If you are in crisis, thinking of suicide, helping someone, or having mental health problems,
PLEASE CALL YOUR LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH OFFICE
(generally open 8.30 - noon and 1- 4.30 p.m.)
Grande Prairie & Beaverlodge 780-538-5160
(780-538-5162 under 18)
Grande Cache 780-827-4998
Fox Creek 780-622-5106
Tell them if it is urgent (e.g., suicide risk).
After hours, call THE MENTAL HEALTH HELP LINE
24 hours/ 7 days a week
IF YOU ARE 20 OR UNDER, CALL THE KIDS HELP PHONE 1-800-668-6868
Also see the services shown below and on our Help a Friend/Getting Help page.
If someone is at immediate risk and you need help,
call the RCMP/911
If you are helping a person at risk, please remove any firearms or other means, such as a large number of pills, from their home, if you can do so safely.
24-Hour Support Lines
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 (ages 20 & under)
Bullying Helpline 1-888-456-2323
Family Violence Info Line 780-310-1818
Health Link 1-866-408-5465
Mental Health Help Line 1-877-303-2642
Fairview Crossroads 1-877-835-2120 or in Fairview 780-835-2120
Suicide Prevention Resource Centre (SPRC), Grande Prairie (serving an area from Fox Creek to the BC border and Grande Cache to Fairview)
Contact 780-539-6680, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
o Anyone can call for support or for resources to support others
o Bereavement and postvention support
To reduce suicide, suicidal behaviour, and their effects by
promoting positive alternatives and healthy coping skills.
The Suicide Prevention Resource Centre provides coordination, outreach,
presentations, training, research and information, mental health promotion, referrals, support groups, and services after suicide.
The Suicide Prevention Resource Centre was established in 1983, and employs 4
full-time staff and 5 part-time staff. The Centre is funded by Alberta Health Services,
the Child and Family Services Authority, Green View FCSS, County of Grande Prairie No. 1 and City of Grande Prairie FCSS/Community Social Development, the Bell Let's Talk Fund, donations, grants, and fundraising.
The Suicide Prevention Resource Centre operates under the Board of Directors of the
Suicide Prevention Resource Centre, an incorporated Society.
Mailing address: #200, 10014-99 Street, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 3N4 (new location November 9, 2015).
We take a multidimensional approach to prevention, by facilitating activities in the
Promotion of mental health in order to reduce suicidal behaviour at its roots.
Training in recognition of warning signs, crisis intervention and referral.
Activities targeted to high risk groups.
Improving access to and awareness of services for people at risk.
Education, information and research services.
Post-suicide services in cooperation with Victims Assistance and as part of the Critical Response Team. People who have lost someone to suicide can also phone us directly for support and information (780-539-6680-ask for Faris or Barb).
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