Resources for Physicians and Service Providers

To find a mental health and addiction service:

The 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 help you to find the right mental health or addiction service
  • Help you make connections

Referral Forms:

Eating Disorder Referral Form:

Adult Eating Disorders Referral for Assessment Form (pdf, 2018)

 

The Grace Centre Referral Forms

Referral Application Form (pdf, 2016)

Medical Assessment Form (pdf, 2016)

 

Hope Valley Youth Treatment Centre Referral Forms (youth, addiction):

Referral Form (pdf, 2014)

Medical Assessment Form (pdf, 2014)

 

Humberwood Referral Form:

Referral Form (pdf, 2017)

 

Out of Province Treatment

Referral Form

 

Smokers' Helpline Referral options

Fax: https://www.smokershelp.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/CARE_Referral_Form_2010.pdf

Online: https://www.smokershelp.net/referral/

 

Strongest Families Referral Form:

Referral form

 

Tuckamore Referral Forms(youth, mental health):

Referral Form:  http://www.easternhealth.ca/DownFile.Aspx?fileid=2997 (pdf, 2014)

Medical Assessment Form: http://www.easternhealth.ca/DownFile.Aspx?fileid=2998 (pdf, 2014)

 

Resources:

Addiction

Online ‘Addiction Medicine' Diploma,

http://www.bccsu.ca/about-the-online-addiction-medicine-diploma/

 

Alcohol

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral,  http://www.sbir-diba.ca

 

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorder Information Centre, http://nedic.ca/

Eating Disorder Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, http://edfnl.ca/

 

Opioids 

Guideline for Opioid Therapy and Chronic Non-cancer Pain,

http://www.cmaj.ca/content/cmaj/189/18/E659.full.pdf

CMAJ 2017 May 8;189:E659-66. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170363

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.

National Guideline for the Clinical Management of Opioid Use Disorder (CRISM 2018), https://crism.ca/projects/opioid-guideline/

Registration information for the BC Provincial ‘Opioid Addiction Treatment' Support Program,

https://www.bccsu.ca/provincial-opioid-addiction-treatment-support-program/

 

Partners

Local and National List, http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/mentalhealth/national_and_local_partners.html

 

Stigma

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 health-care providers and frontline clinicians develop strategies to improve care for people with mental health and addiction problems.

 

Suicide

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)

 

Tobacco

Materials for healthcare providers and people who smoke, https://smokershelp.net/materials/