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Help for those living with alzheimer's disease.
Expert advice on managing pain.
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Nation-wide organization that champions good mental health. CMHA branches across Canada provide a wide range of innovative services and supports to people who are experiencing mental illness and their families. The North Shore Branch is located at #300 - 1835 Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver.
A directory of Counselling Psychologists, Counsellors and Therapists in BC, indexed by area of practice, type of therapy, location and more.
This site gives you access to non-emergency health information and services at any time. You can also call 811 toll-free to speak with a nurse, dietitian or pharmacist about your health concerns, and to receive assistance in finding a family practice.
Look up a disease or condition, a symptom, a prescription drug, a test or procedure, or sign up for the Clinic's Health Letter.
Browse Health Topics for specific diseases or conditions, get information on drugs and supplements, and find articles and illustrations on many diseases, tests, injuries, and surgeries in the Medical Encyclopedia.
The "Consumer and Patient Health Information Section" of the Medical Library Association (MLA) maintains a list of useful and reliable medical websites based on criteria like credibility, sponsorship/authorship, content, audience, and currency.
This US National Institute of Health site includes research on clinical trials, practices, and information about treatments such as acupuncture, herbal supplements, homeopathy and more.
The Centre provides personal support & information on major mental illnesses - schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety disorders and eating disorders.