Squamish Pain Program: FALL 2021

For people with persistent pain and experience of substance use and/or mental health issues.

Are you at least 17 years old, living in Squamish, and:

  • Living with chronic pain (e.g. back pain, headaches, arthritis, fibromyalgia, etc.), and
  • Living with mental health issues (e.g. anxiety, depression, etc.), and/or
  • Using substances like opioids, stimulants, etc.?

If so, you can receive free health care services and make a difference in your community by learning about overdose prevention.

Available Services:

Street Degree for Overdose Prevention

WHAT: Informal and interactive training sessions to support people on the frontlines of the overdose crisis. Complete ten courses to receive the Street Degree in Overdose Prevention.

WHEN: Wednesdays, October 6 - December 8, 2021.

WHERE: Under One Roof, 37871 Third Ave.

Free food & drinks, plus cost of transportation and childcare if needed. Participants paid $25/session.

Pre-registration recommended: drop-ins welcome.

Making Sense of Pain

WHAT: Ten-week class series to learn what you can do to change your pain.

WHEN: Tuesdays, October 5 - December 7, 2021

WHERE: Squamish United Church, 38014 4th Ave.

Free food & drinks, plus cost of transportation and childcare if needed.

Pre-registration recommended; drop-ins welcome.

Free Individual Health Care Services

WHAT:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Massage Therapy

WHEN: Appointments available October 18 - December 10, 2021. Contact us for availability

WHERE: Under One Roof, 37871 Third Ave.

To register or learn more about any of these services, contact Richelle Muscroft at spp@shhs.ca or call 604-849-2487.

Presented by: Pain BC and Vancouver Coastal Health.

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