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Resources

Health Card Information    click here

Residents of Ontario must have a valid health card to show that they are entitled to health care services paid for by OHIP


HELPFUL HEALTH CARE LINKS

WebMD    www.webmd.com
Credible and in-depth medical news, features, reference material, and online community programs

Family Doctor    www.Familydoctor.org
Health information for the whole family

Medline Plus    www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus
Will direct you to information to help answer health questions

Healthy Ontario    www.healthyontario.com
A Government of Ontario site that provides the health information, and advice on healthcare, and was designed to help people connect to current health news, programs and services that encourages healthy living and overall wellness

Canadian Health Agency    www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/chn-rcs/index-eng.php
Goal is to strengthen Canada’s capacity to protect and improve the health of Canadian.

College of Family Physicians-Patient Resources   www.cfpc.ca/forpatients/
Approved links for patients.

Choosing Wisely Canada  www.choosingwiselycanada.org/materials/
Plain language, patient friendly material.

Alzheimer Society of Canada   www.alzheimer.ca/en

Anxiety B.C.  www.anxietybc.com
Coping strategies and resources for dealing with anxiety.

Diabetes Canada     www.diabetes.ca
A leading expert and authority on diabetes in Canada – and around the world.

#GETLOUD for Mental Health (PDF)

 

DRUGS & MEDICATIONS

MedEffect Canada    www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/medeff/index-eng.php
A  Health Canada website which provides consumers, patients, and health professionals with easy access to information on drugs and other health products

Guidelines and information on the safe use of Cannabis Products

www.kflaph.ca/en/healthy-living/Cannabis.aspx

 

NUTRITION

HealthLinks BC   www.dialadietitian.org

Part of an evolving tele-health care platform that provides multi-disciplined comprehensive self-care and health system navigation service.

Dietitians of Canada  www.dietitians.ca

The trusted source for all things foods and nutrition. Read about the latest in nutrition news or find information on a variety of health conditions and nutrition topics.

Unlock Food   www.unlockfood.ca/en/default.aspx

On UnlockFood.ca you’ll find information on nutrition, food and healthy eating as well as recipes, videos and interactive healthy eating tools.  The content is written and reviewed by dietitians using trusted information.

eaTracker  www.eatracker.ca

Designed to help you monitor your food intake and physical activity, plan your meals and analyze recipes. You can sign up to set goals and check your progress.

Where to get food in Thunder Bay www.tbdhu.com/health-topics/healthy-eating/thunder-bay-community-food-program-map

An interactive map of healthy eating resources.

Gastrointestinal Society  www.badgut.org

Learn more about a variety of digestive disorders.

Super Healthy Kids  www.superhealthykids.com

Find recipes, meal plans and free courses to help you and your family stay healthy.

Eating Well  www.eatingwell.com

Search through a variety of meal plans and recipes suited to your needs.

Heart and Stroke Healthy Weight Action Plan www.heartandstroke.ca/-/media/pdf-files/canada/health-information-catalogue/en-healthy-weight-action-plan-booklet-f13v1.ashx

A condensed print version of our online program.

Food Record (Word Doc)

Food and Symptoms Journal (PDF)

Meal Planning Tool (PDF)

Just the Basics – Nutrition Guidelines for Managing Diabetes (PDF)

Glycemic Index of Foods (PDF)

Increasing Fiber (PDF)

Healthy Snacks Ideas (PDF)

Healthy Snacks for Teens (PDF)

Set goals for healthy weight loss

http://www.unlockfood.ca/en/Articles/Weight-Loss/10-SMART%E2%80%9D-Healthy-Eating-Goals.aspx

Healthy, delicious recipes and menu planning help

https://www.cookspiration.com/home.aspx

Healthy eating tips for the holidays

https://choosemyplate-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/printablematerials/2013-HolidayMakeoverInfographic.pdf

 

 

WOMEN’S HEALTH

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada    www.sexualityandu.org
Credible and up-to-date information and education on sexual health.

Hospital for Sick Children    www.motherisk.org
Treating the mother and protecting the unborn

Newman Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute  www.drjacknewman.com
Evidence-based information on breastfeeding

Umbrella Health Clinic  umbrellaclinic.com

Provides sexual health services for all ages, all genders, and all orientations in Thunder Bay.

 

 

PEDIATRICS (Children’s Health)

Caring for Kids (through the Canadian Pediatric Society)      www.caringforkids.cps.ca
designed to provide parents with information about their child’s health and well-being

Healthy Child Development  www.knowledge.offordcentre.com
Access to important and up-to-date information regarding healthy child development

 

HEALTH AGENCIES

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health    www.camh.net
Combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues

The Canadian Cancer Society    www.cancer.ca
A national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

The Arthritis Society    www.arthritis.ca
Searching for the underlying causes and subsequent cures for arthritis, and promoting the best possible care and treatment for people with arthritis.

Heart & Stroke Foundation    www.heartandstroke.on.ca
All the content is Canadian, current and has been developed and approved by Heart and Stroke Foundation medical and other experts

Canadian Association for Mental Health    www.camh.ca
 

 

Mental Health

Thunder Bay Free Counselling Services (PDF)

Thunder Bay Counselling Walk-in www.tbaycounselling.com/en/walk-in-counselling/

Advanced Care Planning www.advancecareplanning.ca/

Links to self-management resources may help to deal with your personal situation. If you would like to speak with one of our Social Workers, ask your doctor.  Click here.

 

Guidelines for Concussion Treatment and diagnosis (Canadian Neurotrauma Foundation)

Guidelines for Patients Under 18  Click here

Guidelines for Adults (Over 18)  Click here