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Crisis Support

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IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY CALL 911

 

THE DISTRESS CENTRE

There Is Someone Always Ready To Talk To You (24/7).

403-266-HELP (4357)

 

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WELLNESS SUPPORT

Please reach out to Tracey Urquhart MA, BA Wellness Coordinator, located at Residence and Education Building, Main Floor, RE 106

403-407-9431

 Wellness@ambrose.edu

 

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If you or a friend at Ambrose has experienced any form of gender-based violence or sexual violence reach out to an Ambrose Community Advocate.

 

On Campus Crisis Support

The following staff members are certified in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).  Contact one of them if you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, intrusive thoughts of harm to yourself or someone else, or you know someone who is dealing with suicidal thoughts:

Monique Verhoef
VP Student Life
monique.verhoef@ambrose.edu
403-410-2926

Tracey Urquhart
Wellness Coordinator
tracey.urquhart@ambrose.edu
403-407-9431

Odum Abekah
Residence Director
odum.abekah@ambrose.edu
403-407-9096

 

Off Campus Crisis Supports

The Distress Centre
403-266-HELP (4357)
Hearing Impaired – 403-543-1967
Online Crisis Chat (24/7)

Talk Suicide Canada
988
Text 988

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor (Free 24/7 support) 

Kids Help Phone
1-800-668-6868
Text or chat
For ages 25 & under

Mental Health Helpline
1-877-303-2642 (Toll Free 24/7)

Community Connect YYC
Affordable, barrier-free and rapid access counselling 

Kindred Connections Society
Counselling, education, coaching and outreach

Youthspace.ca
Online crisis & emotional support chat

I.M. Well Live Chat
Campus & community resources, and live counselling

For ongoing support, please book in with one of Ambrose’s counsellors or visit the Mental Health and Medical Services page.