Substance use treatment beds for adults

Substance use treatment beds for adults
Island Health operates or funds a range of services for substance use detox, treatment and supportive recovery. As part of this continuum of services, new subsidized adult treatment beds are available at the following sites:

Access to treatment beds  
A referral from a health care professional is required to access publicly funded treatment beds. This includes medical staff, contractor, independent community practitioner or community support team member. Health care professionals must complete a standardized referral package with the client and then email completed packages to Island Health’s Regional Triage Committee reviews the referral applications for eligibility and priority. Program staff confirm acceptance or declination with the referring health care professional.

Eligible clients:

  • Meet the criteria for a Substance Use Disorder in the moderate to severe range
  • Want to engage in abstinence-based residential treatment
  • Have been unsuccessful in maintaining abstinence with lower or other levels of care 
  • Are not experiencing psychotic symptoms, except in the context of intoxication or withdrawal
  • Reside within the geographic area serviced by Island Health

General Information on Substance use treatment beds for adults

Referral Required?
How to Get Referral

Health care professionals must complete a standardized referral package.

Contact Us

Visit Referrals to Mental Health & Substance Use Services for local contacts in your area.


Ladysmith Community Health Centre

Ladysmith Community Health Centre

1111-4th Avenue
PO Box 10
Ladysmith, B.C. 
V9G 1A1


North Island Hospital Comox Valley

North Island Hospital Comox Valley

101 Lerwick Rd
Courtenay, B.C. 
V9N 0B9


port alice health centre

Port Alice Health Centre

1090 Marine Dr
Port Alice, BC
V0N 2N0


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