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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…

Huddol – Platform run by the Canadian Caregiver Network (CCN)

Huddol – Learn from the wisdom of the Huddol community. Huddol is a platform run by the Canadian Caregiver Network (“CCN”), a registered non-profit organization in Montreal, Canada. Huddol is for people over 13 years of age. Find help. Offer help. Collaborate with health professionals and people like you to problem solve and share helpful…

Hope For Wellness Helpline

The Hope for Wellness Helpline – On-Line Chat Counseling Service Call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or use the chat box  to connect with a counsellor on-line Phone and chat counselling is available in English and French. On request, phone counselling is also available in: Cree, …

AA – ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – MUSKRAT FALLS (DISTRICT 16-LABRADOR) 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 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…

CARP – ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION FOR OLDER CANADIANS

CARP is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Formerly known as Canadian Association for Retired Persons, CARP has grown to over 300,000 members. CARP’s mission includes advocating for social change that will bring: Financial security Reasonable and timely access to health care Freedom from ageism CARP: Publishes Zoomer Magazine nine times a year Sponsors…

Family Peer Support – CHANNAL (St. John`s – Mount Pearl)

Family Peer Support  – CHANNAL (St. John`s – Mount Pearl)   It can be difficult to support a loved one through an illness Join other family members and supporters in a confidential, safe, non-judgmental space as individuals share their experience of supporting loved ones living with mental health and addictions issues. No registration required  …

Violence Prevention – Northern Committee Against Violence (NCAV)

Northern Committee Against Violence (NCAV) is one of ten Regional Coordinating Committees that work in partnership with the provincial Violence Prevention Initiative to increase awareness of all forms of violence. NCAV is located in St. Anthony. The website is not available. Contact the Coordinator: darlenerice@gov.nl.ca 709-454-3351

Communication Intermediary Database -Communication Disabilities Access Canada

Victims, witnesses and accused persons who have a disability that affects their communication, may require support communicating with police, legal and justice professionals. Communication Intermediaries facilitate two-way communication with persons with communication disabilities, not caused by significant hearing loss. This database provides a way to search for and communicate with qualified Speech-Language Pathologists (Communication Intermediaries)…

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