Studying is hard and it impacts the health of the students. It is very important for all students to take proper care of themselves. There are various resources that students can access to maintain their physical and mental well-being.
Here are some links that you can access:
There are various doctor clinics in Calgary where you can walk in to get medical help. These clinics are non-emergency and you can find the nearest clinic by dialing 811. For all emergency purposes, dial 911.
Mental Health Resources:
Distress Centre: It is open 24 hours and 7 days a week and you can call at 403.226.4357. It is available in 200 languages and is available for free to all irrespective of their immigration status.
ICBT Insurance Policy:
Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan is available to International Students who meet its eligibility criteria. For more information on who is eligible to get Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan, visit their website.
Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan does not cover all the medical expenses. It covers basic medical needs only. However, you can visit their website to see what is covered under this plan.
If any international student is ineligible for this plan, he/she can apply for various private insurance companies available in the market. Few of the companies that provide the health insurances are:
For more information on Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan, contact them by visiting their website.