Patient Resources and Education

Patient Education & Resources

Last update: October 21, 2022

The following are links to reputable sites containing additional resources patients may wish to explore for helpful information. 

The following external website links are provided as a convenience to users of this website. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan does not necessarily endorse these sites and does not assume responsibility for the content of these sites, including broken links or re-directions.

General information

College of Family Physicians of Canada - Patient Information
Saskatoon Sexual Assault & Information Centre - Emergency Numbers for Community Resources
Choosing Wisely Canada - Why We Need to Talk About Advance Care Planning

Saskatchewan Organ and Tissue Donor Registry
SexLifeSask (Sexual Health Resources)
Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse (CRISM)

Smoker's Helpline: The official Quit Line for Saskatchewan

Medical Information

(Answers to questions a patient might have about a medical problem or medication)

MedSask (medication resource)

Emerging Public Health Issues


Mental Health Resources

Online Therapy User (University of Regina)
- Offers free online cognitive behaviour therapy for a number of mental health concerns, including depression/anxiety, alcohol change, chronic health conditions, and well-being.
Wellness Support Response Line (Canadian Mental Health Association)
Wellness Together

Wellness Together Canada is a mental health and substance use website to support people across Canada and Canadians living abroad in both official languages. They provide resources for self-assessment, online group coaching and communities, and one on one counseling, free of charge.

Substance abuse, misuse and prevention of

Six documents addressing urgent needs of people who use substances, service providers, and decision makers in relation to the COVID‑19 pandemic (CRISM-Nation Rapid Guidance) (2021)
Partnership to End Addiction

Research Publications

Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ)

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