HealthLink BC provides reliable non-emergency health information and advice in British Columbia. Information and advice is available by telephone, our website, a mobile app and a collection of print resources.
Through our programs and services, you can get the information you need to make decisions for yourself and those you care for. With our website and telephone service, information is available wherever you want it, any time of the day or night, every day of the year.
Food Insight is the information hub created and curated by nutrition and food safety experts at the International Food Information Council (IFIC). IFIC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization with a mission to effectively communicate science-based information about health, nutrition, food safety and agriculture.
Our resources are derived from peer-reviewed science and the work of authoritative bodies, including the U.S Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the European Food Safety Authority and others. Our consumer research focuses on attitudes and behaviors surrounding nutrition and health.
Health Canada is responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. It ensures that high-quality health services are accessible, and works to reduce health risks.
Since 1995 Celiac.com has provided news, information and support for those on a gluten-free diet due to celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. Celiac.com does not sell any products, and is 100% advertiser supported. The information on our site is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor or trained medical professional.
Celiac.com was created by Scott Adams shortly after he was diagnosed with celiac disease, and it was the first site on the Internet dedicated to the disease. The site is dedicated to summarizing the latest research and news about celiac disease, and for over 20 years its expertly moderated forums have provided crucial support to millions of people in the celiac community.
WorkoutBOX is an online personal trainer providing workout and exercise routines for enthusiasts of all fitness levels.
Do you struggle with anxiety, depression, loss, addiction, family dynamics? We can all feel these at one time or another in our life. Welcome and know you have just taken the first step to bettering your life. My name is Rosemary Fromson and I am a Registered Professional Counsellor, and Clinical Supervisor, Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling. My practice is located in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Together we will plan and find strategies and methods that work for you now and in the future.I am a competent counsellor with over 20 years experience assisting people in the areas of Addictions, Sexual abuse, Violence, Grief & Loss, Chronic Illness, Depression, Anxiety, Relationships, and Family. I believe I can be of assistance to you. I am an Instructor, guest speaker and facilitator with extensive experience facilitating groups. I believe the knowledge necessary to become our authentic selves comes from within. I offer a safe and warm environment where clients are free to express themselves. Focus is on solutions and client centered counselling. As unique individuals your issues are also unique. I promise to listen, reflect back, and offer ways to manage your goals.
The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of British Columbia is a volunteer organization committed to helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis. The Society accomplishes its mission by providing services including: a free and confidential, 24-hour distress line providing immediate, non-judgmental support and community resources stress management and suicide prevention education programs for youth after-hour distress line support for other agencies training volunteers and other community members in crisis intervention and suicide prevention professional development workshops for other organizations innovative crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs within the Society’s mandate.
Individuals who are living with serious illness or have developmental or physical disabilities can turn to JSSA for respectful, quality services. We recognize the impact a serious illness or disability can have on individuals and their families, and we address their concerns.
Through local programs, MCC B.C. works to meet needs here at home. We also support MCC’s work in over 40 countries around the world by raising funds, mobilizing materials and providing international workers.
Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada.
We are a federated charity, which means we are a collective of organizations bound together by a brand and mission. Together, we identify and respond to Canada’s most pressing mental health priorities. At the national level, we push for nationwide system and policy change. At the community level, millions of people in Canada rely on CMHA’s extensive grassroots presence.
The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) promotes the health of babies, children, and adults, and enhances the potential for full, productive living. Our work includes identifying the causes of and preventing birth defects and developmental disabilities, helping children to develop and reach their full potential, and promoting health and well-being among people of all ages with disabilities.
This site includes information about the specialty, the roles and activities of the Association and information for the general public.
MyChild at CerebralPalsy.org provides information, resources, non-legal referrals and unlimited inspiration to all those touched by cerebral palsy.
The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – British Columbia Chapter (CHHA-BC) is a consumer-based, non profit, self-help organization working with hard of hearing consumers and their support networks to decrease isolation and remove barriers by providing: supportive environments, education, resources, referrals, and advocacy. CHHA-BC’s philosophy is that persons who are hard of hearing are productive members of society with rights to full access to their social environment and to freedom from all forms of discrimination.
Our mandate includes providing free, practical tools, resources and research to help address workplace mental health issues and support psychological health and safety in the workplace.
We are not experts in the diagnosis or treatment of mental illness. We have sourced a number of credible resources to assist you if you are interested in learning more about mental illnesses, mental wellness and workplace mental health.
The information contained in these resources does not constitute and should not be relied on as professional advice. Always consult your physician or appropriate healthcare provider with respect to your particular circumstances.
Verywell Health is an award-winning online resource for reliable, understandable, and up-to-date health information on the medical topics that matter most to you. We take a human approach to health and wellness content—a welcome alternative to hyper-clinical health sites.
For more than 20 years, we’ve worked hard to provide you with comprehensive content that you can rely on. Our library of more than 18,000 pieces of content has been written by more than 100 healthcare professionals and industry experts including experienced doctors, nurses, and patient advocates, and is vetted by our panel of board-certified physicians. We provide content you can trust so you’re confident in your next steps to better health.
Food Allergy Canada is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Canadians with food allergies live with confidence.