We have assembled links to resources here for you to find additional non-pharmacological based ADHD support within Alberta.
Crisis and Emergency Services
Should you ever feel you are in need of urgent, emergency support, please contact one of the providers below.
ADHD/Mental Health Crisis Line (Edmonton)
In Edmonton there is Access 24/7: 780-424-2424
Distress line: 780-482-HELP (4357)
Mental Health Help Line: 1-877-303-2642
ADHD/Mental Health Crisis Line (Calgary): 403-266-HELP (4357)
Finding Doctor or Physician
If you are looking for a health provider to support you, these two resources from Private Care Networks and the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons may be helpful.
Finding Counselling or Therapy Resources
If you are looking for counselling or therapy support within Alberta, these are organizations that you can look into.
Momentum Counselling, Alberta
Momentum is a mental health counselling agency that aims to increase access to counselling without long wait lists or financial barriers. They are focused on “Solution Focused Therapy”.
ADHD Therapy and Counselling, Edmonton area
Psychology Today has curated a list of counselling options for registered psychologists and counsellors experienced in ADHD within the Edmonton area.
Family Centre Edmonton Counselling
Family Centres counselling is for anyone aged 18 or above, living in Alberta. The first 50 minute session is free and is available over phone, in person or virtual.
Can Learn Society: ADHD Parent Coaching and Academic Strategies Sessions
Can Learn Society offers a range of sessions for ADHD and ADHD parenting. All coaches are trained and accept the coaching standard of the International Coach Federation (ICF)
Anxiety Canada Mindshift App
Mindshift uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based tools to help users reorient thinking and their behavioural strategies. This anxiety app is free for users, with additional offerings such as group therapy offered at a fee.
Finding a Virtual Support Group
Frida Community and Circles
Frida now has an online discord community for Frida patients, as well as Frida Circles, a series of peer support groups that meet-up on a weekly basis. If you are interested, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Support Groups
These groups from the ADHD Association of Greater Edmonton meet regularly and include a range of topics including ADHD for Women, Parents Support group and more.
CADDAC Support Groups, organized by region
CADDAC offers groups facilitated by trained leads, which are run virtually over Zoom on a scheduled basis.
Virtual ADHD Coaching and Therapy
(Calgary and surrounding areas)
This list from Psychology Today provides local social and coaching groups for ADHD. Groups listed include tailored support for families and kids.