Indigenous Mental Health Program

Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone


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 Lodge
Key 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 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 (IMH Intake Line)
Web Site
https://albertahealthservices.ca/info/Page2762.aspx
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership 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 Verified On
November 21, 2023
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 to 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM