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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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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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The Taber Safe Haven Women's Shelter Society is committed to breaking the cycle of abuse by providing inclusive, non-judgmental...


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Stepping Stones Crisis Society offers a 24/7 helpline is a free and confidential service available to everyone. Our Crisis...


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Are you worried about losing your job – grieving the loss of a loved one – getting over a recent break-up – feeling lonely or...


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Access 24/7 is a single point of access to adult addiction and mental health community based programs. Access 24 / 7 provides a...


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If you need support, we’re here for you. If you’re worried about someone overhearing you, or it’s too hard to say out loud, you...


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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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Get free, confidential support from a depression hotline in Alberta, Canada

Depression is one of the most common mental health problems, affecting about 13% of people worldwide. Depression can affect people differently, but common feelings associated with depression include sadness, hopelessness, worthlessness, and guilt.

If you're in Alberta, Canada and this sounds like you, then 8 hotlines are available and ready to support you. Consider reaching out if you notice these signs and symptoms of depression:

  • You have lost energy and feel tired all the time
  • Sometimes, you feel dead inside
  • You might be unable to sit still
  • Your weight has changed alongside your emotions
  • You could feel slower in your movement, speech, and reactions than usual
  • Things that used to bring you joy mean nothing to you now
  • You cannot concentrate and have difficulties memorizing things
  • You find it difficult to socialize

Even though depression symptoms may feel overwhelming, they are not uncommon. It is normal to find yourself depressed at some point. With the right help, you can deal with feelings of sadness and hopelessness.

Talking about how you feel when you're depressed is hard. You may not want to burden other people with your problems. But it's important to recognize that this is your depression talking. There are helpline counselors and volunteers in Alberta, Canada that want to listen and offer you the loving support you need.

Consider contacting a hotline in Alberta, Canada today for free, private help with depression.


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