Specific Resources and Programs

Specific Resources and Programs

Cognitive behavioural therapy

List of helpful books:

  • Managing Pain Before it Manages You by Margaret A Caudhill, MD, PhD, MPH
  • Pain: Learning to Live Without It by David Corey, MD and Stan Soloman
  • Timeless Healing by Herbert Bensen, MD
  • The Relaxation Process by Herbert Bensen, MD
  • Mind Over Mood by Dennis Greenberg, PhD and Christine Padesky, PhD
  • The Anger Trap by Les Carter, PhD
  • Full Catastrophe Living by John Kabat-Zinn, PhD
  • The Anger Control Workbook by Matthew McKay, PhD and Peter Rogers, PhD
  • The Feeling Good Workbook by David Burns, MD
  • Wherever You Go There You Are by John Kabat-Zinn, PhD
  • Coming to Our Senses by John Kabat-Zinn, PhD
  • The Brain that Changes Itself by Norman Doidge, MD

Disability resources

Health Canada: Persons with Disability Online
List of disability resources available throughout Canada
http://www.pwd-online.ca/

Disabled Persons Community Resources
List of disability resources available in Ottawa area only
http://www.dpcr.ca/

HealthCare Store


To find health supplies such as crutches or wheelchairs, contact any pharmacy in your neighbourhood.

Hydrotherapy

Swimmer's Guide Pool Database
List of pools throughout the world; call to find out if pools in your area offer hydrotherapy
http://www.swimmersguide.com/query/Main1.cfm

Mindfulness stress reduction

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society
Worldwide listing of mindfulness programs
http://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/mbsr/

Telemedicine

Alberta Telehealth
http://www.albertatelehealth.com/

British Columbia Provincial Health Services Authority
http://www.phsa.ca/AgenciesServices/Services/Telehealth/default.htm

Manitoba Telehealth
http://www.mbtelehealth.ca/

Nova Scotia Telehealth Network
http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/telehealth/

Ontario Telemedicine Network
http://www.otn.ca/

Quebec Child, Youth and Family Health Network
http://www.reseaudesanteenfant.ca/page.asp?intNodeID=15391

Telehealth Saskatchewan
http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/telehealth

Online Pain Management Resource

Med School For You!
Med School For You is an online resource where you will be able to find relevant easy to understand medical information on a variety of health topics.
http://www.medschoolforyou.com

Understanding Pain and Dementia Online Workshop for Family Members
http://www.painanddementia.ualberta.ca/