HEALTH CARE

Your health and wellbeing is priority, and should be thought of thoroughly. Here is an introduction into accessing health care in Kamloops, including an explaination of our severe lack of doctor's in our area & our so-called "Walk-In" clinics.

HARM REDUCTION

Kamloops is a city full of beautiful, kind souls - some of whom may be in active addiction. Please click here to learn more about how you can be prepared to save a life if you witness an overdose.

You can also find information on supervised consumption sites, needle buy-back programs, and more.

"WALK-IN" CLINICS, THE HOSPITAL

Kamloops has an incredibly straining shortage of doctors available to take patients. This results in a higher dependency on walk-in clinics, which has completely redefined what "walk-in clinic" means.

We are very lucky to have such a beautiful and successful hospital in our region that works to support healthcare for many citizens and nearby travellers.

PRESCRIPTIONS & HEALTH LITERACY

Here are some resources and information on prescription medications, maintaining your health, and increasing your knowledge of health literacy.

MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTION

VICTIM SERVICES

Mental Health & Addictions resources are essential for any city. Here is some information on things like Alcoholics Anonymous, Mental Health intakes and more.

If you are the victim of a crime, it is important that you are made aware of the things you are entitled to. I personally went several years in the healthcare system before learning that I was eligible for funding to access counseling.

ABOUT ME

This is a Student Directed Project, designed by a fourth year Bachelor of Social Work student at Thompson Rivers University.

The goal is for this page to provide a sense of community and support for individuals who experience life with a lower-income. Please browse the thoughtfully curated pages to provide accurate and informational resources for you; whoever you are.

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