Tertiary Care

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Tertiary Care

Mental Health Tertiary Care provides highly specialized care for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness whose care needs are beyond what can be supported by community programs. Tertiary care facilities provide individualized treatment based on psychosocial rehabilitation using a combination of modelling, support, encouragement and education to achieve maximum independence.

There are three regional adult mental health tertiary care facilities on Vancouver Island.

General Information on Tertiary Care

Referral Required?
Required
How to Get Referral

Access to Tertiary Care is via inpatient unit, a MHSU Team or Case Manager.

Contact Us

For information and/or questions contact the Regional Access Coordinator for Tertiary Mental Health Services call: 250-709-3337

Locations

Bamfield Health Centre

Bamfield Health Centre

353 Bamfield Rd
P.O. Box 40
Bamfield, B.C. 
V0R 1B0

250-728-3312

Chemainus Health Care Centre

Chemainus Health Care Centre

9909 Esplanade St
Chemainus, B.C.
V0R 1K1

250-737-2040

Cormorant Health Centre

Cormorant Island Health Centre

49 School Rd
Alert Bay, B.C.
V0N 1A0

250-974-5585

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