Substance Use & Addiction

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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!

 

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News & Events

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Island Health’s flu season mask-up policy for visitors comes into effect December 2, 2019

To help protect patients, staff and the public from the flu, Island Health’s mask-up visitor policy starts December 2.

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Island Health project targets hepatitis C in northern Vancouver Island

An Island Health pilot project beginning in October will take the first steps to eliminate hepatitis C for people living in northern Vancouver Island.

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island health mag fall 19

Island Health Magazine Fall 2019

The fall issue of Island Health magazine includes articles on Active Transportation, Recovery Success Stories and Handling Bats. This issue also features articles on Handling the Holidays including the Importance of Self-Care and Lightening up your Holiday Dinner.

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