Alberta Health Services

Calgary Zone - Indigenous Mental Health Program


Description
This service provides culturally appropriate mental health care and support for Indigenous clients.

This program works closely with nurses, physicians, and other service providers to facilitate a holistic approach to care.

Our team provides:

  • counselling for individuals and families
  • psycho-educational group therapy
  • trauma informed therapy for individuals
  • resources including access to Traditional Wellness Counsellors
  • assessment
  • supported liaison services
  • outreach services
  • education
  • community development
  • culturally safe patient and family centered care
  • assisted referrals
Affiliation: Elbow River Healing LodgeKey Provider: community health nurses, mental health therapists, mental wellness workers, psychiatrists
Eligibility
Yes, People of Indigenous ancestry including: First Nations (Status and Non-Status) Metis, and Inuit.
Application Process
Service Access: Telephone Information Line, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.Clients can self-refer themselves for services. During the Covid Pandemic, intake is available by calling the IMH Intake line at 403-955-6645 at any time.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Telephone
403-955-6645 (Intake)
Web Site
https://www.ahs.ca/info/Page2762.aspx
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
August 31, 2021
Address
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2R 0X7

This facility provides 24/7 care for people with injuries or illnesses that are not life threatening. Other healthcare services have limited hours.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM