Anxiety, Stress and Trauma Support

  
  

A Gift of Hope - Community Mental Health

​Community Mental Health in Medicine Hat offers the following support groups at their office at the Provincial Building (346 - 3rd St SE - use the 2nd street entrance). They run from 11am - noon and are drop in on Mondays & Wednesdays. Call 403-529-3500 for more information. Upcoming topics: 


Handling Negative Emotions  - Dec 4
Therapist's Choice - Dec 6
Relationships/Communications - Dec 11
Stress Management - Dec 13
Self-Worth - Dec 18
Setting Goals - Dec 20
Therapist's Choice - Dec 27

Addiction & Mental Health Mobile Application Directory 2017

​The 2016 edition of the directory focuses on a range of mobile applications (apps) related to addiction and mental health. The directory is designed to help health care professionals, researchers, and community members navigate the evolving landscape of health apps by providing examples of electronic resources for different mobile platforms which may be used as aids in mental health or addiction conditions.

Addictions and Mental Health Mobile Application Directory 2017

Addictions & Mental Health - Child, Youth & Family Services

​Groups are held at Addictions & Mental Health - Medicine Hat Clinic 346 - 3rd Street SE (Provincial Building) See attachment for further information and call 403-529-3500. Anyone can refer to these groups but consent is required for children/youth.

For more information of upcoming groups please call 403-529-3500. 

Fall2017 GROUPFINAL (002).pdf

For the Children's Fall 2017 Support Groups please call 403-529-3130

Alberta Mental Health Help Line

​Crisis Line 1-877-303-2642

Provides 24/7  confidential, anonymous service,  crisis intervention,  information about mental he alth programs and services, and/or  referrals to other agencies if needed


Bullying Help Line

​We are a free, confidential support service who speak to thousands of young people every day - you are not alone. Talk to us - we can help you with whatever you're going through.

1-888-456-2323

Canadian Mental Health Association

​Mental Health Education, Sexual assault Education, Suicide, Prevention Program, Family Support Group ,Suicide Bereavement Support Group, Whispers of Wellness Mental Health Club

 

Seniors' Outreach Program - Working to prevent the abuse of older adults.

 
Whisper of Wellness Peer Support Group (WOW)
A group for people living with mental health issues. This is an open group. WOW provides opportunities to learn more about coping with mental health issues while meeting people who have similar experiences.
Wednesday evening at 7:00 at St Barnabas Church (635 - 4th St SE). The group is held in the church’s hall which can be accessed through the door off the parking lot on 5th St SE. For more info call 504-1811

Hope & Healing After Suicide Support Group - Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30pm starting October 3, 2017 - November 28, 2017, $15 registration fee call 403-504-1811 Misspelled Wordext 103 for more information or to register.

Caregiver Coalition of Southeast Alberta

​The Caregiver Coalition of Southeast Alberta has come together to support those who care for loved ones, friends or family members on a regular basis.

 
The Coalition host a support group:
 
The Kitchen Is Open - Family caregiver coffee & chat. 3rd Tuesday of the month 1:30-3:00 at the Canadian Mental Health Association boardroom 1865 Dunmore Rd SE  
 

Compass for the Caregiver is a 9 week Caregiver Workshop - contact the Canadian Mental Health Association for more information and dates 403-504-1811

 

The Caregivers Coalition also hosts a annual full day workshop in November.

Call Lorna Scott 403-548-8437 for more info

Crisis Centre Line

​24 hour Crisis Help

 

1-800-263-3045

Distress Centre

​Distress Centre is a non-profit social agency that delivers 24-hour support, free crisis counselling and resource referral services to Calgary and the surrounding area. Our agency is built around the belief that anyone can experience crisis. It’s not up to us to define what the crisis is—it’s different for everyone. We don’t judge. We’re here to listen and connect you with the help you need.

 
HELP LINE 1-403-266-4357
 
Or 1-800-784-2433 - 24 Hour

Hillcrest Church - Medicine Hat

​Would you like someone to talk to? If you are going through a difficult situation, decision, or relationship struggle, we want to connect you with a professional counselor with a Christ-centered perspective.

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program based on 8 recovery principles from the Beatitudes and the 12-Steps and their biblical comparisons. It will help you deal with your hurts, habits and hang-ups by providing support, encouragement and accountability. Thursdays 7-10pm.

Everyone welcome!


Phone: 403-526-4010


Legacy Place Society

​Provide empathetic support that builds resiliency individually and within our Responder (Peace Officers, Fire Fighters, EMS, 911 Dispatch) and Military Families.

 

Programs - Accommodations (Houses), Peer Support & Family Assistance, Family Camp, Family Resiliency Workshops 3

 

Our Peer Support and Family Assistance confidential call line is 403-201-9945.  If volunteers are busy and you don’t get connected to one of them, please leave a message with your name and number and we’ll get back to you within 2 hours.  For general inquiries email info@legacyplacesociety.com

Life Talk Counseling Services

Christian Based Counseling

Our counselors counsel people dealing with abuse, alcohol, drugs and sexual addictions, anger, anxiety, childhood adjustments, depression, domestic violence, grief, family, immigration adjustments, marriage, parenting, performance, pre-marital, relationships, self-esteem, stress,  trauma, and unresolved past issues, and more.

 

Group Seminars available through Misspelled WordMisspelled WordLifetalk

“Anger and Its Many Faces” - a five week seminar offering a thorough and practical look at anger and its generators. Learn how to deal with frustration, hurt and fear before they are expressed as anger. Cost $20/person, $40/couple. Facilitated by Roxanne Hansen. Next session starts January 9 - February 6, 2018.

“Active Parenting of Teens” - a six week video seminar offering skills, discussion and support to guide your teens through the most turbulent period of their lives. Cost $20/person, $40/couple. Facilitated by Arnie Weber.  Next session TBA.
"Understanding Grief and Loss" Explore the grief process to facilitate understanding of,  and healing for those who are struggling with loss, change or separation from loved ones. $20/person, $40/couple. Facilitated by Roxanne Hansen. Next session TBA
Walking Alongside the Depressed” - a seminar enabling participants to understand depression and current treatments, to encourage friends and family to helpfully walk alongside those struggling with depression. Next session TBA

All of the above programs will be offered at Room 207 Misspelled WordMisspelled WordLifetalk Seminar Room in Brooks Community
Cultural Center at 327 - 3rd St W, Brooks. For more information & to register, call 403-362-2210.

Medicine Hat Family Services

​Medicine Hat Family Service responds to changing community needs to enhance the quality of life for individuals, couples and families through counseling and family life education.

Marriage Counseling, Grief and Loss Counseling, Emotional Counseling, Men's and Women's issues, Family Transition Counseling, Communication Counseling, Parent/Child issues, Stress Related Issues Counseling, Family Violence Counseling, Employee Assistance Programs Counseling

Phone 403-504-8026

Fax 403-504-0351

Medicine Hat Trauma & Stress Community Support Network

Hosts an informal support group for PTSD every Monday at 7pm at the Westminster United Church (side door). Call Les for more information 403-866-0449

Mental Health Outreach - Brooks

10 Keys to Happiness - for individuals who experience mental health, addiction or chronic illness concerns and would like to learn about the 10 keys to happier living. This group meets every Wednesday from 1:30 - 2:30 at the Brooks Health Centre in the Outpatient Conference room near Living Healthy. You do not need a referral to attend this group, if you are interested in finding out more about the program call (403)793-6655

 

Common Grounds Coffee Time - Come visit, meet new people, enjoy recreational activities and participate in learning activities focused on improving your mental health. This group meets every Tuesday from 1 - 3 at The Well. You do not need a referral to attend this group, if you are interested in finding out more about the program call (403)793-6655

Mental Health Outreach Services Medicine Hat

​Group Works is a group therapy program offered as a community based program and inpatient mental health unit program. Community based groups are for clients with a long history of mental health issues or an addiction and ongoing mental health issues.

Group Works is an opportunity for people to learn more about promoting their own mental health.

Call 403-529-8030

Prefer written referrals from other partners, agencies and doctors. Clients can walk in or phone to self refer.