Island Health offers a range of services for people seeking support to help manage their mental health and substance use.
If you are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, please call the Vancouver Island Crisis Line, available 24/7 1-888-494-3888. You can also call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department
For information about local mental health and substance services or a program referral, click one of the links below.
Campbell River: 250-850-2620
Comox Valley: 250-331-8524
Cowichan Valley: 250-709-3040
Port Alberni: 250-731-1311
Port Hardy (Mount Waddington): 250-902-6051
Port MacNeill (Mount Waddington): 250-956-4461
Southern Gulf Islands: 250-538-4711
Mental Health and Substance Use Service Link 1-888-885-8824
For more information or help navigating services for mental health, substance use and harm reduction, please call the Mental Health and Substance Use Service Link 1-888-885-8824. This line is answered seven days a week. As this is not an emergency or crisis service, callers who leave a message will be contacted the same or next day.
To see which facilities provide services, visit Mental Health and Substance Use Locations.
To find locations for safer drug use, visit Overdose Prevention & Supervised Consumption locations.
For information on the decriminalization of people who use drugs in BC, please visit the webpages for Health Canada and the Province of BC.