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Additional Resources

Wellspring Alberta works collaboratively with many organizations. If you are looking for support beyond what Wellspring provides, we encourage you to reach out to any of the below resources.

Note: this list is not meant to be exhaustive and does not include all cancer-specific resources.

Mental Health Line

If you are in distress and require immediate support, reach out to the Mental Health Help Line at 1-877-303-2642

Website

Support Groups:

African Cancer Support Group

Breast Cancer Supportive Care

Blood Cancer Support Group: 403-451-5430/desiree.naylor@lls.org

Brain Tumor Support Group

Calgary Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Support Group 

Cancer Care Alberta Online Groups and Classes (including Support Groups) – includes QuitCore Tabacco Cessation Cancer Support Group, Gastro-Intestinal Support Groups, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Support Group, Ovarian Cancer Support Group, among many others.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group: Dr. Harold Lau Harold.Lau2@albertahealthservices.ca & Carlynn McKinnon Carlynn.mckinnon@albertahealthservices.ca

Laryngectomy Support Group: rdmcquade@gmail.com    

Lung Cancer Canada: Alberta Lung Cancer Patient Meetup

Ostomy Support Group: 403-273-8946 

Prostaid Calgary

Prostate Cancer Centre Calgary

Southern Alberta Myeloma Patient Society

Prostate Cancer Canada Support Group, contact: Hugh English 403-502-5863 or Phil Buiseret 403-548-6297

Palliser PCN Resources 

Prostate Cancer Canada Central Alberta Support Group Contact: Maurice Paul 403-843-6668 or m.paul@cciwireless.ca

Lethbridge Family Services – bereavement therapy group

Lethbridge Go-Getters, Cancer Support Walks & Coffees – For more information, please contact the Go-Getters at LG5@ualberta.ca

Southern Alberta’s Informational and Referral Source 

Sisters in Cancer – A local cancer support group for women in Fort McMurray. Contact sistersincancerymm@gmail.com

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