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SJHH ... / Health Services/ Mental Health & Addiction Services/ Mental Health Services/ Women's Health Concerns Clinic (WHCC)/ Additional Resources

Additional Resources

General

COAST: Crisis Outreach and Support Team
24-Hour Crisis Line: (905) 972-8338
Website: www.coasthamilton.ca

MedBroadcast
Canadian Health, Disease, & Medication Information
Website: www.medbroadcast.com

Canadian Women’s Health Network
Sharing information, resources and strategies, and building links to improve women’s health.
Website: www.cwhn.ca

Women’s Health Matters
Women’s health information written and reviewed by experts at Women’s College Hospital.
Website: www.womenshealthmatters.ca

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
The SOGC’s mission is to promote excellence in the practice of obstetrics and gynecology and to advance the health of women through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, outreach and education.
Phone: 1 (800) 561-2416
Website: www.sogc.org

Pregnancy and Postpartum

Motherisk
Provides evidence-based information about the risk or safety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbal products, chemicals, x-rays, chronic disease and infections, and everyday exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
Phone: 1 (877) 439-2744
Website: www.motherisk.org

Nurse-Family Partnership
Provides Maternal and Early Childhood Health Programs to Families Most in Need Health Connections.
Phone: (905) 546-3550
Website: www.nursefamilypartnership.org

Postpartum Education for Parents
A non-profit corporation staffed entirely by volunteers, all of whom have been trained to provide answers and act as objective, nonjudgmental listeners.
Phone: 1 (805) 564-3888
Website: www.sbpep.org

The Marcé Society
An international society for the understanding, prevention and treatment of mental illness related to childbearing.
Website: www.marcesociety.com

PSI: Postpartum Support International
This organization provides current information, resources, and education, and advocates for further research and legislation to support perinatal mental health. There is an online support group as well as “chat with an expert” phone support.
Website: www.postpartum.net

The Online PPD Support Group
The purpose of this organization is to offer information, support, and assistance to those dealing with postpartum mood disorders, their families, friends, physicians and counselors. They are a resource for finding help and offer support from others through their forums, email group and chat rooms.
Website: www.ppdsupportpage.com

Menopause

NAMS: The North American Menopause Society
A leading resource on all aspects of menopause to both healthcare providers and the public.
Website: www.menopause.org

Menopauseandu.ca
This website brings trustworthy information about menopause and osteoporosis to the general public and health professionals.
Phone: 1 (800) 561-2416
Website: www.menopauseandu.ca

 


 

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