Health 

BABY/CHILD HEALTH CLINICS>>

Free routine Immunizations and newly licensed vaccines for purchase, growth and development assessments and plenty of age appropriate resources available. By appointment, call the Whistler Health Unit at 604-932-3202.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT>>

Have you recently suffered the loss of a loved one? If you are interested in a bereavement support group contact Whistler Community Services at 604-932-0113.

CANCER SUPPORT & FRIENDS>>

The group is a relaxed, fun and energetic mix of people of all ages, backgrounds and health status. Newcomers are welcome from those who have experienced cancer to those who have supported a friend and family member through cancer. For more info contact Joanne at 604-938-4225.

CRISIS STABILIZATION TEAM>>

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis don’t go through it alone. Call the Sea to Sky Stabilization Team at 1-866-892-6365.

DISORDERED EATING SUPPORT GROUP>>

Whistler Community Services will be conducting an 8-week support group aimed at providing a safe and secure environment for women to discuss issues surrounding food and body image. To join the group and for more info please contact Sheila Sherkat (Counsellor) at 604 938 4519.

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFORMATION & COUNSELLING>>

Do you experience difficulties related to your drug/alcohol use? Call for information and counselling; youth and adults welcome. Marlise Witschi, A&D counsellor, 604-932-3312, no charge.

HEALTHY PREGNANCY OUTREACH PROGRAM>>

Learn how to prepare healthy affordable meals at this outreach program. Participation also includes guest speakers and discussions on a variety of topics about pregnancy. Call Sea to Sky Community Services Society at 604-894-6101.

MEDITATION>>

Free meditation at the Nibbana Healing Spa, Friday’s 9-10 a.m. All levels welcome. Call 604-935-5772. Located in the Glacier Lodge.

OSTEOPOROSIS SUPPORT GROUP>>

Would you like to become part of a support group to deal with osteoporosis? Call Morgan at 604-935.1947 or e-mail morganj@telus.net.

PEARL’S PLACE TRANSITION HOUSE>>

Call toll-free 1-877-890-5711, or 604-892-5711 in Squamish, direct to support workers available to listen to and support women experiencing abuse. The shelter can house seven women and children.

PEMBERTON SAFE CLINIC>>

Safe Healthy Sexuality Clinic, open Mondays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pemberton Health Centre, 1403 Portage Road. Call 604-894-6367.

SAFE HEALTHY SEXUALITY CLINIC>>

Free HIV testing. Birth control counselling and supplies, STD testing and treatment, pregnancy counselling and other professional services at a reduced cost. Confidentiality assured. SAFE — Coast Garibaldi Health unit, second floor, Whistler Health Care Centre, 4380 Lorimer Road, 604-932-3202. Clinic open Tues, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

SUPPORT COUNSELLING>>

For women regarding abuse and relationship issues. Call Sharon Smillie at 604-932-3312, no charge.

TRAVEL CLINICS>>

Free routine immunizations and travel counselling. Travel vaccines available. By appointment, call the Whistler Health Unit at 604-932-3202.

VICTIM SERVICES>>

Victim Services assists victims, witnesses, family members or friends who are directly affected by any criminal act or traumatic event. The staff and volunteers provide information on the rights of the victim and offer emotional support. Call 604-905-1969.

WHISTLER COMMUNITY SERVICES>>

This local non-profit organization provides health and wellness programs and support services to Whistler residents. Call 604-932-0113 for info or visit www.mywcss.org. Office hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Myrtle Philip school.

WHISTLER HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION>>

The Foundation is a not for profit organization with a mandate to raise funds and awareness in support of capital equipment, facilities and services for the Whistler Health Care Centre. There is an ongoing need for volunteers in the Foundation. For info call Donna at 604-932-1987.

WHISTLER YOUTH OUTREACH WORKERS>>

Whistler Community Services Society. Private or group confidential support for young adults, ages 17-27, facing challenges with alcohol and drugs, anger management, employment, suicide, homesickness, mental and physical health, conflict or poverty. Call Greg (cell) at 604-938-3902 or at MY Place, 604-935-8187 or Claire at 604-902-0670.

DR. AMY REIN, REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST>>

Psychotherapy for adults, youth and children. Integrative approach including EMDR to treat anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, eating disorders, parent-child conflict, chronic pain and low self-esteem. Whistler 604-905-8824. Vancouver 604-805-7277.

JUDITH HOILETT M.ED. REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLOR>>

20 years experience working with individuals, couples and teens experiencing a wide-range of relationship or emotional difficulties. Integrative approach including EMDR and Energy Psychology. Call 604-932-1392 or 604-894-1667.

MARLISE WITSCHI, M.PSYCH.>>

BC Registered Clinical Counsellor. Tap into the power of Energy Psychology to heal addictions, anxiety, fears, depression, difficulties in relationships, low self-esteem, weight problems and more. Sliding scale available. 604-938-3620.

NANCY ROUTLEY, M.ED. (COUNSELLING)>>

BC Registered Clinical Counsellor. Canadian Certified Counsellor. Compassionate, clear and helpful assistance for individuals, couples and families. Financial assistance available. 604-938-4484.

STEPHEN L. MILSTEIN, PH.D. REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST #765 >>

Assessment, individual and family therapy, treating anxiety, depression, trauma, disordered eating and substance abuse. 604-938-3511.

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