Health Resources



General health resources in Ottawa:

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Abuse & Sexual Assault

The Ottawa Hospital: Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program

Assaulted Women’s Helpline 1-866-863-0511

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre 613-562-2333

The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa



Ottawa Addictions Access and Referral Services

Ottawa Mental Health and Addiction Resource list





Private Lactation Consultant Services (fee).

Laleche League Canada.



Learn about cancer risk

Canadian Cancer Society

Learn about cancer screening and prevention – Cancer Care Ontario

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation



Diet for Diabetes

Diabetes education programs


Heart and Stroke

Diet for High Cholesterol

Diet for High Blood Pressure



Routine Childhood Immunization Schedule for Ontario

Ministry of Health Info on Immunizations

Public Health Canada: Immunization Fact or Fiction


Lung Disesae


Mental health

**NEW**  Online self-help peer support forum that any Ontario patient can access for free. Anonymous peer support for depression, anxiety, etc & access to self-help resources and tools.  The forum is moderated by a trained therapist.

Healthy Mind App- Royal Ottawa Hospital problem solving tool to deal with emotions

Meditation & Mindfulness

Online self-help for Depression & Anxiety

Searchable Database of Community Resources and Supports

Mental Health Crisis Line

Distress Centre – Ottawa and Region

Ottawa psychologists


Men’s Health

Health strategies for men, for managing and preventing depression



Canadian Clinicians for Therapeutic Nutrition – Using nutrition to improve health & treat metabolic disease

Low carb and keto made simple (Speak with a Registered Dietician for Free at 1-877-510-5102)

Dieticians of Canada – Info on eating well + Search for a local Dietician



Calcium Calculator



OHIP-funded physiotherapy – information and locations

Information on safe opioid prescribing

Living with chronic pain workshops



Directory of Resources for Parents

Ontario Early Years Centres



What You Need to Know About Fever

Parents’ Lifelines of Eastern Ontario: Child and Youth Mental Health


Pregnancy and prenatal care

Motherisk – Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Info 1-877-439-2744 (Motherisk Helpline)



**NEW**  Web-based series of free educational videos and other resources for caregivers, families, and patients coping with dementia

Home and community care

Regional geriatric programs


Sexual health 

Sexual health, contraception, sexually transmitted infections

HPV facts


Smoking cessation


Travel health

Travel Health Info

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention – search by destination for health info for travelers


Women’s health

Cervical cancer screening


Youth mental health

Children’s mental health centre up to age 12

Youth service bureau age 12-18

Parent’s Lifeline of Eastern Ontario PLEO