Mental Health Support Line
Call the support line at 403.287.3511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, JFSC launched a Mental Health Support Line to deliver short term, brief intervention therapy for individuals experiencing mental health issues. Therapy is provided by a registered provisional psychologist and is available to everyone.
We provide up to three sessions free of charge to help support people during this difficult time.
JFSC Domestic Violence and Coercive Control Resources 2021:
JFSC Mental Health Phone Line 403-287-3511
Distress Centre Calgary 403-266-4357 - 24 hour line
Access Mental Health (403) 943-1500 - 8am-5pm Monday to Friday
Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter Helpline 403-234-7233 (SAFE) - 24 hour line
Podcast and Videos
Karen Gosbee on her memoir, "A Perfect Nightmare: My Glittering Marriage and How It Almost Cost Me My Life" en(gender)ed
Timekeeper by Chris Godwin - Public Service Announcement in the UK to educate people on what coercive control is.
Families of DV: What Doesn’t Kill Me – a film by Rachel Meyrick
No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder
See What You Made Me Do by Jess Hill
Claire’s Law: Coercive Control in the Legal System: On Oct 5, 2020 Bill C-247, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (controlling or coercive conduct) was introduced as a Private Bill.
The Shame Borne in Silence: Spousal Abuse in the Jewish Community by Abraham J. Twerski
Shine the Light: Sexual Abuse and Healing in the Jewish Community by Rachel Lev
Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Communities of the Canadian Prairie Provinces – Open Access Journal - Download the document - (Research project initiated by JFSC about the scope of domestic violence in the Jewish communities of the Prairie Provinces)