Living Well Integrative Health Center

2176 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (902) 406-1500

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Justice, Health Equity and Reducing the Digital Divide...the 2021 Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference

2021 CANADIAN COLLABORATIVE

MENTAL HEALTH CARE CONFERENCE

JUSTICE, HEALTH EQUITY, AND
REDUCING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
OCTOBER 19-23, 2021

 

This year, the Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference will again be partnering with the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, ou…

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Booking, family, self-care and other musings...

I've always said family come first in my heart, not in my time as medicine demands so very much of us. Sometimes that has to shift and family have to come first in both, as does self-care! Please know care continues however I do need to take some time to tend to ill family members and have god forbi…

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Living Well Booking and Programs

Hi everyone, 

We would like to ensure that you know to book an appointment either virtual or in person, you can call and either speak with reception or leave a voice mail. We have been as frustrated as you have with Pomello and for this time wish to return to old school style booking. You may al…

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Covid-19 3rd Wave updates for Living Well visits and care

Hello our patients and community, 

We find ourselves amidst a 3rd wave suddenly and dramatically. We were perhaps lulled into a sense of safety for so long, our numbers remained so low and Nova Scotia was the place to be, live and move to! Denial is a powerful mechanism that at times has served…

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COVID Pandemic Guidelines for In-Person Primary Care & test restrictions...

Dear Patients please read this...
During one of our groups this week it was suggested that I ensure to inform patients as to what restrictions have been placed on primary care and access to tests. I hope that this is helpful in providing information that enables you to better understand our…

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Booking at Living Well Integrative Health Centre Please read all...

 

For emergencies please call 911, mobile crisis for

mental health (902-429-8167) or proceed to the

nearest emergency room. If you have symptoms of

covid (see list last post) call 811 and self-isolate.

To book with Dr. Patriquin please visit

https://healthmyself.ca/  The sc…

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In Person Visits: the 2nd Wave (updated from June 2020 posting)

For your in-person session you must answer the following questions by phone in advance and also self-monitor the day of your visit. If you did not answer our call you must respond to this email to retain the in person booking with your provider.

YOU MUST WEAR A MASK to enter the clinic. There are…

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JOY OF MOBILITY & JOY OF BALANCE with Living Well IHC hosted by Dr. Patriquin MD free online zoom class

JOY OF MOBILITY & JOY OF BALANCE with Living Well IHC
 
Physiotherapist Robin Stamm will be leading two weekly online exercise classes throughout the months of November and December. These classes will be geared to those who have MOBILITY and/or BALANCE issues and will last between 3…

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IMPORTANT INFO re: bookings, in person visits, flu shot and pneumonia vaccination clinics

Dear Patients

Dr. Patriquin is holding open flu shot and pneumonia vaccination clinics throughout October & November  

 

Please note that there will be some opportunity to address a concern about a particular health issue however you will need to complete a form to facilitate this pro…

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Welcome Natasha Grant Administrative Assistant to Living Well

Welcome Natasha Grant to Living Well...
Dr. Maria Patriquin, the providers and community at Living Well would like to introduce you to our new administrative assistant Natasha Grant. Natasha comes with many years experience but more importantly she has joined us in a very trying time and her firs…

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the Joy of… guided journaling with Lisa Galvez RD CDE CBE & Dr. Maria Patriquin

Date: Monday November 2nd (more dates below) Time: 12 noon

https://nshealth.zoom.us/j/64145441198?pwd=eDhuQzd5bkptR1pTVVBXYmE5VExtdz09

Meeting ID: 641 4544 1198

Password: 629786

Welcome to the Joy Of Journaling. In this 1 hour session we will explore the health benefits of journa…

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The Joy of ...30 minutes of Free Yoga with Stefanie Winters Tuesdays at 6pm Thursdays 8am via ZOOM

Welcome to "The Joy of…" series hosted by Dr. Maria Patriquin. This FREE series was established in an effort to help our community cultivate joy, wonder and connection during the very stressful time of the Covid pandemic. The classes and workshops are led by an extraordinary team of collabora…

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Welcome to "The Joy of..." Series Two Free Classes with Robin Stamm, physiotherapist and yoga instructor:

Welcome to "The Joy of…" series hosted by Dr. Maria Patriquin. This FREE series was established in an effort to help our community cultivate joy, wonder and connection during the very stressful time of the Covid pandemic. The classes and workshops are led by an extraordinary team of collabora…

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HOW WE DO IN PERSON VISITS ...OFFICE VISIT HEALTH AND SAFETY RULES

LIVING WELL INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CENTRE

 

OFFICE VISIT HEALTH AND SAFETY RULES

 

Dr. Patriquin or your health care provider has decided that they need to see you in person to provide your health care and you are scheduled for an in-person visit at the Living Well office. To protect your health, …

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HOW TO BOOK WITH YOUR LIVING WELL PROVIDER

WELCOME BACK TO LIVING WELL INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CENTRE!

PLEASE READ AS WE ARE OPENING IN ALIGNMENT WITH STRICT PUBLIC HEALTH REGULATIONS 

 

We know that the past three months have been a challenging time for our community. We have missed you and we are so happy to be able to reopen Living Well t…

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Physician Health Well-being and burnout: An invitation to a stress reduction resilience building class

Please see the following link to CFPC Webinar on Physician Health, Well-being and Burnout (Jan 2020 CFPC)

https://vimeo.com/386260419/3a08b245ac

If you are a health care professional interested in stress reduction, mindfulness, resilience and recovery or just simply want to build your ability …

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LOVE BEGINS WITH THE LETTER "C" repost see newsletters Winter 2017

LOVE BEGINS WITH THE LETTER C

BY DR. MARIA PATRIQUIN MD CCFP

( published in APPC) 

I send my Christmas cards after Christmas. I write about love after Valentines Day and so it goes. Let’s celebrate “love month”. Much has been written this month bestowing the health, emotional and longevity…

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A short survival guide to COVID-19 Published April 1, 2020. It's no joke we need to take care !

 

A short survival guide to COVID-19

Maria Patriquin, MD CCFP FCFP
 

There is much to be grateful for as we enter a new week with so much fear, confusion and vulnerability. Gratitude may be harder to access than soc…

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ACCESSING FAMILY PRACTICE, COUNSELLING & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Thank you for your patience as we try and navigate this journey together. It is unchartered territory and things are rapidly changing on a daily basis thus necessitating more change on our part. 

The clinic will remain closed. Dr Patriquin will ONLY see urgent patients on a case by case basis who…

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We PHYSICALLY DISTANCE BECAUSE WE ARE SOCIALLY CONNECTED

We PHYSICALLY DISTANCE BECAUSE WE ARE SOCIALLY CONNECTED...

WE DO NOT NEED SOCIAL DISTANCING
WE NEED PHYSICAL DISTANCING

Our natural compassion instincts must stay intact and strong so that we continue to maintain critical physical distancing and thus save lives. I heard way too many comments…

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