has been affected by any form of sexual violence. Our services are...


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24 hours, 7 days a week telephone support for people who are in distress and require support, intervention and/or information...


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Dr Margaret Savage Crisis Centre is a 24/7 helpline is a free and confidential service available to everyone. Our Crisis...


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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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Get help now from a helpline in Alberta, Canada for trauma and PTSD

It is never easy to deal with traumatic experiences and resulting PTSD symptoms. There are 10 in Alberta, Canada that can help you begin your healing journey. Although each person’s experience of trauma and PTSD is unique, there are some common symptoms which include:

  • Overwhelming negative emotions such as guilt, shame, sadness and anxiety
  • Self-harming or destructive behaviour
  • Experiencing 'hypervigilance' or extreme alertness
  • Being unable to remember details of the traumatic event
  • Noticing tastes, smells or sounds connected to the trauma
  • Becoming isolated, withdrawn and avoiding social situations
  • Continued negative thoughts about a traumatic experience
  • Frequent nightmares and disturbed sleep patterns

If you have any of these symptoms, reach out for help – you don’t have to be alone in your struggle. There is hope on the horizon and people who understand what you are going through.

Dealing with experiences that have left us with wounds can feel daunting. It’s okay to be overwhelmed by what you are going through. But you don’t have to do it alone – there are people in Alberta, Canada who understand and are here to support you.

For free and confidential support with trauma & PTSD, consider contacting a hotline in Alberta, Canada today.


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