More options available for people needing same day mental health and addiction supports

People on the South Island experiencing a mental health or substance use issue that does not require a hospital visit can now access a same-day assessment appointment and/or walk-in counselling at Island Health’s Central Access and Rapid Engagement Services (CARES) in Victoria.
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Currents Spring / Summer 2024

In this edition we feature Island Health’s Heart Health team, shine a light on innovative approaches to quality improvements and solving wicked problems, profile research nurses and a new physician in Port Hardy, and we share Island Health’s efforts to address climate change and the environment.
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Two new Port Hardy physicians ready to accept new patients

Island Health is pleased to welcome two new physicians to the Port Hardy Primary Health Care Centre.
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