Self Help Resources
We encourage you to read the below material and use what is helpful to you. If you have questions about any information you encounter on our website, please feel free to contact our office at 403.284.7023.
7 Cups of Tea
7 Cups of Tea is an on-demand emotional health and well-being service, bridging the gap of technology anonymously and securely connecting real people to real listeners in a one-on-one chat environment.
Through 7 Cups of Tea you can quickly reach out and connect with a trained, compassionate listener, who won't judge or try to solve problems but will instead just listen.
7 Cups of Tea
Need to talk? Free, anonymous and confidential online text chat with trained listeners, online therapists and counsellors.
|Personal development areas|
|Relaxation & stress management||Academic||Anger & conflict|
|Anxiety||Relationships||Confidence & self-esteem|
|Depression||Addictions||Thriving at SAIT|
|For parents & family||Trauma||Strengths|
|Calgary & area community||Career & educational planning||Financial|
|Calgary and area community resources|
Calgary Distress Centre
24/7, free & confidential referral to community services
Available in English, Spanish, Punjabi, Russian & Chinese
|Calgary Community Services Guide web application
|24/7, free confidential phone lines|
|Alberta Mental Health Crisis Line||1.877.303.2642|
|Alberta Health Link||1.866.408.LINK (5465)|
|Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA)||1.403.237.5888|
|Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter||1.403.234.7233|
|Connect Family & Sexual Abuse Network||1.403.237.5888|
|Children's Cottage (Crisis Nursery)||1.403.233.2273|
|Agencies and Services|
|Community Mental Health (Alberta Health Services):
Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre
7th floor, 1213 4 Street SW
Intake on drop-in basis, daily; some appointments. Free short-term counselling.
|Addictions Counselling Service (Alberta Health Services)
Addiction Services Centre
2nd floor, 1177 11 Ave SW
Drop-in intake, daily at 12:45p. Free short-term counselling for alcohol, drug or gambling issues.
|Eastside Family Centre
#255, 495 36 St NE
Provides one time drop-in counselling for families and children experiencing emotional upset.
More community resources can be found in our Calgary resources handout.
|Career and educational planning resources|
|External resources and job banks||
Please note, SAIT Student Development and Counselling Services (SDCS) do not manage the above websites and cannot guarantee that they will be maintained. SDCS assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy of information posted on external websites.