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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 - Community Support - Mental Health

BC Schizophrenia Society

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Address / Contact Info
200 - 1585 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1G4
Phone: (250) 753-9923
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Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions

Columbian Centre Society

Provides rehabilitative residences and community oriented support services for adults with a psychiatric disability including those with addictions.more info

Address / Contact Info
2356 Rosstown Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 3R7
Phone: (250) 758-8711
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Cycle for Health

GNCC promotes cycling as a tool to make a positive change for people with mental and physical health issues. Using cycling as a therapy as part of a ā€ˇWellness Recovery Action Plan, has had great success. Regular bike riding has proven to be effective with mental health conditions such as depression, stress and anxiety. We encourage any individual that would want to join us for regular rides to contact us. GNCC is looking to partner with local health organizations and professionals.more info

Address / Contact Info
Greater Nanaimo Cycling Coalition
Box 441, Station A
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5L3
Phone: (778) 269-5642
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Mental Health and Substance Use Access Services

No appointment necessary.
Acute Mental Health Telephone Crisis Line
Community Mental Health Services
Postpartum Depression Support
Walk-In Counselling Clinic
Adult Addiction Services, 3151 Barons Road, Nanaimo, BC
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Address / Contact Info
203 - 2000 Island Hwy North (Brooks Landing)
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 739-5710
Fax: (250) 755-3310