In Canada, one in three people will experience a mental illness in their lifetime and one in five will experience a substance use disorder.
Mental illness and substance use can exacerbate each other.
We provide specialized care for people with the most complex mental illness and substance use disorders in the province through 620+ residential treatment and transitional housing beds and six outpatient clinics for forensic clients. We also care for approximately 18,000 clients per year in B.C.'s 10 provincial correctional centres.