Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Services

You can access adult Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) services in your community by completing a free and confidential intake assessment with Island Health’s local MHSU teams. 

In some communities, walk-in (or phone-in) appointments are available on the same day. Click on your community below or call your local MHSU team for more information.

For children and youth, please visit Referrals to Youth & Family Substance Use Services.

Local MHSU Teams

Campbell River250-850-2620

Comox Valley250-331-8524

Cowichan Valley250-709-3040

Nanaimo250-739-5710

Oceanside250-951-9550 ext. 38060

Port Alberni250-731-1311 

Port Hardy: 250-902-6051

Port MacNeill: 250-956-4461

Southern Gulf Islands250-538-4711

Victoria250-519-3485

Western Communities (Westshore): 250-370-5799

Westcoast: (Tofino & Ucluelet): 250-726-1282

General Information on Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Services

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Not required

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