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It's Okay To Not Be OkayIt's Okay To Not Be Okay

Feeling sad, scared, and anxious during stressful times is normal. At times, our feelings can be overwhelming and we need to reach out for support. Whether we talk a friend, co-worker, or a professional, it’s important to build connections and know that it’s okay to feel how we feel.

Remember, while it’s okay to not be okay, there is help available in Sturgeon County and there are many people, just like you, who have gone through difficult times and who care.

If you are not feeling okay, or know someone who is going through a difficult time, the following supports are available in our community:

Recommended Resources

Living Well Counselling Service

Supportive counselling, preventative resources and referral services.

Living Well Counselling Service is available at no-cost for Sturgeon County residents in our office, over the phone or in the community. We are here to help residents of all ages find their own ways to create more happiness in their lives.

For more information please call at 780-722-1479 or toll free at 1-866-939-9303, or email


24/7 Distress Line


AHS Adult Mental Health Intake

Provides a single intake service for community mental health clinics across the Edmonton Zone.

It's Okay To Not Be Okay

Join us on Social Media by sharing your mental health story as Shawna has done below. Click here to download your own "It's Okay To Not Be Okay" template. Tag us on social media @SturgeonCounty or use the hashtag #SturgeonOkay

Also look for our Profile Frame on Facebook by searching "Sturgeon County" in the frame search.