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 Mental Health and Substance Use resources can be challenging to navigate. We want to help you with finding your best fit. 

This page is here to support you in navigating your care or the care of a friend or family member. 

Your Mental Health care is important at any age and any stage. All these organizations have friendly and supportive staff able and willing to help you improve and maintain your healthcare needs. 

Most referrals can be completed by you, a family member, and or a friend. If you have any questions about the best fit or any additional mental health and substance use supports, please contact your family physician.

The lists below reflect our local resources, there are additional resources available through private and provincial services. Please be understanding, with an increased need for mental health resources, wait times do exist. For emergency crisis services please go to your nearest emergency department or contact 9-1-1.

Local Youth Resources

Children to young adults experiencing mental health and substance use concerns can seek support from the following local resources. There is everything from one-to-one in-person options to virtual group supports, where tools and mindfulness techniques are learned and practiced. 

24/7 Services

 

310.1234 (no area code needed) 

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Youth & Family Peer Support, Mental Health Support, Social Services, Substance Use Support

Provides free and confidential supportive mental health, wellness, and substance use services to fit unique needs. 

Drop-in available Monday – Wednesday, 2-7pm, or call to book and appointment 604.546.2700

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Individuals 12-24 and their caregivers can drop-in or schedule virtual counselling, peer support, primary car, employment support, group workshops…

Visit via the Mobile App or online.

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Counsellors use various modalities found to be essential in healing from trauma. This could include play, expressive and cognitive behavioural therapies.

Individuals and families can self-refer by contacting Clinical Counselling Services at 604.534.2171 ext 104

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Community Counselling

 

Provides support for emotional, relational, or situational challenges. Counselling provides strategies, tools, and frameworks to strengthen and improve view, mood, and life balance. 

Complete an intake form or
Call LCSS at 604.534.7921 and complete intake by phone.

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A team comprehensive and supportive clinicians to support recovery. This includes medication and symptom management, relapse prevention planning, education… EPI is not a crisis service. 

Anyone can call to make a referral at 604.538.4278

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Provides assessment and intervention services to children and teens experiencing a mental health crisis. 

Anyone can book by calling 1.844.782.7811

Available M-F 9am-9pm, weekends/holidays 12-9pm

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Provides support and tools necessary to significantly reduce the risk of suicide. Services include, counselling, resources, risk assessment, workshops…

Professional Referrals

Self or Caregiver Referrals 

 

Call SPEAC Intake at
604.584.5811 ext 11366

Fraser Health
Crisis Line

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24/7 for anyone who needs immediate, free, emotional support, crisis intervention and/or community resources information.

604.951.8855

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24/7 for any issue on your mind, big or small. Talk about bullying and abuse, friends and family, emotional well-being… 

Call 1.800.668.6868 

Text 686868 (no data or wifi needed)
kidshelpphone.ca to chat live

Mobile App available

 

Local Adult Resources

Adults facing mental health and substance use concerns, or who are affected by someone else’s concerns, can seek low cost and local support from the following organizations. Depending on the severity of your health concerns, additional resources may be needed. Please contact your family physician. 

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Case management and resources for individuals experiencing persistent mental health concerns. Group counselling, short-term intervention, and supports available. 

Anyone can refer by calling 604.514.7940

M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

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An 8-week group medical visit for patients who want to learn practical tools to improve their mental health. 90 min group visits with up to 16 patients using Zoom. 

See your family physician, referrals are to be completed and sent by a physician or nurse practitioner.

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Community Counselling

 

Provides support for emotional, relational, or situational challenges. Counselling provides strategies, tools, and frameworks to strengthen and improve view, mood, and life balance. 

Complete an intake form or
Call LCSS at 604.534.7921 and complete intake by phone.

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Trauma Therapy

 

Counsellors use various modalities found to be essential in healing from trauma. This could include play, expressive and cognitive behavioural therapies.

Individuals and families can self-refer by contacting Clinical Counselling Services at 604.534.2171 ext 104

Psychosocial rehabilitation programs help people to live, learn, work, and socialize in their community. 

Call 604.530.5033

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Parent Peer Support

 

Emotional support, information, resources and navigation for parents and caregivers of a child – young adult with a mental health and or substance use challenge. 

Online referral form or
Call 1.855.887.8004 

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Help for the Hard Times

 

Workshops are facilitated and hosted online by parents with lived experience. Topics include How to support a safety plan at home, taking care of your self and family after a crisis… 

Online registration

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24/7 for anyone who needs immediate, free, emotional support, crisis intervention and/or community resources information.

604.951.8855

 

Indigenous Focused Resources

Indigenous patients and their family members have access to services where providers are trained in cultural safety and trauma informed practices. Health Liaisons, supports and crisis lines are available to counsel you through mental health and substance use needs. For additional supports please contact your family physician. 

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Aboriginal Health Liaisons

 

Connect First Nations, Métis and Inuit patients and family members, health providers and other services providers to make sure Indigenous patients receive culturally safe, appropriate, and timely care.

Call 1.866.766.6960

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Virtual Support

 

Virtual specialist support in addictions medicine and psychiatry. 

Referral from a health and wellness provider. This can be the First Nations Virtual Doctor of the Day

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24-HR Crisis Line 

 

Provides crisis services for Indigenous people across BC.

Adults/Elders call 250.723.4050

Youth call 250.723.2040

Toll Free 1.800.588.8717

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Indian Residential School Survivors Society

 

24/7 support for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of their residential school experience.  

Call 1.866.925.4419

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24/7 chat and phone line and counselling support to all Indigenous people. 

Call 1.855.242.3310

Chat online

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24-HR Crisis Line

 

Immediate crisis intervention, depression and anxiety, financial issues, bullying and peer pressure support. 

Call 1.833.638.4722

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Substance Use Services

 

The FNHA and other organizations provide culturally safe and trauma-informed cultural, emotional, and mental health services to Indigenous people in BC. 

Substance Use Support Resources

For individuals wanting to make a change in their personal substance use problems, local organizations are available to support you in your journey. For additional supports, please contact your family physician. 

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Substance Use Services

 

Outpatient services providing education, counselling and referrals for individuals wanting to create change in their personal substance use problems.

Call the intake at 604.534.7230 ext 1108

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Parent Peer Support

 

Emotional support, information, resources and navigation for parents and caregivers of a child – young adult with a mental health and or substance use challenge. 

Online referral form or
Call 1.855.887.8004