Helpful resources and links for healthful living

E-Mail Consent

Please click on the ‘E-Mail Consent’ button below to fill out and submit your consent for e-mail communication and virtual care. 


Diabetes Education

Waterloo Wellington Diabetes – You have just been diagnosed with Diabetes now what?

Introduction to Diabetes Webinar Diabetes: Back to Basics – In this webinar, Amy Waugh Certified Diabetes Educator, provides a great introduction to prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes for those recently diabetes or as a refresher for those why may have had diabetes for some time. Learn about the signs and symptoms, what is going on in your body that makes blood sugars higher than normal, how to make sense of your bloodwork results and how you can optimize your diet and lifestyle to improve your blood sugar levels and manage your long- term health. 

WW Diabetes – Web Based Resources

Teen and Young Adult Resources

Post-Secondary School Mental Health & Addictions Helpline – 24/7

Self Harm – Education and Resources

Teen Mental Health

Kids Help Phone (online and phone support)1-800-668-6868 or TEXT connect to 686868

The Grove Hubs – Your one-stop-shop for youth mental health and wellness.
By youth, for youth!

WES (Wellness emotional support) for Youth Online – Online counselling for people 13-24 years

WES (Wellness emotional support) for youth resources

Parent resource hub for children’s mental health – The Family Care Centre is a resource hub for parents and caregivers of children and youth with mental illness

HERE 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Services & Addictions – 1-844-437-3247

Help is Here Wellington – List of local mental health resources. 

Compass Community Services – Sliding Scale mental health support

Disclaimer: Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the Upper Grand Family Health Team. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.


Tips to protect your body during snow removal

Tips to protect your body during snow removal

We have all heard of or experienced those dreadful body aches and pains that started with snow removal; maybe its your back, or shoulder, or knees. By making a few simple modifications to the way you remove snow you can lessen those aches and pains and limit how they...

read more
Holiday Survival Guide

Holiday Survival Guide

Posted by Brianna Yuill, R.Kin from Kincardine FHT   With holidays quickly approaching, it can get a little overwhelming. Buying gifts, decorating the house, baking, cooking, and hosting. How are we to find the time to maintain our healthy lifestyles and reduce...

read more
November – Fall Prevention Month

November – Fall Prevention Month

Posted by Nick Serafini, R.Kin at the Upper Grand Family Health Team Likely many of us have thought in recent days, “How is it November already?!” It can be that time of year when we all start talking about how cold the weather has become and when we start to worry...

read more
Accessibility access
Contrast contrast
Increase Font resize
Decrease Font resizeminus
Reset Font resizeminus