Substance Use & Addiction

drugs

Services, locations & resources


For immediate help or support

If you are in a situation that involves immediate risk of harm to self or others, please call 911.

For emotional support or assistance

  • Call the Vancouver Island 24-Hour Crisis Line
  • 1-888-494-3888

More information is available at the Vancouver Island Crisis Society website.


Overdose Prevention

Find out more about overdose prevention


Booster Buddy - Youth Mental Health App

#BoosterBuddy is a mental health app designed by youth for youth in partnership with Island Health. Download for free!

 

Locations

Campbell River - AIDS Vancouver Island

1371 - c Cedar Street
Campbell River B.C.
V9W 2W6

250-830-0787

Community Medical Detox - Victoria

Community Medical Detox - Victoria

Eric Martin Pavilion
2334 Trent Street
Victoria

250-519-7708

News & Events

West Van Island

Stool transplant doctor wins research funding award

Vancouver Island – Island Health’s Dr. Christine Lee is the recipient of a 2017 Health Professional-Investigator Award.

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Mid Van Island

Comox Valley group shares support, cure information about Hepatitis C

COMOX VALLEY – Hepatitis C is a serious communicable disease that is spread through direct contact with the blood of a person living with the virus.  Symptoms can include fatigue, jaundice, abdominal pain and joint pain. In some people it can cause liver damage (cirrhosis) and liver cancer.

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Mid Van Island

AIDS Vancouver Island and Island Health implementing overdose prevention services in Campbell River

CAMPBELL RIVER—As part of the Province’s response to the overdose emergency, AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) and Island Health have implemented an overdose prevention site at 1371-c Cedar Street in Campbell River.

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