Resources for Parents and Families - Crisis Services
Fire and Trauma Wildfire Mental Health Resources for Families - Information for parents and caregivers on how to help themselves and their children prepare, respond and recover from a disaster or emergency, including wildfires. http://hmhc.ca/Media/WildfireMentalHealthResourcesforFamilies.pdf
Community Based Trauma Response for Fort McMurray - A Webinar for community based trauma response to Fort Mac. Dr. Jacqui Linder has developed a short program for those on the front lines dealing with psychological issues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wryA9O7Hm5U&feature=youtu.be
Family & Community Resource Centre - The Family & Community Resource Centre at Alberta Children's Hospital has many informational resources for families at their website.
Children’s Mental Health Crisis Line – provides immediate crisis telephone support to children, adolescents and their care providers. Call 780-427-4491
Kids Kottage – helps ensure children are safe and receive the parenting they deserve by caring for them when their families are in crisis or in need of respite, and by supporting their caregivers with advice and education. http://www.kidskottage.org/
Children and Youth Services – offers a range of programs and services for children and families. They support families and communities, helping them to provide nurturing, safe environments for their children striving to break the cycles of family violence, abuse and poverty that prevent some children from becoming strong, sound individuals. http://humanservices.alberta.ca/programs-and-services.html
Welcome to Raising Children News - Welcome to Raising Children News, the new online newsletter about Raising Children in Alberta. The Raising Children website is full of information and support for parents and caregivers of newborns up to age six years old. This website is part of an Alberta Government initiative to support the health and well-being of young children and their families. To subscribe to this newsletter follow the link: http://www.industrymailout.com/Industry/Subscribe.aspx?m=25531
Postpartum Depression Awareness - PPDA is a non-profit organization with two very important goals: more awareness and resources for postparum depression and other postpartum mood disorders. Notably, PPDA has compiled a list of most of the resources available in the Edmonton Area for PDD. http://www.ppda.ca/home
Intake for Children’s Mental Health Services
Regional Intake – This is the main intake service for children’s mental health services.
How to Find a Family Doctor
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta – You can use the search tool at this link to help you find a family doctor who is accepting new patients.