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Resource Hub Re: Seniors' Social Isolation - Nanaimo

Community Health Notice posted: 19-Aug-2019 9:25 AM PDT

Below is a link to a website developed as a one-stop knowledge hub for those who are working to reduce seniors' social isolation and to increase their social inclusion.

https://seniorsocialisolation.ca/

The website show cases the resources developed by collective impact projects designed to reduce seniors' social isolation at the population level, funded by the Government of Canada New Horizons Pan-Canadian 2015-2016 program:

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/new-horizons-seniors.html

This website also holds reports and other resources from around the world related to understanding and addressing seniors' social isolation and increasing their social inclusion.


Mental Health / Counselling - Children / Youth Mental Health - Counselling / Therapy

Central Island Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program (CICAPP)

CICAPP services the needs of children and youth with complex mood, anxiety and/or psychotic concerns or complex neuro-developmental and associated psychiatric concerns.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health, Nanaimo
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 519-6720
Phone: (250) 519-6794
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Child and Youth Mental Health (Ministry of Children and Family Development)

The team provides a range of assessment and treatment options for children, youth (0-18 years) and their families, regarding mental health concerns.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development, Child and Youth Mental Health
301-190 Wallace St
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Phone: (250) 741-5701
Fax: (250) 741-5749
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Dr. Shannon Barnsley Psychologist

Child psychologist Dr. Barnsley specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression and behavioural issues. She also treats children and adolescents who struggle with coping with stress, self-esteem, OCD, habit disorders, assertiveness, social skills and behaviour problems such as non-compliance, more info

Address / Contact Info
Dr. Shannon Barnsley Psycologist
301-1621 Dufferin Cres
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5T4
Phone: (250) 591-0702
Classification Tags
Topics: Youth
Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Development

Mental Health Outreach

A NARSF Program. Accessed by referral from Child & Youth Mental Health (MCFD) whereby outreach counsellors assist and support children, youth and families with ongoing emotional and/or behavioral issues through outreach and counselling activities that promote healthy functioning within the home and community environment.more info

Address / Contact Info
201 - 190 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Phone: (250) 754-2773
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions