Making Strides – Equine (*HORSE) and Canine (*DOG) Therapy

MAKING STRIDES Equine (Horse) and Canine (Dog) Therapy Program A one-on-one weekly session with a therapist and animals! Equine Therapy (HORSES!) A collaborative project between Equinox Therapeutic, Boyle Street Community Services, and the Bissell Centre. WELCA’s Galla raised $9,845 for equine-assisted psychotherapy services to Edmonton’s inner city community members. Canine Therapy (DOGS!) Three 1 hour … Continue reading

Mental Health Services at Boyle McCauley Health Centre

Boyle McCauley Health Centre – Mental Health Services Services: The counselors provide assessment, consultation, and treatment of mental health problems, counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy, and psychiatric assessments. Psychiatric treatment following an initial assessment, if necessary, is provided. Population Served Adults aged 18 to 65 who qualify to access the Boyle McCauley Health Centre’s medical clinic. … Continue reading

Help for Adults who are Unable to make Personal or Financial decisions.

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) helps individuals who are unable to make personal, non-financial decisions for themselves. The OPG does this through the Personal Directives Act, the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act and the Mental Health Act. The OPG also administers the Personal Directives Registry and the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Registry. For information on ADULT guardianship, click … Continue reading

211 Resource Lists

211 Offers PDF (printable) information lists, including:   Resource List for Aboriginal People Resource List for Addictions Resource List for Anger Management Resource List for Basic Needs Resource List for Children Resource List for People with Disabilities Resource List for Family Violence and Abuse Resource List for Leisure/Personal Enrichment Resource List for Men Resource List … Continue reading

Haart House

HAART HOUSE endeavors to improve antiretroviral medication compliance amongst inner city residents living with HIV who are also facing issues such as poverty, homelessness, mental health, and addiction. HAART HOUSE provides a safe, comfortable, and non-judgmental environment where HIV patients can receive their medications, nutritious meals, and engage in friendly conversation and social activities with … Continue reading

Addiction & Mental Health – Inpatient Unit at the Royal Alexandra Hospital

Addiction & Mental Health – Inpatient Unit The unit is staffed by an interdisciplinary team who provide treatment and care to clients with acute addiction and mental health disorders. Treatment includes: •ongoing individual assessment •medication •counselling and •group therapy Accessing the service – more information: This service is provided on an inpatient unit with in … Continue reading

Acute Adult Inpatient Mental Health

Acute Adult Inpatient Mental Health Provide treatment for persons suffering from acute episodes of mental illness such as: •psychosis •major depression •bipolar affective disorder •delirium •dementia •generalized anxiety disorder •adjustment disorders •suicidal behaviors Concurrent medical and /or psychiatric disorders such as: •chronic neurological, •pain •other concurrent mental illnesses. Treatment of patients offers an interdisciplinary opportunity … Continue reading

Community Mental Health Clinic

The Community Mental Health Clinic provides services to adults suffering from chronic and severe mental illness. 108 Street Building 3rd Floor 9942 108 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J5 780-342-7700 Serves Adults,18 to 64 years of age, suffering from chronic and severe mental illness. For children’s mental health services refer to the Children’s Mental Health … Continue reading

FREE Counselling

The Salvation Army (Crossroads Church) Outreach offers free counselling: “We have a great connection with our student friends from the Master’s course on counselling through the Edmonton Campus of the Seattle University. During the week we can offer FREE counselling as these students offer their placement hours to help meet our needs. Call our Drop … Continue reading

BGS Youth Ventures Career Success Series

Business Group Services (BGS) Edmonton has a NEW, free educational program for people with mental health and/or addictions concerns who are interested in addressing their barriers to career or education success. The VENTURES Career Success Series is for Individuals, 18 years of age and older, who have identified having barriers to employment/ education success, resulting from … Continue reading