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Community Health Message posted: 07-Jan-2021 3:58 PM PST

Campbell River doctors urge residents not to delay health concerns or treatments.
Maintaining health through a family doctor’s clinic whether through telephone, virtual or in-person visits, ensures the best care because they know the medical history, family, and are connected to other health care providers and services locally & across the province.
Campbell River family doctors have safe ways to maintain residents’ healthcare through the Covid-19 pandemic and onwards.
Most concerns can be addressed through phone and/or virtually, and in-office appointments when needed.
Residents can call their clinic to ask what options are available.
Need a family doctor? A list of clinics taking new patients is compiled and posted on FETCH at the end of each month.

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Community Health and Social Service Programs

Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program

ASCD is designed to specifically meet the needs of children with special needs.more info

Address / Contact Info
Laichwiltach Family Life Society
441 4th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3W7
Phone: (250) 286-3430 ext. 132
Toll-free: 1-877-777-8222
Fax: (250) 286-3483
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Abuse-related Women's Counselling Program

Professional counseling is available for women who have experienced sexual assault, violence/abuse in relationships, or childhood abuse through the government funded Stopping the Violence program.more info

Address / Contact Info
North Island Survivors' Healing Society
Campbell River, BC
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Access Now

Offers support to mentally challenged men and women (service is individualized) in Campbell River.more info

Address / Contact Info
2377 Eardley Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 1L7
Phone: (250) 923-6381
Fax: (250) 923-6381

Addictions Integrated Counselling Program

Professional individual counseling is offered for women who are survivors of abuse-related trauma and in early stage recovery from addictions.more info

Address / Contact Info
North Island Survivors' Healing Society - Trauma & Abuse Counselling
Campbell River, BC
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Addictions Recovery Program

Provides counselling, assessment, and referrals to persons with alcohol and/or drug addictions.more info

Address / Contact Info
Laichwiltach Family Life Society
441 4th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3W7
Phone: (250) 286-3430 ext. 119
Toll-free: 1-877-777-8222
Fax: (250) 286-3483
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Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

A 12-Step meeting group, offering support and an opportunity to listen and share. Adult children of alcoholics, or anyone from an addictive or otherwise dysfunctional family - newcomers are welcome.more info

Address / Contact Info
207 - 1040 Shoppers Row
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2C6
Diane: (250) 287-8253
Dave S.: (250) 923-9197

Adult Literacy Outreach Program

A mobile literacy program designed to reach out to youth and adults struggling with literacy issues.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Literacy Now
Campbell River, BC, V9H 1T5
Phone: (250) 923-1275
Web Links Website

Adult Literacy Program

Servicing Campbell River and surrounding area, the Campbell River Literacy Association uses both one to one and small group training models, supported by trained volunteer tutors, to assist approximately 125 learners yearly. Individualized learning plans focus on one of three key objectives: the enhancement of personal literacy skills leading to continued education, the improvement in the learner's functional literacy to support success in the workplace or workplace training, and language acquisition services for lower level ESL learners.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Literacy Association: “Literacy for All”, Robron Centre
A121A - 740 Robron Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 6J7
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health care. It can help you tell others what would be important to you if you were ill and unable to communicate. more info

Address / Contact Info
Advanced Care Planning, Campbell River Hospice Society
440 Evergreen Road
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 0C7
Phone: (250) 286-1121
Fax: (250) 286-1195
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AgedOut.com

AgedOut.com is for young adults who were in government care in BC. It's an up-to-date warehouse of information on resources and services available to young adults and a learning tool to help people feel empowered as they leave care.more info

Address / Contact Info
AgedOut
BC
Phone: (604) 320-7330
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Campbell River Physicians and Nurse Practitioners Currently Taking New Patients

Alder Medical Clinic - 277 Evergreen Road (250-287-7441):Dr. Rizwan Salam; Dr. Tim Eckford; Dr. Sathie Naicker
Cortes Medical Clinic - 941 Beasley Road, Manson's Landing (250-935-6718): Accepting New Patients to Clinic
Harbourside Clinic - 1 - 672 RD Plaza, Heriot Bay (250-285-2265): Dr. Lola Kareem accepting Quadra Residents
Quadra Island Medical Clinic - (250-285-3540): Dr. Steve Hughes ; NP Pat Peterson
Quinsam Medical Clinic - #280-400 Dogwood Street(250-286-0601):Dr. Ayorinde Dada; Dr. Val Veerapen
River City Medial Clinic - 1424-B Island Hwy Superstore (250-287-2111): Dr. Shiubong Wong; Dr. Chidi Okereke
The Bridge Medical Clinic - 2207F Glenmore Road (778-420-0200):Walk in clinic will see all patients


NOTE: Patients are advised to contact clinics directly. Information is only current as of December 21st, 2020

Lifeguard App

Lifeguard App is a life-saving App designed to combat the opioid epidemic.

The Lifeguard App integrates advanced technology with the most powerful human instinct – the desire to live. Using this Platform, Lifeguard App has developed a versatile smartphone app that automatically connects a user to emergency responders if the user becomes unconscious or unable to function. Importantly, Lifeguard App, arms the emergency responders with information critical to the success of emergency intervention.

Visit the Lifeguard App program page on FETCH: (https://campbellriver.fetchbc.ca/service.html?i=368) or their website for more information and how to download the App: (https://lifeguarddh.com/)

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Upcoming Events and Learnings offered by the BC Association of Community Response Networks

January 19, 2021 – Advance Care Planning – Horst Backe and Jane Osborne. For a description of the first topic, please visit the website (https://www.bccrns.ca/) and click on the link under events titled: BC CRN Learning Event - Ready for the Unexpected: Why you should have an Advance Care Plan

February 16 – Practical Guide to Elder Abuse and Neglect Law – Krista James. Krista James of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law and BC Law Institute is the pre-eminent lawyer in BC on this topic. Krista worked with Horst and reviewing our materials to ensure they did not contain any errors in law. The full description of this learning event will be on BC CRN website in early February.

To be put on the BC Association of Community Response Networks mailing list please go to their website (https://www.bccrns.ca/) and sign up at the bottom of the page.

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