Mental Health & Substance Use Services

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Island Health offers innovative services for treatment and support for those impacted by mental health and substance use issues.

If you are experiencing a crisis or an emergency, the Vancouver Island Crisis Line, available 24/7: 1-888-494-3888.

To access services or seek referral to any of our mental health programs and locations, visit our Mental Health and Substance Use Referral Pages.

Access telephone numbers:

Campbell River: 250-850-2620

Comox Valley: 250-331-8524

Cowichan Valley: 250-709-3040

Nanaimo: 250-739-5710

Oceanside: 250-951-9550

Port Alberni: 250-731-1311 

Port Hardy: 250-902-6051

Port MacNeill: 250-956-4461

Southern Gulf Islands: 250-538-4711

Victoria: 250-519-3485

Westshore/Langford: 250-370-5799

Westcoast: 250-726-1282

For facilities that provide these services, see Mental Health and Substance use locations

To find places providing space for safer drug use, see our Supervised Consumption locations.

 

Recovery Addiction Support (RAS) is an abstinence-based program for individuals recovering from substance use addiction offering daily psycho-educational groups covering a great variety of topics related to recovery, mental health, and wellness.
Child Youth and Family Mental Health provides tertiary services to children, youth and their families throughout Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.
This outreach team works with individuals who have experienced a recent opioid overdose and are not connected to a case management or substance use team.
Inpatient services are accessed through your family doctor, psychiatrist or through emergency services.
Assisting people at different stages of their alcohol and drug recovery.
YT5 (Youth Tier 5) provides integrated service to youth primarily 13-18 years of age who have multiple and complex needs related to persistent and significant substance use and mental health challenges.