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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)

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

Referral Form (pdf, 2014)

Medical Assessment Form (pdf, 2014)

Humberwood Referral Form:

Referral Application Form 

Medical Assessment Form

The Grace Centre Referral Forms:

Referral Application Form (pdf, 2016)

Medical Assessment Form (pdf, 2016)

Out of Province Treatment

Referral Form


Smokers’ Helpline Referral options

Referral Program:


Tuckamore Referral Forms(youth, mental health):

Referral Form: (pdf, 2014)

Medical Assessment Form: (pdf, 2014)




Online ‘Addiction Medicine’ Diploma,


Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral:



Guideline for Opioid Therapy and Chronic Non-cancer Pain,

- 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),


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



Local and National List,




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.




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)




Materials for healthcare providers and people who smoke,

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