The Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters recognizes that from time to time people experience personal problems that are too big for them to handle alone.

These problems can include:

  • Addiction: alcohol, drug, food, gambling, sex, smoking
  • Aging parents
  • Anger management
  • Child development
  • Communication problems
  • Depression
  • Family dynamics
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Harassment
  • Marriage difficulties
  • Personal adjustment problems
  • Retirement adjustment
  • Separation / divorce / custody
  • Single parenting
  • Special needs of children
  • Stress

If you have personal problems that you need a helping hand with, your union makes it easy to connect (free of charge) with professionals who can help you with face-to-face, telephone or online counseling.

If you want talk to someone about taking the first step, contact the people at Human Solutions.

Human Solutions works for the ARC, helping our members through tough times. Everything you discuss with them is completely confidential. Nothing is shared with the union or employers.

If you would like help dealing with a drug or alcohol problem, please contact Alberta Health.