Groups

Mental Health – The Mental health Team provides support and services through groups in the IDC. Changeways is a group that helps clients manage depression. For information contact IDCinfo@providencehealth.bc.ca  

Chili & Chat Group - Enjoy a warm bowl of Chili or Soup.  Give us feedback on how we are doing, what we can improved on or simply engage in conversation with fellow patients.  Facilitated by a Positive Living Peer.  Every Thursday 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM.

Smoking Cessation Group - Want to cut back or quit smoking? Come and join us every Wednesday  2:00 AM- 4:00 PM in the Group Room.  Each group includes goal setting, discussion, Access to Nicotine Replacement, light snacks and a Prize draw.  Contact Eric at Eeligh@providencehealth.bc.ca or Liz at Lkirkpatrick2@providencehealth.bc.ca for more information

Rewarding Change Group - A group for folks struggling with stimulant use: crack, cocaine, crystal meth, speed.  Offered every Monday 2:30 - 3:30.  Contact Eric Eeligh@providencehealth.bc.ca for more information.

Hepatitis C Education Group - Interested in learning more about Hepatitis C and Hepatitis C treatment.  Come join our Nurses to talk about your liver health every Tuesday from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM.  For more information contact Leslie Lbeech@providencehealth.bc.ca or Rachelle rfunaro@providencehealth.bc.ca

Community Kitchen – The dietician and social worker offer a monthly Community Kitchen monthly on Tuesdays. Participants decide on the themes and share in cooking a healthy, balanced meal on a budget. All cooking skills and abilities are welcome and all supplies are provided. For more information, contact Kho@providencehealth.bc.ca

Community Voice Mail – A voice mail service (operated through Lu’ma Native Health Society) is available for IDC patients. Individuals are given a unique phone number for a secure and confidential voice mail which they can access from any phone. For more information, see a social worker or peer navigator.

Aboriginal Services – Outreach and support through our Aboriginal Health and Wellnees Team is available to IDC patients. Contact Rebecca at Rhatch@providencehealth.bc.ca or Neil Fowler Nfowler@providencehealth.bc.ca

Emergency Nutrition Support – In an effort to help address food insecurity issues, the IDC offers support for immediate nutrition needs and helps individuals identify longer term solutions. Contact Kho@providencehealth.bc.ca