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Help Lines

Abuse Free Sport Helpline

Our operators have expertise in counselling, psychology and sport. They are available to hear your concerns, help you understand your options, and connect you with helpful resources based on your needs. They are also your first point of contact with the Abuse-Free Sport program, and can help determine whether your complaint is admissible. If so, they can help you complete the online complaint form and refer you to professional support services such as mental health resources and legal aid.


We know there are some things you can’t talk to an adult about and there’s probably a lot of things your friends don’t get about you. We can connect you with a peer who understands your unique situation and can help talk you through your issues. We don’t judge. We are here to listen. Our service is confidential so no one needs to know you contacted us. If you ever have a question, a problem or just need to talk, we’re here for you, 24 hours a day. Peer support is available from 3-10pm on weekdays and 12-10pm on weekends.

The Trevor Project

If you are thinking about harming yourself — get immediate crisis support. Connect to a crisis counselor 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the U.S via text, chat, or phone. The Trevor Project is 100% confidential and 100% free.

AHS Suicide Help Lines

Visit, your trusted source of health information, to read about the warning signs of suicide, what might increase someone’s risk of suicide, and how to recognize suicidal thoughts or threats. You’ll also learn about helping someone who has thoughts of suicide, finding help for yourself, and how to support your mental health and well-being. Learn the Warning Signs of Suicide These resources can help you if you have thoughts of suicide, if you are trying to help a friend or family member, or if you are grieving after a suicide death.

Land Acknowledgement

Red Deer Minor Basketball Association respectfully acknowledges and honours the First Peoples of this land, recognizing the traditional territory of Treaty 7 nations, including the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’sina and Stoney Nakoda peoples; and Treaty 6 nations, traditional Cree and Saulteaux territory. We also recognize the area we serve falls under the Métis Nation of Alberta’s Region 3. We strive to continually build strength and relationship with one another, offering our gratitude to the First Nations and Métis who have and continue to care for and teach about our Earth, our relations, and our connection to one another.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Statement

Red Deer Minor Basketball Association commits to providing accessible, inclusive, safe and welcoming basketball programming for all. We firmly stand against any form of racism, discrimination, or harassment. We pledge to participate in ongoing education and take positive actions in an effort to promote equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.