705-740-6867

Resources


EMERGENCY SERVICES

Emergency Dept PRHC:

705-742-4391
Only ER facility in Peterborough. Urgent patient care for adults & children

Telehealth Ontario:

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario/
1-866-797-0000 (24 hours)
Free, confidential phone service for health advice or general health info from registered nurse

Pediatric Outpatient Clinic (POP):

http://www.prhc.on.ca/cms/pediatric-outpatient-clinic

LOCAL AGENCIES

LIFE LABS
Alexander Medical Clinic
849 Alexander Court, Unit 106
Open Monday to Friday
7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Bus – take #5 Charlotte W bus from main terminal
Can book app’t @ lifelabs.com

 

Dynacare LaboratoryPeterborough Clinic
26 Hospital Drive
705-876-7313
Open Monday to Friday
7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday – 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Bus – take #5 Charlotte W bus from main terminal
Can book check in time @ dynacare.ca (app)

 

Gender Journeys:

http://www.cmhahkpr.ca
Provides programming, education and support services for trans, 2-spirit, gender diverse and individuals questioning their gender identity

Kinark

http://www.kinarck.on.ca
Services and supports in child and youth mental health, autism, mental health/youth justice

Rainbow Youth:

http://parn.ca/community-building/rainbow-youth
The Rainbow Youth Program works to make lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, 2-spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ+) youth feel safe, included, and empowered in Peterborough and the four counties.

Peterborough Youth Services:

http://www.pysonline.ca/
Counselling and support to youth aged 10-18 and their families. Individual, family and group counselling

Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre:

http://www.kawarthasexualassaultcentre.com
Supports for those affected by sexual violence – offering individual and group counselling, workshops, peer support, public education & professional training

Peterborough Public Health

http://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca
Peterborough Public Health serves residents throughout the City and County of Peterborough and offers a wide range of programs and services ranging from healthy eating workshops, poverty reduction initiatives, and oral health clinics to controlling infectious disease outbreaks, water safety and sexual health clinic services.

Peterborough Family Health Team

http://www.peterboroughfht.com
Peterborough Family Health Team is one of the first Family Health Teams in Ontario. Provide a team-based approach to patient care and support the family doctors working within the Family Health Organizations (FHO).

LGBTQ* Task Force & Health Care Coalition

https://www.facebook.com/LGBTQTaskForce/
The mission of the LGBTQ* Task Force for Peterborough City & County is: To foster a spirit of inter-sectorial (e.g. health, education, business, law enforcement, volunteer and support services) collaboration and multidisciplinary participation in initiatives that advocate for, develop and promote a sustained culture of opportunity, equity and inclusivity for individuals of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions (LGBTQ) in the City and County of Peterborough.

WEBSITES / APPS / BOOKS

Disclaimer:  The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The listed resources are intended to support patients and families in making informed decisions about their health and well-being, not to replace the relationship that exists between a patient/website user and their health professional. Inclusion of any resource in this website does not constitute an official endorsement of a product or service by Dr. Lokanathan.

GENERAL MEDICAL

What Matters to You:

http://www.whatmatterstoyou.scot
Aims to encourage & support more meaningful conversations between health and social services providers and those who receive services

Mayo Clinic

http://www.mayoclinic.org/Canada
General medical information

Uptodate

http://www.uptodate.com
Free patient portal with current information.

Speak up

http://www.advancecareplanning.ca/resource/ontario/
Aims to raise awareness of Canadians about the importance of advance care planning and to equip them with the tools they need to effectively engage in the process.

Travel Health

http://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/travel-health.html

KIDS’ HEALTH

About Kids Health

http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca
From the Hospital for Sick Children

Mind Masters

http://www.cheo.on.ca/en/MindMasters
Helps children develop social and emotional skills through mindfulness

SEXUAL & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Motherisk

http://www.motherisk.org
Provides information on safety of medications & other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Sex and U:

http://www.sexandu.ca
Real life approach to questions around sex and sexuality

Menopause and U:

http://www.menopauseandu.ca
The facts on menopause from Canada’s experts

PAP testing & HPV:

http://www.paptestinfo.ca
http://www.hpvinfo.ca
http://cdc.gov/hpv

MENTAL HEALTH

Peterborough Counselling & Resource Centre – 705-742-4258

 www.ccrc-ptbo.com 

Canadian Mental Health Association – 705-748-6711

www.cmhahkpr.ca 

Four Counties Addiction Services Team  – 705-876-1292

www.fourcast.ca

4 Counties Crisis Line

 705-745-6484     or     Toll Free   1-866-995-9933

Anxiety BC:

http://www.anxietybc.com
A wealth of information to help people (of all ages) learn and practice effective strategies to manage anxiety

Adverse Childhood Experiences Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/resources.html
Resources related to investigation on childhood abuse and neglect and impact on later life health and well-being

ADHD

CADDRA:

http://www.caddra.ca
Resource organization for medical, healthcare & research professionals with an interest in ADHD

CADDAC:

http://www.caddac.ca
Leadership & support in awareness, education and advocacy for ADHD organizations & individuals

ADHD RATING SCALES

http://www.adhdratingscales.com
Online ADHD screening and treatment monitoring tools.

ADDitudeInside the ADHD mind

http://www.additudemag.com/
LGBTQ

Rainbow Health Ontario:

http://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca
Ontario-wide program working to improve access to services, and promote the health of LGBTQ communities

www.transforumquinte.ca

Offer safe, confidential, free support and a recreational group for transgender individuals, questioning or in transition

Queer, Queering, Questioning You Tube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfTJGAlhNjDndVxGTe5i4bA
Purpose of the QQQ project is to create accessible learning materials for health care professionals who wish to improve their capacity to provide patient centred care to members of LGBTQ communities

REHAB
                    Orthoinfo

               https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/recovery/

       APPS

Headspace
Learn essentials of meditation & mindfulness

Calm
App for meditation & sleep

AUTHOR / BOOK SUGGESTIONS

Brene Brown:
http://www.brenebrown.com

Researcher and author on vulnerability, shame & empathy
“I believe that vulnerability – the willingness to be ‘all in’ even when you know it can mean falling and hurting – is brave.”
Books: Daring Greatly, Rising Strong

Alyson Schafer:
http://www.alysonschafer.com

Family counsellor, author and parenting expert who promotes firm but friendly “democratic parenting” style
Books: Honey I Wrecked the Kids, Breaking the Good Mom Myth, Ain’t Misbehavin’

Jon Kabat Zinn:
http://www.mindfulnesscds.com

Bringing mindfulness into mainstream of medicine and society – founded University of Massachusetts Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Clinic
Books: Full Catastrophe Living, Wherever You Go, There You Are, Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting

Chris Germer:
http://www.chrisgermer.com

Clinical psychologist, author, teacher of mindfulness and compassion in psychotherapy and everyday life
Books: The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

Dr. Gabor Mate:
http://www.drgabormate.com

Physician and author with expertise in addictions, stress, childhood development and ADHD
Books: Scattered Minds, When the Body Says No, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Ben Foss:
http://www.benfoss.com

Author, activist and entrepreneur speaks and writes on choosing strengths over shame
Books: The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan