Accurate credible information is essential for making responsible decision. Our school nurse recommends these sites for students and parents who wish to access health related information. The school’s administration encourages all students to seek parental guidance at all times.
ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES (AHS) : website provides information on health topics and links to programs and services within Alberta. Enter: Alberta Health Services /under information for choose: patients and families and you will be able to access most of the services listed on this page and MORE!
Services included are:
Youth Addiction Services ( Alcohol Drugs and Tobacco) : see AHS website or call Helpline – 1-866-332-2322
Mental Health: Helpline - 1-877-303-2642 or 2417
Distress Centre – provides crisis support, information and referral services without discrimination. Call- 403-266-1605 or 403-266-HELP (4357) Also TEXT: Calgary Connect Teen, ONLINE CHAT: Distress Centre
Sexual Health- see this topic under AHS website or www.sexualityandu.ca
Nutrition- see AHS website “Healthy Eating Starts Here”
Also Dietitians of Canada
Eating Disorders – see AHS website for Calgary Eating Disorder Program information
Also National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Suicide – see AHS website
Also Centre for Suicide Prevention – www.suicideinfo.ca
myhealthalberta.ca provides information on a variety of health topics from a-z
HEALTH LINK provides access to nurse advice and health information. Call 24/7 at 403-943-LINK (5465) or easy dial 811
search City of Calgary or dial 211
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