Resources for Physicians and Service Providers

To find a mental health and addiction service:

  • Go to http://www.bridgethegapp.ca/, or your Regional Health Authority website
  • Call or email the Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Systems Navigator at 752-3916 or 1-877-999-7589; VRS calls are welcome; barry.hewitt@easternhealth.ca
    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

 

Referral Forms:

Hope Program/Eating Disorder Referral Form:
Ch-0016 Mental Health and Addictions Services Referral Form (PDF, 2013)

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)

The Grace Centre Referral Forms

Referral Application Form (pdf, 2016)

Medical Assessment Form (pdf, 2016)

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:

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.

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.

Community Partners Link: http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/mentalhealth/community_partners.html

 

Cannabis

Canada's Lower-Risk Cannabis Guidelines (pdf, 2018)

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