Resource Links

General Resources

Crisis Line - if you or somebody you know is experiencing serious mental health problems


Connex Ontario - Access to Addiction, Mental Health and Problem Gambling Services


Renfrew County Addiction Treatment System

Do you want to Quit Smoking? List of Renfrew County Stop Smoking Groups



Consumer Safety Guide

Healthy Canadians

Information on the West Nile Virus

Information on Zika Virus

Breathing Easier

Canadian Arthritis Society

Canadian Diabetes Association

Senior Resources

A Senior's Guide for Healthy Eating

Assisted Living Program

Ontario Senior Secretariat - Advance Care Planning Guide

Lifeline Systems of Canada

Power of Attorney for Personal Care

Power of Attorney and Living Wills - questions and answers

Power of Attorney Kit Online (Property)
By Mail: Call 1-800-366-0335 to have a copy sent to you via letter mail.

In person: Any of our local "Government Information Centre" offices carries the Guide of Advance Care Planning as well as the Power of Attorney Kit (closest centres to RVH are at 316 Plaunt Street, Renfrew and 31 Riverside Drive, Pembroke).

Ontario Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse

Advocacy Care for the Elderly

Connect with local health care services in Renfrew County; Ottawa; Prescott and Russell; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry; North Lanard and North Grenville.

  • Health Care Facilities
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Support Groups
  • Home Health Care
  • Clinics and Classes
  • Disease Associations

Canadian Suicide Prevention Association

Canadian Hemochromatosis Society

Consumer & Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS)

Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation

Centers for Disease Control

Drug Information


Global Health 2000
Commercial site

Health Canada Online

Heart and Stroke

Women's Health Matters

American Hemochromatosis Society

Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

Mayo Clinic Health Information

Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation

Canadian Mental Health Association

McMaster University
Health care information resources

Merck Manual of Medical Information - Home Edition
Based on the Merck Manual of Diagnosis & Therapy

National Institutes of Health

NHS Centre for Reviews & Dissemination
University of York (UK)

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

Ottawa Carleton Rehabilitation Network
Excellent link for brain injuries i.e. traumatic acquired CVA

Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre

Ontario Renal Network

Osteoporosis Society of Canada

Osteoporosis Defined: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Royal Ottawa Hospital Foundation for Mental Health



Sleep Problems

Sleep Products






We are committed to providing a safe, secure and respectful environment for our patients, staff and visitors
and will not tolerate any form of violent, abusive or aggressive behaviour.