Resources for Physicians and Service Providers
Find a Mental Health and Addiction Service
- Browse this website
- Go to www.bridgethegApp.ca
- Call or email the Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Systems Navigator at 1-877-999-7589 or 752-3916; VRS calls are welcome;
Our Navigator is a central point of contact for individuals, family members and stakeholders throughout the province to:
- Problem solve with you to figure out next steps
- Consider options and find the right mental health or addiction service
- Get help in making connections
Eating Disorder Services Referral Form
Hope Valley Youth Treatment Centre Referral Forms (youth, addiction):
Humberwood Referral Form:
Out of Province Treatment
Smokers’ Helpline Referral Options
Strongest Families Referral Form:
The Grace Centre Referral Forms:
Tuckamore Referral Forms (youth, mental health):
Resources and Tools
Online ‘Addiction Medicine’ Diploma http://www.bccsu.ca/about-the-online-addiction-medicine-diploma/
Learn about the current status of cannabis (marijuana) laws in Canada, and the work being done to legalize and regulate it. The Government of Canada provides information at: www.canada.ca/en/services/policing/justice/legalization-regulation-marijuana.html
Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines
Did you know that Newfoundlanders and Labradorians consume the most alcohol per capita in Canada?
Find out about low-risk drinking at: http://www.ccsa.ca/Resource%20Library/2012-Canada-Low-Risk-Alcohol-Drinking-Guidelines-Brochure-en.pdf (pdf, 2012)
For more information: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)
2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
CMAJ 2017 May 8;189:E659-66. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170363
The Opioid Wisely Campaign launched on March 1, 2018 with the support of over 30 participating organizations. Central to the campaign is a set of 14 specialty-specific recommendations for when the use of opioids should not be first line therapy.
Registration Information for the BC Provincial ‘Opioid Addiction Treatment Support Program: http://www.bccsu.ca/provincial-opioid-addiction-treatment-support-program/
Understanding Stigma Online Course - Registration Page. On February 14, 2018, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) launched a free online course called Understanding Stigma, designed to help healthcare providers and frontline clinicians develop strategies to improve care for people with mental health and addiction problems.
Talking about Suicide (pdf, from CASP)
After a Suicide – Resource: A Practical and Personal Guide for Survivors (pdf, from CASP). Also, please don’t hesitate to refer survivors to a mental health counsellor.
Preventing Suicide – Canadian Mental Health Association brochure (pdf)
Materials for healthcare providers and people who smoke, https://smokershelp.net/materials/