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Date updated: October 9, 2019

Delirium Isn’t ‘Just Part of Getting Older’- What you need to know

As many as half of hospital patients age 65 and older develop delirium. Once thought of as something ordinary — something that “just happens” to people as they get older — today, geriatricians and hospitals across the U.S. recognize the dangers of delirium and are increasingly creating programs and protocols to prevent, detect and treat it. Delirium…

Eastern Health. Health Information Website

NEW WEBSITE from Eastern Health. Hi or Health information is a guide to wellness. It has a search bar and a menu with topics under Healthy Living , Life Stages, For Communities, All Topics from A-Z, and Hot Topics. Life Stages include Adult (ages 18+) and Seniors (ages 65+).

AA – ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – DISTRICT 14, Avalon Area NL

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. As a self-help program, AA is self-supporting and not led by professionals. AA is widespread and welcomes a diverse membership with a wide range of interests, backgrounds, and experiences. Alcoholics Anonymous groups oppose no one and express no views…

AA – ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – DISTRICT 15- ST. JOHN’S AREA, NL

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. As a self-help program, AA is self-supporting and not led by professionals. AA is widespread and welcomes a diverse membership with a wide range of interests, backgrounds, and experiences. Alcoholics Anonymous groups oppose no one and express no views…

Burin Peninsula Community Coalition for Mental Health and Wellness

In 2017 Eastern Health partnered with town councils and community agencies on the Burin Peninsula to form a Coalition for Mental Health & Wellness. This coalition will foster a healthy community for all around positive mental health and wellness. There will be  a specific focus on suicide awareness, suicide prevention, suicide intervention and post-suicide support.

Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic (Memorial University)

MTS Pharmacists help patients understand their medications better.  The clinic provides a chance for people to make sure they are taking the best medications for them . This service is good for people who have been taking three or more medications over a number of years. The Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic at Memorial University sees patients…

Eastern Health. Falls Prevention – Finding Balance

Finding Balance is an awareness campaign targeted for adults aged 55 and older living in the Eastern Health region. It focuses on real life strategies that adults can use to prevent falls. The four key messages are: Watch Your Step Speak Up About Dizziness Check Your Medications Keep Active

Gathering Place (St. John’s)

The  Gathering Place programs and services are offered primarily to people who are homeless or live in less than desirable housing conditions, people who are seeking respite from poverty or isolation and people who are often unemployed and to people who do not have adequate social supports at this time in their lives. The Gathering…

Mental Health and Addictions Provincial Systems Navigator

Are you having finding the mental health and addiction system too difficult to navigate or connect with? It is often difficult to find Information on and contact to resources needed. The Mental Health and Addictions Provincial Systems Navigator helps improve the client’s mental health journey by increasing knowledge/awareness problem solving to figure out next steps; consider…

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