Wellness Centre at Sullivan

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

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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

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The Wellness Centre and clinic will be open every Thursday 11:45 – 3:30 p.m. until the end of the school year – with either a doctor or nurse in the clinic. The adjoining office will be booked with counsellors and clinicians for one to one support and consultation as we establish a roster of who will be providing counselling services.

For information contact Wellness Centre Coordinator; Monica Kriese 250-833-6100 or email monicakriese@gmail.com