Resources for Physicians and Service Providers

Find a Mental Health and Addiction Service

  • Browse this website
  • Go to
  • Call or email the Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Systems Navigator at 1-877-999-7589 or 752-3916; VRS calls are welcome;

Our Navigator is a central point of contact for individuals, family members and stakeholders throughout the province to:

-    Problem solve with you to figure out next steps

-    Consider options and find the right mental health or addiction service

-    Get help in making connections

Referral Forms

Eating Disorder Services Referral Form
Referral Form

Hope Valley Youth Treatment Centre Referral Forms (youth, addiction):

Referral Form

Medical Assessment Form

Humberwood Referral Form:

Humberwood Referral Form

Out of Province Treatment

Referral Form

Smokers’ Helpline Referral Options




Strongest Families Referral Form:

Referral Form


The Grace Centre Referral Forms:

Referral Application Form

Medical Assessment Form

Tuckamore Referral Forms (youth, mental health):

Referral Form  

Medical Assessment Form 

Resources and Tools


Online ‘Addiction Medicine’ Diploma



Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral



Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Guidelines (pdf, 2018)

Learn about the current status of cannabis (marijuana) laws in Canada, and the work being done to legalize and regulate it.  The Government of Canada provides information at:


Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

Did you know that Newfoundlanders and Labradorians consume the most alcohol per capita in Canada?  

Find out about low-risk drinking at: (pdf, 2012)

For more information: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)


Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Information Centre

Eating Disorder Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador



2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain 
CMAJ 2017 May 8;189:E659-66. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170363

The Opioid Wisely Campaign launched on March 1, 2018 with the support of over 30 participating organizations.  Central to the campaign is a set of 14 specialty-specific recommendations for when the use of opioids should not be first line therapy.

National Guideline for the Management of Opioid Use Disorder (CRISM 2018)

Registration Information for the BC Provincial ‘Opioid Addiction Treatment Support Program:



Local and National Partners List



Understanding Stigma Online Course - Registration Page. On February 14, 2018, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) launched a free online course called Understanding Stigma, designed to help healthcare providers and frontline clinicians develop strategies to improve care for people with mental health and addiction problems.



Talking about Suicide (pdf, from CASP)

After a Suicide – Resource: A Practical and Personal Guide for Survivors (pdf, from CASP). Also, please don’t hesitate to refer survivors to a mental health counsellor.

Preventing Suicide – Canadian Mental Health Association brochure (pdf)



Materials for healthcare providers and people who smoke,