Suicide Prevention

Information for Albertans

Help / Distress

If this is an emergency, call 911

  • AHS Mental Health Help Line 1-877-303-2642
  • Talk Suicide Canada 1-833-456-4566
  • Kids Help Phone-1-800-668-6868
  • Indigenous Hope Line 1-855-242-3310
  • National Trans 1-877-330-6366
  • 211 Alberta: find programs and services in your community.

REACH out to help

R - Recognize when someone is struggling

E - Engage in conversation and listen

A - Ask about suicidal thoughts and feelings

C - Connect to support and resources

H - Heal yourself by taking care of your own mental health


Tools and resources are available for health providers at Information for Health Professionals: Preventing Suicide.

Information Resources

Visit, your trusted source of health information, to read about the warning signs of suicide, what might increase someone’s risk of suicide, and how to recognize suicidal thoughts or threats. You’ll also learn about helping someone who has thoughts of suicide, finding help for yourself, and how to support your mental health and well-being.

These resources can help you if you have thoughts of suicide, if you are trying to help a friend or family member, or if you are grieving after a suicide death.


Programs & Organizations

Training & Education