Health Resources

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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 Addictions Resources



Private Lactation Consultant Services (fee).

Laleche League Canada.


Learn about your individual cancer risk

Canadian Cancer Society

Learn about cancer screening and prevention – Cancer Care Ontario

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation


Love Your Brain Yoga: Resources and Programs for patients with Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion


For patients with sensitive skin, eczema, dermatitis or rosacea – list of products with little chance of causing skin reactions


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

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


Intermittent Fasting Information –

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

Low carb and keto made simple

“Life in the Fasting Lane” and “The Obesity Code” by Dr. Jason Fung (Speak with a Registered Dietician for Free at 1-877-510-5102)

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

Ellyn Satter Institute resources for healthy eating

Low FODMAP Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, information & app


Calcium Calculator


OHIP-funded physiotherapy – information and locations

Information and resources on back pain

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)


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

Come as you are Co-operative –  online information and shop with anti-capitalist and feminist approach to sexual pleasure, health, and education

Platform offering women a holistic approach to sexual health and wellness

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