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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) - Nanaimo

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and rehab support for adults with complex recovery needs ranging from chemical dependency or serious mental illness or co-occuring disorders AND significant impairment in functioning.

ACT serves clients with serious mental illnesses that are complex and who have very significant functional impairments.

ACT services are delivered by a group of mental health staff from a variety of disciplines, who work as a team and provide the majority of treatment services.

ACT services are individually tailored to the needs of each client.

ACT teams are mobile and deliver services in the community.more info

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Island Health , Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSU)
Nanaimo , BC
Phone: (250) 739-5710
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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

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Island Health, Nanaimo
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 519-6720
Phone: (250) 519-6794
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Central Island Healthy Lifestyles: Shapedown BC

Helping families in Central Vancouver Island achieve a healthier lifestyle, and improve overall physical and emotional well-being. more info

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Central Island Healthy Lifestyles
#39-1925 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1H1
Phone: (250) 755-7955
Fax: (250) 755-7946
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Communicable Disease Clinic

Counselling and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. testing and referral for communicable diseases and TB, and Central Island viral hepatitis service. Appointments required.more info

Address / Contact Info
8 - 1599 Dufferin Crescent
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5L5
Phone: (250) 740-2615
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Clinical Headings: Public Health

Connect Hearing

Looking for hearing aids in Nanaimo? As you may as already know, even milder cases of hearing loss have the potential to compromise your connection with surroundings, favourite pastimes and even your friends and family. At Connect Hearing, we carry a huge range of advanced hearing devices – including Behind-the-Ear, In-the-Canal and Invisible Open Technology – that match your lifestyle and your budget. Our mission is to enable you to live life to its fullest. Make an appointment today to get started! more info

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4-1150 Terminal Ave N, 105-6560 Island Hwy N
, Nanaimo, BC, V9V 1K8
Phone: (250) 754-9233
Phone: (250) 390-1113
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Community Headings: MSP

Craniosacaral Therapy

This type light touch body work therapy is ideal for pain, stress, anxiety, PTSD, brain injuries, chronic fatigue, emotional issues, birth trauma and so much more. I create a mindful, safe place for releasing tension in the body. It is calming and transforming. more info

Address / Contact Info
Craniotherapyclinic, Applecross Business Centre, A8
Applecross Business Centre 8A - 6421 Applecross Road, Foundations Complementary Health Centre 172 Weld St, Parksville, BC V9P 2H4
, Nanaimo/Parksville, BC, V9V 1N1
Phone: (250) 644-8084
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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 ‎Wellness 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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Food Safety

Environmental Health Officers conduct more than 7,000 inspections of restaurants, food facilities and stores annually. We also educate food handlers and consumers about safe food handling practices.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 750-1113
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Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Nutrition, Public Health
Community Headings: Food Security

Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy Nanaimo

Ronald E. Thompson, ACCHT - Certified Hypnotherapist
Advanced Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
When you first hear Ron's life story you can't help but admire him for his strength and courage to get through life every day with a smile on his face and a fantastic positive attitude even after all that he has endured in the last seven years of his life. He likes to joke that he's becoming just like the six million dollar man because of all that has been done to him medically in the last few years.

Over the years Ron has endured several amputations, and presently wears an above knee prosthesis on his right leg, and he's had a kidney transplant, and a cornea transplant along with cataract surgery . All that said you will never meet a more positive man.
Ron's professional attitude and compassion ensure that his clients receive the highest level of attention and care. Ron is a passionate and a patient Hypnotherapist with a firsthand knowledge of the day to day issues of life and the help needed to move forward.

Contact Ron Thompson - ACCHT Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
Tracy Thompson ACCHT - ACCHT Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist

Email: info.nhc@shaw.ca

Phone: 250-755-6479

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Nanaimo Hypnotherapy Center , Alternative Therapy-Wellness-Hypnosis , Hypnotherapy, 806 Townsite Rd, Nanaimo, BC , Hypnotherapists
806 Townsite Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1L7
Phone: (250) 755-6479
Phone: (250) 739-4609
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