Craving Change

The Craving Change program is a “guide for changing your relationship with food”. The goal of this program is to learn and understand “Why” you eat the way you do. 

The program is co- facilitated by a registered dietitian and a mental health educator. The intent of the workshop is to have participants:

  • Reflect on why it is challenging to eat in a healthy way
  • Determine their personal problematic eating triggers
  • Learn a variety of strategies that they can experiment with to positively change their eating behaviours over the long term.

What to Expect

Over the course of the 6 week program (each class lasting 1 hour/week) will cover the following 4 topics:

  • Why it’s hard to change – review the role of our environment, body and learned behaviours in our relationship with food.
  • What needs changing – help uncover our problematic eating triggers.
  • How to change – giving participants step by step instructions and strategies for change.
  • Keep the change – providing tips for a healthier, lasting relationship with food.

How to Access

 The program is free for all rostered patients of UOHS FHT.  Rostered patients of the UOHS can:

 Self-refer by contacting the UOHS dietitian at 613-564-3950 ext 501


Ask their physician or other health care professional to refer them to the program.


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Hours of Operation

Walk-in Clinic
100 Marie Curie, Ottawa

Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 2PM

Wednesday, July 1st: Holiday

Booking instructions:

Please call the clinic at 613-564-3950 to schedule a same day telephone appointment with a walk-in clinic physician.  If after the telephone consultation an in-person visit is required, patients will be booked accordingly.


300-100 Marie Curie Pvt
Ottawa, ON
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-564-3950

Fax: 613-564-6627

After Hours Access to Care

Patients registered with a family doctor at UOHS

In case of emergency, always dial 911. THAS connects you to a nurse who can provide medical advice, or, if appropriate, provide access to a family health team doctor or suggest that you go to emergency.


Patients not registered with a family doctor at UOHS – Ontario residents

In case of emergency, always dial 911. Telehealth Ontario is a free service that allows Ontario residents to speak to a Registered Nurse with their medical questions any time of the day or night. This could be when you're sick or injured but aren't sure if you need to see a doctor or can treat the situation at home.


Patients not registered with a family doctor at UOHS – Quebec residents

In case of emergency, always dial 911. Info-Santé 8-1-1  is a free and confidential telephone consultation service that puts you in contact with a nurse in case of a non-urgent health issue.

Info-Santé 811

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