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!

 

Locations

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Campbell River - Vancouver Island Mental Health Society

Vancouver Island Mental Health Society
1330 Dogwood Street, Unit #5
Campbell River
V9W 3A6

 

250-287-9969

News & Events

First monkeypox case confirmed in Island Health, risk to the general public is very low

First monkeypox case confirmed in Island Health, risk to the general public is very low

One case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Island Health through laboratory testing at the BC Centre for Disease Control. The person resides in the south island. Island Health public health teams are conducting follow-up. The risk to the general public is very low. 

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Pediatric team with patient

Life Changing Treatment for Rare Disease – Closer to Home

When six year old Charleigh came to Victoria General Hospital for her 80th enzyme infusion on June 9 – the care team that surrounded her were all wearing teal to show support on Batten Disease Awareness Day.

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Public health teams help families catch up on kids’ routine vaccinations

Island Health’s public health teams are helping families ensure that their children are up-to-date with important childhood immunizations, like measles and tetanus.

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