Our Vision/Mission Statement – To empower and invest in youth by providing collaborative health services and resources in a non-judgmental, inclusive, safe, welcoming, and culturally sensitive environment in order to create a healthier community.
Purpose – To empower and invest in youth in order to create a healthier community
Values – non-judgemental, inclusive, safe, welcoming, and culturally sensitive environment
Mission – providing collaborative health services and resources
Our Team —
- Dr. Richard Currie – Shuswap North
Okanagan Division of Family Practice
- Canadian Mental Health Association –
- Interior Health Mental Health and
- Interior Health Public Health
- MCFD – Child and Youth Mental Health
- OPTIONS for Sexual Health
- SAFE Society – PEACE Program
- SAS Sullivan
- School District 83
- Shuswap Family Resource Centre
- Parents with lived experience
WHAT IS IT: A multidisciplinary health and wellness centre (A number of health services for mental, sexual, and physical health, as well as health promotion strategies) located in Room 143 in Salmon Arm Secondary Sullivan Campus.
WHAT IS IT INTENDED TO PROVIDE: A safe, culturally sensitive and comfortable setting for youth to seek care and engage with a multitude of health services, including Family Physicians, Public Health Nurses, Clinicians, Support Workers, Mental Health/Substance Use Supports and other community services and programs.
It is a place where students can be assessed, treated, and/or referred to other programs or services as needed. The centre will provide guidance in locating any services that aren’t provided at the Wellness Centre itself.
The Centre will be a hub for Wellness activities, workshops and connections – this includes with Salmon Arm Secondary staff, parents and caregivers
The Centre is a hub for Wellness activities, workshops and connections – this includes with SAS staff, parents and caregivers
Tuesdays 11am – 2pm OPTIONS For Sexual health
Sexual and reproductive health care, & info
including STI Testing & low cost birth control;
non-judgmental, confidential for all genders.
Drop-in, no appointment necessary
Wednesdays noon – 2pm Public Health
A Drop in clinic where students can get
information on immunizations, healthy ways to
deal with stress, smoking cessation, health
eating and more
Thursdays 11:45am – 3:30pm – Doctor and a Mental Health and
Substance Use Counsellor
We have a fully equipped medical clinic (there
are no drugs in the Centre) which functions
like a walk-in medical clinic. Students can
come to the Wellness Centre even if they
already have a doctor.
There is a private office for anyone who wants
to see our Mental Health and/or Substance
Use Counsellor – drop-in or make an appointment.
Fridays noon – 12:45pm – starts May 25
Healthy Relationships – Colleen Making &
Spencer – SAFE Society PEACE Program
- May 25th : Consent
- June 1st : Navigating Masculinity (part 1)
- June 8th : Navigating Masculinity (part 2)
- June 15th : Assertiveness 101 a brief
- Drop-ins Welcome
For information contact Wellness Centre Coordinator; Monica Kriese 250-833-6100 or email email@example.com