Mental Health Resources

With the right information, communities can flourish. 

Throughout the year, a variety of mental health topics will be featured to raise awareness and understanding of the impact these health conditions have on citizens and our community. The Family and Community Resource Centre has curated a listing of resources to connect residents to local supports and promote positive mental health. 

The Family & Community Resource Centre (FCRC) provides free and confidential services to Chestermere, Langdon and South East Rocky View individuals and families seeking assistance with social support, information and referrals. 

You can reach the Family & Community Resource Centre by:

  • Phoning Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at (403) 207-7079
  • Email us at about your concerns and questions
  • Completing our online self-referral form.

We are an Emotional Safe Spot! An orange dot at our workplace signifies that individuals on our team have received specialized training. it is a safe place to reach out, talk about struggles, and get directions for the next step towards wellness.

  1. Featured Mental Health Topics
  2. Counselling available in multiple languages
  3. General Mental Health Resources

Featured Mental Health Topic

May 7 National Child and Youth Mental Health Day

National Child & Youth Mental Health Day strives to raise awareness about the importance of mental health for youth and children and how this can affect their growth and development. Take some time today to help build a caring connection with the young people in your lives and let them know that their mental health is important. Having caring, connected conversations can have a big impact on the mental health of children and youth.

Learn more at:

  • Family Smart provides resources and virtual event opportunities for parents and caregivers to help support their youth’s mental health. 
  • Kidthink provides a multitude of resources and supports for children, youth, parents/caregivers, and other crisis and support lines. 
  • The Kid’s Help Phone (1-800-668-6868) is a 24/7 hotline that provides anonymous support for children and youth across Canada.
  • Infoaboutkids is an ongoing collaboration to collect science based information and interventions for children, youth and families to help find tangible information on how to care for individuals suffering with mental health.
  • Children and Youth Mental Health in Canada Infographic

May 2 - 8 Mental Health Week

Mental health is an important part of our general health. Taking care of yourself and others is critical to make sure we are creating a space for everyone to thrive in. For this year’s mental health week, try finding an activity that supports your mental wellbeing!

Learn more at:

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

Spotlight readings provided by the CMHA:

Other available articles:

Mental Health Awareness Days Calendar