Drugs.com is the most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online. Providing free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products.
A wealth of non-judgmental information about the effects of psychoactive drugs reported by users and experts.
Medscape from WebMD offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the web’s most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools.
Developed in partnership with Health Canada, this mobile app allows you to earn Air Miles, SCENE Points, and a variety of other rewards by participating in walking challenges and surveys.
Guidelines for people living with diabetes on how to meal plan effectively to manage your chronic condition.
Resources to prevent and protect against strokes, and to keep your heart in good shape.
Provided by the BC Centre for Disease Control, Get Checked Online allows you to sign up and get tested for chlamydia, gonnorrhea, HIV, syphilis and hepatitis C by simply printing out the form at home, then delivering samples to a lab near you.
One of REACH's partners, HIM provides safe and confidential HIV screening for gay men. They will be providing services in REACH's new building at 1145 Commercial Drive starting this spring.
From their site: "SexandU.ca takes a real-life approach to the questions and issues around sex and sexuality that matter most to Canadians. From talking about sex, to lifestyle choices, to contraception awareness and sexually trasmitted infections, SexandU.ca provides accurate, credible, and up-to-date information and education on topics related to sexual and reproductive health."
WISH is a drop-in centre for street-based sex workers that provides women with a safe space to relax and take care of themselves in a women-only environment.
From their site: "We offer sexual and reproductive health care, information, and education from a feminist, pro-choice, sex positive perspective." Nonjudgmental and honest, Options is a fantastic resource to learn more about sex, pregnancy, and sexual health.
A comprehensive resource for education on HIV and hepatitis C, including news, risks, and healthy living with a diagnosis.
News, research, and training to do with HIV/AIDS.
From the site: "Chee Mamuk is a provincial Aboriginal program that provides innovative and culturally appropriate training, educational resources and wise practice models in STIs, hepatitis and HIV."
YouthCO is a for youth, by youth resource that aims to reduce the stigma associated with these HIV and hepatitis C. They host workshops and provide resources to organizations and individuals, and can connect you with physical locations as well as provide online assistance.
NewToBC is a library link for immigrants to British Columbia that provides you with information about living in BC and how to access library resources in different languages.
Recommended by our physicians here at REACH, Patient.info is a fantastic resource for general information on conditions, symptoms, and treatment. You can also find patient forums to discuss and connect with others that have similar experiences.
The government of Canada's official website.
An resource for information on menstruation, ovulation, and fertility. Great for women looking for answers to questions or to understand more about their menstrual cycle.
A hub for information about health for transgender folks here in BC, coordinated by the Provincial Health Services Authority.
A clear and thorough explanation of Jordan's Principle, an important law that ensures Indigenous children get access to the care they need. Learn more on the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) website.
Information on a variety of mental health disorders, including ADHD, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, binge eating, and bipolar disorder.
A helpful service to identify various housing, mental health, transportation, or financial services and organizations close to you.
An app for your iPhone or Android device that aims to promote mental wellness by helping you relax and help yourself with issues like social anxiety, performance anxiety, intense emotions, or conflict.
A mailing list and online resource "for families coping with a loved one with a mental illness."
A personal wellness management app for iPhone and Android smartphones that teaches coping skills, keeps track of appointments, and facilitates regular mental health check-ins.
An interactive app for youth ages 12-24 focusing on mental health and substance abuse.
A resource focusing on teaching Cognitive Behavioural Therapy through customized online courses.
A resource on attachment, parenting, and mindfulness good for parents looking to understand behaviour and family dynamics.
From the site: "The Icarus Project is a support network and education project by and for people who experience the world in ways that are often diagnosed as mental illness. We advance social justice by fostering mutual aid practices that reconnect healing and collective liberation. We transform ourselves by transforming the world around us."
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