Chronic disease counseling program

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 52 , No. 3 , April 2010 , Pages 133 News

The Canadian Mental Health Association is offering a free program providing individual and psychoeducational/therapeutic group counseling to support patients living in North and West Vancouver with the psychosocial factors of chronic illness.

The program is available to pa­tients who are experiencing depression or anxiety as well as two of the following chronic illnesses: diabetes, asthma, hypertension, chronic obstruc­tive pulmonary disease, chronic kidney disease, congestive heart failure, ischemic heart disease, or cerebrovascular disease. 

The program is not suitable for people who are misusing drugs or alcohol, are cognitively impaired, have a personality disorder, or have a history of bipolar disorder or psychosis.

Contact Meagan Maddocks at 604 987-6959 ext. 228 or meagan.maddocks@cmha.bc.ca for further details and referral information.

. Chronic disease counseling program. BCMJ, Vol. 52, No. 3, April, 2010, Page(s) 133 - News.



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