Gathered for you is a list of helpful resources for any health related concerns you may have. If you see something missing from our list of links that you feel contains useful information, please email us and let us know at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advance Care planning for future and present health care decisions.
A community agency dedicated to improving the quality of life of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and their caregivers.
Your Health, Resources and research.
The Arthritis Society
The Arthritis Society works towards promoting the best possible care and treatment for individuals dealing with arthritis and similar conditions, while continuing research into the causes and cure for arthritis and linked conditions.
Asante Centre for FASD
Your information resource on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
A resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.
Autism Society Canada
ASC puts special focus on providing information, referral and resources for parents and other family members who are seeking support for children with autism. This site also provides news, resources and links for youths and adults on the spectrum.
Be A Donor
Learn about organ and tissue donation.
Camp Towhee is a residential therapeutic program for children and youth with learning disabilities and related psychosocial difficulties, located in Haliburton, Ontario.
Cancer Care Ontario
Cancer Care Ontario works to reduce the number of people diagnosed with cancer, and to make sure patients receive better care every step of the way.
Canadian Diabetes Association
Leading the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives, while working to find a cure.
The Canadian Lung Association
The Lung Association works to improve and promote lung health on the National, Provincial and Community level. As well as aiming to help prevent and manage various lung conditions and diseases.
Canadian Mental Health Association
We promote the mental health of all and we support the resiliance and recovery of all people experiencing mental illness.
Canadian Paediactric Society's Caring for Kids
Designed to provide parents with information about their child’s health and well-being.
Canadian Red Cross
Community Health Services, Disaster relief, First Aid.
Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada
Enabling all Canadians affected by ADHD.
The Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development
Gives readers access to important and up-to-date information that is based on the best scientific research currently available.
Community Care Access
Outstanding care, every person, every day.
Do 2 Learn
Do2learn provides thousands of pages of social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills.
Equinox Autism Consulting
Guiding parents toward reclaiming their children from the grip of autism.
FASD – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
FASD Peterborough works to increase education, understanding, and mobilization of groups to better support those affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol.
FASD – Teacher Resources
Teachers can help students develop skills for healthy decision-making through the learner outcomes in the K-9 Health and Life Skills, and Senior High School Career and Life Management programs.
FASD – Ontario Network of Expertise
The FASD Ontario Network of Expertise (FASD ONE) is working to respond to emerging issues, changing environment, and available resources by focusing on priorities rdelated to gaps or challenges associated with this complex disability.
FASD – FACE, Research and Video Presentations
FASD – Video Learning Series
The FASD Learning Series offers free education opportunities tailored to meet the unique needs of individuals affected by FASD and their family members/caregivers.
Friends, Anxiety Prevention and Treatment
Preventing and treating anxiety in children and youth.
Stay connected with Health Canada.
Experience staff, dedicated to helping people enjoy a higher quality of life through better hearing.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
The Heart and Stroke Foundation aims to reduce and eliminate heart disease and stroke through research, application and promotion of a healthy lifestyle. This site is a helpful resource for those who are interested in finding out more about heart disease and how to manage it, as well as seeking further support and resources.
Hypertension Canada brings together Canada's top three hypertension organizations; Canadian Hypertension Society (CHS), Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP), and Blood Pressure Canada (BPC). All three organizations aim to inform, educate and help manage and support those who are at risk or who face hypertension.
The Kawartha Komets, a not-for-profit organization, was launched in 2009 to give girls & boys, teens and adults with physical, emotional and/or neurodevelopmental challenges an opportunity to play the game they love.
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre offers free, immediate and confidential services for victims/survivors of sexual assault.
Enhancing the quality of life for people with an autism spectrum disorder.
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario
Our mission is to provide leadership in learning disabilities advocacy, research, education and services and to advance the full participation of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities in today’s society.
Using our knowledge of laboratory medicine to help identify the right course of action to achieve better health care outcomes.
Lives In The Balance
Lives In The Balance is a non-profit organization founded by child psychologist Dr. Ross Greene, author of The Explosive Child and Lost at School.
A source of information about lupus.
Medline Plus, Arthritis Information
Trusted Health information for you.
Mind Your Mind, Support for Adolescents
This is a place for youth and emerging adults to access info, resources and tools during tough times.
Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health
Bringing people and knowledge together to strengthen care.
Osteoporosis Canada aims to educate, empower and support both individuals and their communities with risk reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.
A parenting survey which investigates the needs of parents, the kinds of difficulties parents experience in their role of parenting their child, the parenting strategies they currently use, and their preferences for accessing parenting support.
Pediatric Therapy Partners Social Skills Check List
Social Skills Checklist.
Peterborough Chapter of Autism Ontario
The leading source of information and referral on autism.
Peterborough County-city Health Unit
A leader in promoting and protecting health in Peterborough County and City.
Enhancing the comfort, dignity and quality of life of individuals and families living with or affected by life-threatening illness or grief.
Peterborough Regional Health Centre
Information about PRHC and our programs & services
Providing an extensive line of clinical products and services.
Primary Health Care Services Peterborough
Working in partnership with physicians, allied health professionals, specialists, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Central East LHIN, and community groups to identify areas of need in the community and to develop initiatives and programs that best service them.
Scleroderma Society of Canada
Dedicated to serving the interests of those concerned with the disease called scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis.
Shake Your Shyness
Dedicated to helping people overcome shyness through education.
Sick Kids Reading Disability Information
Focuses on children with specific reading, spelling, writing, and language learning difficulties.
Provides Occupational Therapy and other services to the Peterborough area, with a focus on individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, Spectrum Disorders, other neuro-developmental conditions, and the families who support them.
We are a group of breast cancer survivors from the Peterborough area in various stages of treatment and recovery.
Created for adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) and those affected by it.
Travel Health Notices
Your trusted destination for travel health.
Victorian Order of Nurses
VON offers home care, personal support, and community services to enhance each client’s quality of life.