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Date updated: April 15, 2019

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…

Dietitians of Canada -Seniors

Dietitians of Canada works with members to raise the profile of the profession. The Seniors page provides posts on  healthy eating such as Shopping for One or Two (Planning), Eating Alone, and Cooking for One or Two.

VPI Communities Against Violence (Western Avalon)

The regional coordinating committees of the Violence Prevention Initiative, a provincial government partnership led by the Office for the Status of Women, provide leadership at the community level to coordinate services for victims of violence. CAV provides public awareness and education related to violence prevention for the Western Avalon region. Call 709-596-0726 or e-mail at info@communitiesagainstviolence.org…

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