Mental Health Supports
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society provides a number of mental health supports for Edmontonians. These supports are part of our Kikosewin program. Kikosewin means; the act of being with family. The program focuses on providing supports for all members of a family, from youth to senior.
The program provides a number of mental health supports to individuals in need.
Elder support groups; this group provides a range of supports, as well as a community, for seniors.
Healing Circles; these circles are available for any Kikosewin participants.
Dad's Group; this group is hosted by Garth and focuses on supporting and teaching men how to be Dads.
Your Brain on Anger program; the program is focused on managing anger and is hosted by the wonderful Patty.
Boyle Street Community Services offers a wide range of wellness services that are free and self-referred to community members from all walks of life. Our services include counselling in one-on-one and group settings, and low barrier services such as community activities. It is our belief that wellness is found in the whole person, and we walk alongside those we serve to help them achieve their goals. A focus on mental wellness is embedded in everything that we do, and we offer support for youth, families, and individuals alike.
For more information, please contact reception at Boyle Street Community Services at
780-424-4106 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers provides therapy & counselling services. Newcomers to a new country face challenges that can lead to high stress, isolation, role shifts, financial difficulties, marital problems, and parent-child conflict. They may also carry trauma from their past, leading to PTSD, depression, and anxiety, which can impede their integration. EMCN provides community-focused therapy and counselling to address these challenges.
EMCN therapeutic services team members are:
Highly-trained psychologists, licensed therapists and social workers
Trauma-informed therapy practitioners who consider cultural perspectives, immigration processes, and gender expectations and expressions
Norwood has an on-site mental health therapist parents can meet with for support with issues such as post-partum depression, trauma, grief, anxiety - anything that is affecting your family's health. Children aged six and under can have fun in our respite care communities while their parents attend therapy sessions with our mental health therapist. The first step to accessing Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre’s programs and services is to call 780-471-3737 and ask to be connected with an intake facilitator. They will talk through your needs with you and help you sort through programs, services, and resources.
Providing mental health services to children and young adults at a time when their brain is still growing and developing increases the chances of positive outcomes for young families.
Terra’s Mental Health and Wellness team is culturally and professionally competent to serve Terra participants. The team is inclusive and knowledgeable about gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age and dimensions of difference and understands the ways that trauma can be passed down through generations.