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View Document Child & Youth Mental Health / Suicide Resources

Community Health Alert posted: 21-Jan-2021 3:36 PM PST

Please see attached document for a list of Child and Youth Mental Health / Suicide Resources.

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Education / Employment / Development - Alternative Schools / Education

Alternate Education Program (Campbell River Young Parents' Program)

Most young parents in the CRYPP attend Carihi Secondary or alternate educational programs at Robron Centre but may be attending another secondary school, Continuing Education or North Island College.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Young Parents' Program (CRYPP), Cari's Infant and Toddler Centre
771 - 4th Avenue
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7R1
Phone: (250) 286-1193
Fax: (250) 286-1135
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Alternative School Program

For any young person between 15 and 19 years old who is unable to meet their educational goals in a regular school environment, the Alternative School Program gives an opportunity for young adults to obtain a Grade 10 or Grade 11/12 equivalency certificate at their own pace with full-time teachers available for assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
Robron Centre
740 Robron Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7Y9
Phone: (250) 923-4918
Fax: (250) 923-4961
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Junior Alternate Program

Junior Alternate Program serves students who have been directed to attend because they are on long-term suspensions for school-related misbehaviour; students who are chronically ill and unable to attend school; discouraged learners with school phobias, anxiety disorders, histories of social conflicts and deeply embedded defence mechanisms; and students who are mentally ill.more info

Address / Contact Info
Robron Centre
740 Robron Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7Y9
Phone: (250) 923-4918
The Docs are In! Yesterday, today, tomorrow.

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.

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

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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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