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Community Health Notice posted: 11-Oct-2017 12:39 PM PDT

Family doctors in Central Interior region currently accepting new patients
The following family doctors in Williams Lake are currently accepting new patients:

Dr. Tamara Krivokapic
Yorston Medical Clinic
143 Fourth Avenue South
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1J8
Phone: (250) 398-8242

Dr. Vanessa Kriek
Yorston Medical Clinic
143 Fourth Avenue South
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1J8
Phone: (250) 398-8242

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Substance Use / Addictions

Al-Anon

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters.more info

Address / Contact Info
275 Slater Street, Suite 900
, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5H9
Phone: (613) 723-8484
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Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service

Toll free, 24 hours, 7 days a week, multilingual information and referral service for people throughout BC needing help with any kind of substance abuse.more info

Address / Contact Info
Helpline: 1-800-663-1441
Phone: (604) 660-9382
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Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Hotline - Victoria BC: (250) 383-7744
Main phone number: (250) 383-0415
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BC Alcohol & Drug Info & Referral Line

A 24/hr information line and referral services throughout BC for people needing any kind of help with substance abuse.more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-800-663-1441
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BC Drug and Information Centre

The Drug Information Service at DPIC is a consultative service supporting healthcare providers in B.C. who are involved in patient care. The service provides drug information to healthcare professionals including pharmacists, physicians, and nurses to support the safe and effective use of medicines. more info

Address / Contact Info
655 W 12th Avenue
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4
24 hour line, over 150 languages avail: 1-800-567-8911
Fax: 604-707-2807 (Administration)
Web Links Website

Community Withdrawal Management - 100 Mile House

more info

Address / Contact Info
South Cariboo Health Centre
555 Cedar Ave
, 100 Mile House , BC, V0K 2E1
Phone: (250) 395-7676

Community Withdrawal Management - Kamloops

Serves all Interior Health West communities.more info

Address / Contact Info
MCFD, Phoenix Centre
922 3rd Avenue
, Kamloops, BC, V2C 6W5
Phone: (250) 374-4634
Fax: (250) 374-4621
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Detox Center/ Renner House

Renner House is a 4 bed, short stay substance withdrawal program, operated by Axis Family Resources and funded by Interior Health Authority, located in Williams Lake. Offers 24 hour medication support with managing withdrawal symptoms in a safe, caring and non-judgmental environment. Professional staff assist with discharge planning and guidance to further treatment options. Average stay between 3-5 days, depending on severity of withdrawal symptoms and discharge planning. Clients will need to meet with their physician for an admission assessment and referral to the program.
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Address / Contact Info
Axis Family Resources
, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 2A1
Phone: (250) 392-1800
Fax: (250) 398-2841

Gateway Step up/Step down

Gateway Step up/Step down is a residential community based Crisis Stabilization and Detox MHSU program in Williams Lake. Gateway is by referral from physician only.more info

Address / Contact Info
Cariboo Memorial Hospital & Health Centre
517 North Sixth Ave
, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 2G8
Phone: (250) 302-3261