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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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Substance Use / Addictions - Community

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

Al-Anon - District 19 - Vancouver Island North

A-12 step anonymous program for friends and families of alcoholics. If someone’s drinking is troubling you, we can help.more info

Address / Contact Info
Al-Anon Family Groups
Campbell River, BC
Local contact: (250) 830-1088
Toll-free: 1-888-425-2666
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Alano Club of Campbell River

The Alano Club offers a supportive place for anyone in the community who wishes to socialize in an alcohol/drug free community. Alano Club makes it possible for people in the community to socialize in a safe, non-judgmental place and to support each other in making positive lifestyle choices.more info

Address / Contact Info
301 - 10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E4
Phone: (250) 287-2911
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Alcoholics Anonymous (District 3, Campbell River)

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety by attending the 12 Step meetings.more info

Address / Contact Info
Alcoholics Anonymous
PO Box 652
, Campbell River, BC, V9H 1R8
Answering Service: (250) 287-4313
Web Links Website

Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre

The Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre will assist people struggling with substance abuse and addiction.more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver Island Mental Health Society
1330 Dogwood Street
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3A6
Web Links Website

Narcotics Anonymous

For anyone who thinks they have a drug problem and has the desire to stop using, NA is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs.more info

Address / Contact Info
Port Hardy, Port McNeil, Campbell River, Courtenay & Powell River
North Island & PR., BC
24 hr help line: 1-844-484-6772
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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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