Port Alberni - Rehabilitation and Recovery

Provides multidisciplinary mental health services to adults with severe and persistent, mental illness.


  • multidisciplinary team - nurses, rehab service workers, psychiatrist
  • access to neuropsychological testing
  • integrated with psychiatric inpatient unit
  • discharge and care planning
  • case management
  • intensive/Assertive case management
  • psychiatric consult and medication management
  • life skills education and healthy living as necessary to live independently
  • medication education, management, monitoring and administration
  • illness education and symptom management
  • social recreational skills and a weekly social recreational group
  • semi Independent Living (SIL) - psychosocial support and rent subsidies
  • housing support, active members of Kendall Housing Committee (MHAS supported housing)
  • introduce and assist clients in accessing community resources
  • provide advocacy
  • access to vocational resources
  • crisis management and intervention
  • consultation with client's support systems including family, friends and other caregivers
  • early psychosis intervention

Access Services

Intake provides a timely, single point of entry for all Port Alberni Mental Health & Addiction services.


If you are in a situation that involves immediate risk of harm to self or others, please call 9-1-1.

For emotional support or assistance contact Vancouver Island 24 Hour Crisis Line : 1-888-494-3888.

4780 Roger St
Port Alberni, B.C.
V9Y 3Z2


Fax: 250-731-1312

Services at Port Alberni - Rehabilitation and Recovery