AHS Mental Health Parent Information
Edmonton Catholic Schools works closely with Alberta Health Services to support the mental health needs of students. Through this partnership each school has access to a Mental Health Therapist who can provide support to students at school based on individual referral. For more information click here: What can a Mental Health Therapist do
Quick Links and Contact Information:
AHS provides the following information for educational purposes regarding suicide. Please direct specific questions to a doctor or healthcare professional. AHS Suicide Information
AHS Crisis Mobile Response Team: 780-407-1000
AHS Children Youth & Families Centralized Intake and Walk in services: 780-342-2701
The Support Network Distress Line: 1-800-232-7288
Caregiver Handout: Going Back to School During COVID-19 – Fall 2021
As children and youth go back to school this fall, many parents and caregivers have concerns about how to help their kids adjust to the change, especially as COVID-19 is still having an impact on our communities. To support families in this transition, the Caregiver Handout: Going Back to School During Covid-19 Fall 2021 offers tips for helping parents and caregivers to prepare, inform, and support their children and youth towards a successful return to the classroom.
Caregiver Education Series
We appreciate the challenges around supporting our children and youth in these uncertain and changing times. Our team has created a handout for you with caregiver considerations around COVID-19. We hope it provides helpful suggestions for you and your family in the days to come.
Our team is continuing to develop accessible resources for parents and caregivers to support the mental health of children and youth and we will share more of these with you as they become available. For brief videos on mental health literacy, please go to https://www.cyfcaregivereducat...
For up-to-date information about the novel coronavirus / COVID-19, and to access the online self-screening tool, go to https://www.albertahealthservi...
If you have concerns around health symptoms, call Health Link at 811.
AHS Addictions and Mental Health Resources For Parents:
The Parent Information Series is designed to answer frequently asked questions and give parents factual information that may help prevent children from using drugs, help them make healthy lifestyle choices and support them in making changes in their lives.