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

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

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

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/

 

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/