CHRONIC CONDITIONS

Alzheimer’s
www.alzheimer.ca
www.alzheimer-ottawa-rc.org

Arthritis
www.arthritis.ca

Asthma
www.asthma.ca

Diabetes
www.diabetes.ca

 

Heart and Stroke

www.heartandstroke.com

www.cvtoolbox.com

www.ottawaheart.ca

 

Lung Disesae

www.on.lung.ca

www.lungs.ca

 

Osteoporosis

www.osteoporosis.ca

 

CANCER

Canadian Cancer Society
www.cancer.ca

Cancer Care Ontario
www.cancercare.on.ca

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
www.cbcf.org

Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada
www.colorectal-cancer.ca

Lung Cancer Canada
www.lungcancercanada.ca

Ovarian Cancer Canada
www.ovariancanada.org

Prostate Cancer Canada
www.prostatecancer.ca

 

MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS

Canadian Mental Health Association
www.cmha.ca

Searchable Database of Community Resources and Supports
www.e-mentalhealth.ca/site/ottawa

Mental Health Crisis Line
www.crisisline.ca
613-722-6914

Distress Centre – Ottawa and Region
www.dcottawa.on.ca/english/services/247-support/distress-line.html
613-238-3311


RAPE, ASSAULT, AND ABUSE 24-HOUR HELPLINES

The Ottawa Hospital: Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program

http://www.ottawahospital.on.ca/wps/portal/Base/TheHospital/ClinicalServices/DeptPgrmCS/Programs/SexualAssaultAndPartnerAbuseCareProgram

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

www.awhl.org

1-866-863-0511

 Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre

www.orcc.net

613-562-2333

 The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa

www.sascottawa.com

 

CHILDREN’S HEALTH

Information for Parents on Child Health Topics from the Canadian Pediatric Society

www.caringforkids.cps.ca

 

CHEO Programs and Health Info

http://www.cheo.on.ca/en/HealthBitsAZ

 

What You Need to Know About Fever

www.cheo.on.ca/en/treat-fever

 

Parents’ Lifelines of Eastern Ontario: Child and Youth Mental Health

www.pleo.on.ca

 

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT IN OTTAWA

City of Ottawa Baby Express and Breastfeeding Support Drop-in Clinics

http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/public-health/pregnancy-and-babies/baby-express-and-breastfeeding-support-drop-ins

 

Private Lactation Consultant Services (fee)

www.ovlc.net

 

Laleche League Canada

www.lllc.ca/find-group-ontario?city=ottawa

 

City of Ottawa: Breastfeeding Info and Resources

http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/public-health/breastfeeding

 

Breastfeeding resources and General Breastfeeding Info

www.ottawabreastfeeds.ca

 

Breast Pump Rental and Sales

White Cross Dispensary: 264 Elgin St, 613-233-4029

 

 

NUTRITION ADVICE

Canada’s Food Guide

www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index-eng.php

 

Eating Well and Finding a Dietician

www.eatrightontario.ca (Speak with a Registered Dietician for Free at 1-877-510-5102)

 

Calcium Requirements

http://www.osteoporosis.ca/osteoporosis-and-you/nutrition/calcium-requirements/

 

Calcium Calculator

http://www.osteoporosis.ca/osteoporosis-and-you/nutrition/calculate-my-calcium/

 

Dieticians of Canada – Info on eating well + Search for a local Dietician

www.dieticians.ca

 

Diet for High Cholesterol

www.cvtoolbox.com/downloads/diets/high_cholesterol_eating_plan_2010.pdf

 

Diet for Diabetes

www.cvtoolbox.com/downloads/diets/type2_diabetes_eating_plan_2010.pdf

 

Diet for High Blood Pressure

www.cvtoolbox.com/downloads/diets/hypertension_eating_plan_2010.pdf

 

PREGNANCY AND PRENATAL CARE

Prenatal Classes

http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/public-health/pregnancy-and-babies/prenatal-classes-offered-ottawa

 

Motherisk – Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Info

www.motherisk.org

1-877-439-2744 (Motherisk Helpline)

 

Dieticians of Canada

www.dietitians.ca/Dietitians-Views/Prenatal-and-Infant.aspx

 

IMMUNIZATIONS

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Routine Childhood Immunization Schedule for Ontario

www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/immunization/docs/routine_poster.pdf

 

Immunize Canada

www.immunize.ca

 

Ministry of Health Info on Immunizations

www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/immunization

 

Public Health Canada: Immunization Fact or Fiction

www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/im/iyc-vve/fiction-eng.php#b

 

Flu/H1N1

www.fightflu.ca

 

 

LABORATORY LOCATIONS AND INFO ABOUT PREPARING FOR TESTS

www.gamma-dynacare.com/Content/Patients/PSCs.aspx

 

PARENTING RESOURCES

Parent Resource Centre

www.parentresource.ca

 

Directory of Resources for Parents

www.incredibledirectory.ca

 

Ontario Early Years Centres

www.oeyc.edu.gov.on.ca

 

MULTIDISCIPLINARY HEALTH SERVICES AVAILABLE IN OTTAWA

www.champlainhealthline.ca/index.aspx?region=Ottawa

 


 TRAVEL MEDICINE

Contact List for Travel Clinics in Ottawa

http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/public-health/healthcare/travel-medicine-clinics-and-physicians-serving-city-ottawa

 

Travel Health Info

www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/index-eng.php

 

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention – search by destination for health info for travelers

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list/?s_cid=cdc_homepage_topmenu_003

 

 

SMOKING CESSATION

Smoke-Free Ontario

www.mhp.gov.on.ca/en/smoke-free/quit-smoking.asp

 

Smoker’s Helpline

www.smokershelpline.ca

 

 

SKIN/ HAIR/ NAILS

www.dermatology.ca/skin-hair-nails/#!/skin-hair-nails/skin/

 

 

GENERAL HEALTH

Healthy Ontario

www.healthyontario.com

 

Public Health Agency of Canada

www.publichealth.gc.ca

 

Sexual Health

www.sexualityandu.ca

 

 

WOMEN’S HEALTH

Women’s Health Matters

www.womenshealthmatters.ca

Menopause

www.menopauseandu.ca

 

RECOMMENDED PHYSIOTHERAPY CLINICS

OC3 - Ottawa Collaborative Care Centre

www.OC3.ca

 

Motion Matters Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic

www.motionmatters.ca

 

Killens Reid Physiotherapy Clinic

www.killensreid.com

 

Physiotherapy on Kent

www.physiotherapyonkent.com