Our services are for people with complex mental illness and addictions. If you live in B.C. and you're looking for help with general or less severe mental health and substance use issues, these resources may help.
The BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information is a coalition of
seven non-profit organizations stewarded by BC Mental Health and Substance Use
Services. The BC Partners work together to promote mental health literacy and
decrease stigma related to mental health and substance use across the province.
For more information on these organizations, visit the BC Partners section of our website.
The Community Legal Assistance Society provides legal services
to people in B.C. who are marginalized. The society provides representation at BC
Review Board hearings for people who are receiving treatment at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, as well as independent legal information for people
receiving involuntary treatment under B.C.'s Mental Health Act.
For information and
resources on mental health and substance use literacy, visit our mental health promotion and literacy section.
joint project of the BC Partners
for Mental Health and Addictions, HeretoHelp provides information and
resources in B.C. to help people manage their mental health and substance use.
Through this resource, family members can learn more about these conditions as
well as how to support a loved one with mental health or addiction issues.
Foundrybc.ca is a website that
provides young people and their families information on mental health and
well-being, substance use, social support and services, navigation assistance
Toward the Heart is a provincial harm reduction program of the BC Centre for Disease Control.
Mental Health and Substance Use Services is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority. For other mental health
and substance use services at PHSA, visit our services.
If you're looking for community-based treatment options for a mental illness or addiction, visit a doctor or contact your local health authority.
Coastal Health Authority
General inquiries: (604) 736-2033
Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
1 (866) 884-0888 (Toll-free if you live outside the Lower Mainland)
inquiries: 1-877-935-5669 (toll-free), 604-587-4600 (local)
General inquiries: 250-370-8699
General inquiries: 250-469-7070
Nations Health Authority
Toll free: 1-866-913-0033