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The Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction

About the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction

Who we treat

The Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction (BCMHA) is a provincial resource providing specialized inpatient treatment services for BC adults (over 19 years) with severe and complex concurrent substance addiction and mental health disorders.

In addition, the BCMHA fills a gap in service, meeting the complex needs of people who are homeless or living in unstable housing, who are vulnerable and who are affected by significant physical and mental health issues.

This program accepts clients on probation, as well as those using methadone.

Access to the program is by referral only. More information about the referral process. 

Services we offer

  • Consultation
  • Assessment
  • Stabilization
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Education/Family Support

The healthcare team

A multidisciplinary team of professionals with specialized expertise in treating substance addictions and mental health disorders will collaborate with clients to meet their treatment goals.

The team includes psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, a pharmacist, a dietician, recreation therapists, psychologists, mental health & addiction support workers, art therapists, music therapists, a spiritual care practitioner, a peer support coordinator, an acupuncturist, a yoga therapist, a physiotherapist and a teacher.

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Contact Us

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services
Email: feedback@bcmhs.bc.ca