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Many sorts of health problems can occur if one is overweight. 

 

Overweight is typically defined as having a body mass index (BMI) > 25 kg/m2 for men and women. (Note that an overweight person does not necessarily have too much fat nor increased health risk if the excess weight is due to an above-average amount of muscle.)

 

If you are concerned that you or a loved one may be overweight, start by seeing a health professional such as:

Walk-In Counselling

Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

7885 6th st., Burnaby, BC, V3N 4N3 Map
778-288-8361
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
All ages
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Neon Counselling
3121 Hill Road, Lake Country, BC, V4V 1G1 Map
250-320-4536
Area Served: Interior
All ages
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Counselling and Therapy

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Short term, 6-8 sessions, urgent response to mental health crisis situation for youth and teens in the Vancouver Region.   Services available ... more
2425 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC, V5T 4L6 Map
604-874-2300
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
6 - 18 years
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The Early Childhood Mental Health Program works with Richmond families to assess and treat behaviour and emotional problems in children 0-5 years of age. ... more
7000 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC, V6X 1A2 Map
604-278-9711 x4055
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
Up to 5 years
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Outpatient Nutritional Counselling Services, Physician referral required. more
Vancouver, BC Map
604-822-7328
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
5 years and up
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Outpatient, Nutritional Counselling Services for patients. Physician Referral required. more
1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6 Map
604-806-8486
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
5 years and up
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Provides acute care for emergency situations and medical stabilization.  more
375 2nd Avenue, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1 Map
250-281-7111
Area Served: Vancouver Island
All ages
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For youth struggling with food, weight, and shape; Anorexia Nervose, Bulimia Nervosa, EDNOS, compulsive eating. Individual therapy, evening groups for parents available. Regional Service. more
371 Festubert Street, Duncan, BC, V9LT1 Map
250-746-5521
Area Served: Vancouver Island
13 - 19 years
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Multisdisciplinary community mental health team. Provides intake, assessment, and treatment, psychiatric consultation, liason with family ... more
2955 Jutland Rd, Victoria, BC, V8T 5J9 Map
250-387-0000
Area Served: Vancouver Island
All ages
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Provides free community-based individual counselling and nutrition services for ages 11-19 who are struggling with body image issues . Team includes a ... more
6405 Knight Street, Vancouver, BC, V5P 2V9 Map
604-321-6151 x3311
Area Served: Vancouver Island
11 - 19 years
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Provides direct client services in both the Comox Valley and in Campbell River.  Services include individual and group therapy, nutrition counselling, ... more
1040 Shoppers Row, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2C6 Map
250-850-5838 x25089822002116
Area Served: Vancouver Island
19 years and up
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Free voluntary and confidential service to youth 18 and younger and their parents. Priority is given to those having serious and persistent mental health ... more
4088 8th Avenue, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 4S4 Map
250-720-2650
Area Served: Vancouver Island
Up to 18 years
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Admission for Anorexia Nervosa. Weight and medical stabilization. Dietitian and meal support, supervised activity, referral to eating disorder group. more
1 Hospital Way, Victoria, BC, V8Z 6R5 Map
250-727-4212
Area Served: Vancouver Island
Up to 17 years
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Admission for medical stabilization - emergency situations only. more
3949 Port Alberni Hwy, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 1A1 Map
250-723-2135
Area Served: Vancouver Island
Up to 19 years
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Provides treatment for eating disorders. Accepts self-referrals.   Adults received by Debra Bricker, mental health clinician and youth under 19 will be ... more
555 Cedar Ave., 100 Mile House, BC, V0K 2E0 Map
250-395-7676
Area Served: Interior
All ages
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A community based regional service that provides individuals who struggle with anorexia, bulimia or disordered eating with information, assistance, assessment ... more
235 Lansdowne St., Kamloops, BC, V2C 1X8 Map
250-377-6500
Area Served: Interior
All ages
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Provides information, support and treatment for individuals, family and friends. Treatment team includes nurse, dietitian,family therapist and psychiatrist. ... more
3402 27th Avenue, Vernon, BC, V1T 1S1 Map
250-542-7111
Area Served: Interior
13 years and up
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Outpatient clinic serving adults and children in the West Kootenays with Eating Disorders.  Provides assessment, treatment recommendations, and ... more
707 10th Street, Castlegar, BC, V1N 2H7 Map
250-505-7252
Area Served: Interior
All ages
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Provides assessment for clients with eating disorders. more
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1N6 Map
250-398-4963
Area Served: Interior
Up to 19 years
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Services include psycho-social assessments, individual and family counselling, psychoeducation groups, DBT program and caregivers support group.  more
2828 Cruickshank St., Abbotsford, BC, V2T 5M4 Map
604-870-5880
Area Served: Fraser
Up to 19 years
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A specialized program operating within Mental Health services and supported by the Fraser Health Authority and MCFD that serves the communities of ... more
6345 120th Street, Delta, BC, V4E 2A6 Map
604-592-3700
Area Served: Fraser
All ages
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Provides assessment for children and youth under 19 with eating disorders. more
7634 Horne Street, Mission, BC, V2V 3Y7 Map
604-820-4300
Area Served: Fraser
Up to 19 years
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A voluntary outpatient program for the treatment of Anorexia, Bulimia, and other eating disorders. A multisdisciplinary team which provides assessment, ... more
3003 St. John's Street, Port Moody, BC, V3H 2C4 Map
604-469-7600
Area Served: Fraser
11 years and up
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Provides counselling for individuals age 19 and over. Self Referrals accepted for Anorexia or Bulimia. more
3003 St. John's Street, Port Moody, BC, V3H 2C4 Map
604-777-8400
Area Served: Fraser
Up to 19 years
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Multidisciplinary team provides family- based group programs for 10 weeks. Both parents and children are required to attend regular sessions and be ... more
4500 Oak St., Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1 Map
604-875-2345 x5984
Area Served: British Columbia
6 - 17 years
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  Foundation dedicated to creating Canada's first treatment facility for adolescents with eating disorders. It also provides an annual summer camp in Aug ... more
9504 Erickson Dr., Burnaby, BC, V3J 1M9 Map
604-569-2262
Area Served: British Columbia
Up to 25 years
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Crystal Arber Individual Youth and Family Counselling
3260 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver, BC, V7R 2P2 Map
604-340-4529
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
All ages
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Willful Minds
2786 West 16th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6K 4M1 Map
604-719-1950
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
18 years and up
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Coastal Reflections Counselling Group
5050 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4H2 Map
604-250-9056
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
All ages
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1500 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, BC, V7P 1T7 Map
604-813-1321
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
All ages
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Vancouver Clinical Counselling & Psychotherapy Jessie Langlois
750 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1K1 Map
604-354-3925
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
14 years and up
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7885 6th st., Burnaby, BC, V3N 4N3 Map
778-288-8361
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
All ages
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WestCoast Vitality
2524 Cypress St, Kitsilano, BC Map
778-872-5749
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
All ages
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805 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1K1 Map
604-558-4898
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
All ages
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1955 Waterloo Road, Victoria, BC, V8P 1J4 Map
250-896-0811
Area Served: Vancouver Island
All ages
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Neon Counselling
3121 Hill Road, Lake Country, BC, V4V 1G1 Map
250-320-4536
Area Served: Interior
All ages
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8047 199 Street, Langley, BC, V2Y 0E2 Map
604-455-8399
Area Served: Fraser
All ages
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Langley Township, BC
604-530-3966
Area Served: Fraser
All ages
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45844 Yale rd, Chilliwack, BC, V2P 2N8 Map
604-792-9981
Area Served: Fraser
All ages
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13737 96 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3V 0C6 Map
Area Served: Fraser
18 years and up
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ON, Canada
416-777-9933
Area Served: Canada
18 years and up
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Day treatment programs

Publicly Funded / Free Services

We offer services and programs servicing individuals dealing with: *Anxiety *Eating Disorders *Depression & Mental Heath *Suicidal Tenancies *Drug ... more
BC, Canada
1-604-660-9382
Area Served: British Columbia
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Vancouver Clinical Counselling & Psychotherapy Jessie Langlois
750 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1K1 Map
604-354-3925
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
14 years and up
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45844 Yale rd, Chilliwack, BC, V2P 2N8 Map
604-792-9981
Area Served: Fraser
All ages
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Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Recovery Canada is part of Recovery International and is registered with the Canadian Government. Recovery International has a licensing agreement with ... more
ON, Canada
18 years and up
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Offers assessment, consultative services, and assistance with treament planning for both adults and youth diagnosed with Anorexia, Bulimia or other types of eating disorder.   more
505 Doyle Ave, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 0C5 Map
1-250-469-7070
Area Served: Interior
8 years and up
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General Community Mental Health Services

Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

1416 West 8th, BC, V6H 1C9 Map
604-558-1926
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
All ages
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Willful Minds
2786 West 16th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6K 4M1 Map
604-719-1950
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
18 years and up
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7885 6th st., Burnaby, BC, V3N 4N3 Map
778-288-8361
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
All ages
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1955 Waterloo Road, Victoria, BC, V8P 1J4 Map
250-896-0811
Area Served: Vancouver Island
All ages
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ON, Canada
416-777-9933
Area Served: Canada
18 years and up
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Provided in collaboration with St Paul's Eating Disorder Program and Vancouver Coastal Health. An outpatient service that provides individual counseling. ... more
3360 Fleming Street, Vancouver, BC, V5N 3V5 Map
604-736-9983
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
18 years and up
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Clinic's mission is to provide youth 11-19 from the North Shore/Coast Garibaldi region with symptoms of disordered eating with timely access to a ... more
132 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1A2 Map
604-992-4814
Area Served: Vancouver Coastal
11 - 19 years
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Admission for severe Anorexia & Bulimia. Assessment, renourishment, education. Dietitian support, general nursing, referral to groups such as the Eating ... more
3045 Gibbins Rd, Duncan, BC, V9L 1E5 Map
250-746-4141
Area Served: Vancouver Island
19 years and up
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Provides counselling for Anorexia, Bulimia, Compulsive Overeating and Disordered Eating. Individual therapy, groups, parental support, community consultation ... more
155 Weld Street, Parksville, BC, V9P 2H4 Map
250-248-0076
Area Served: Vancouver Island
19 years and up
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Provides individual and family counselling, group support, classroom and community education. Clients come from agency referrals and the community. There is no fee for service more
201-170 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1 Map
250-754-2773 x213
Area Served: Vancouver Island
All ages
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Multidisciplinary assessment and treatment for adults. Offers Inpatient and Outpatient services, Nutritional Counselling. Referrals through family physician, psychiatrist, or emergency. more
1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 2B7 Map
250-754-2141 x2507557691
Area Served: Vancouver Island
19 years and up
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Accepts referrals for therapy directly from familes seeking service. Caregivers or school personnel may also phone to faciliates referrals on behalf of teens ... more
2137 Comox Avenue, Comox, BC, V9M 1P2 Map
250-339-1525 x2503391496
Area Served: Vancouver Island
14 - 19 years
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Provides assessment for clients with eating disorders more
278-1051 Farwell Street, Trail, BC, V1R 4S9 Map
250-364-0540
Area Served: Interior
Up to 19 years
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Outpatient Dietitians offer nutrition counseling. Usually by physician referral. more
3935 Kincaid Street, Burnaby, BC Map
604-412-6200
Area Served: Fraser
All ages
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Physician Referral required. Nutritional counseling for youth under 19. Group classes for adults. Pediatric visits every 6-8 weeks. Nutritional counseling ... more
32700 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford, BC, V2T 4V6 Map
604-870-7800
Area Served: Fraser
All ages
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Referrals required & accepted from a medical source only. Intensive Program-planned admissions, after BCCH assessment. Outpatient Clinic Services: Secondary Service and Transition more
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1 Map
604-875-2200
Area Served: British Columbia
Up to 18 years
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A free, all inclusive, virtual resource centre for BC children, youth and their families, providing timely, evidence-based and client- friendly information on ... more
4555 Heather St, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1 Map
604-875-2084
Area Served: British Columbia
All ages
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The Canadian Art Therapy Association is a voluntary association of art therapists in Canada. To be identified as an art therapist in Canada and the United ... more
Parksville, BC, V9P 2G7 Map
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Looking for a psychologist? The Canadian Register of Health ServicePsychologists (CRHSP) has a national directory of qualified psychology providers. more
72 Saint-Raymond Blvd, Gatineau, QC, J8Y 1S2 Map
819-771-1441
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Lisa Barnes Counselling
2763 Beverly Street, Duncan, BC, V9L 6X2 Map
778-936-0500
Area Served: Vancouver Island
15 years and up
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Derek Martin, PhD, CCC - Counselling in Victoria
1517 Amelia Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 2J9 Map
250-882-0322
Area Served: Vancouver Island
19 years and up
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Catchment: Vancouver Island
Resource Guide developed by Families Organized for Recognition and Care Equality (FORCE).
Posted: Jun 2, 2017
Language: EN
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