Mental Health & Substance Use

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This page provides information and resources that can help you and your loved ones through your mental health and substance use journey. Explore each health topic by clicking the links below. 

Service Link

For additional information or help navigating services, call Island Health’s Mental Health and Substance Use Service Link at 1-888-885-8824. This line is answered by a call taker every day of the week.

Crisis Line

If you are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, please call the Vancouver Island Crisis Line, available 24/7 1-888-494-3888. You can also call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department.


Find information about Mental Health and Substance Use Services.

Find resources and services related to mental health and substance use.

Child, Youth and Family Mental Health Services offers a range of services that will help support the young people in your life.

Psychosocial rehabilitation helps people with serious mental health and substance use challenges to enhance their quality of life.

Island Health has developed a resilience and safety grants program to improve mental health, youth resiliency and address problem substance use.

Services and locations relating to substance abuse for youth, adults and seniors.