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Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service

Toll free, 24 hours, 7 days a week, multilingual information and referral service for people throughout BC needing help with any kind of substance abuse.more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver, BC
Helpline: 1-800-663-1441
Phone: (604) 660-9382
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BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Website has very comprehensive and helpful information about the many resources and services offered by the BCMHSUS as well as links to other mental health and substance use/addictions services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Mental Health Building
4500 Oak Street, Mental Health Building
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 0A7
Toll-free: 1-888-300-3088
Phone: (604) 875-2345
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Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Canada's national addiction agency.more info

Address / Contact Info
75 Albert Street, Suite 500
, Ottawa, ON, K1P 1E3
Phone: (613) 235-4048
Fax: (613) 235-8101
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Centre for Addictions Research of BC

An internationally recognized centre, distributed in universities and communities across BC, that is dedicated to research and knowledge exchange on substance use, harm reduction and addiction.more info

Address / Contact Info
University Of Victoria
Box 1700, Stn CSC
, Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2
Victoria: (250) 472-5445
Vancouver: (604) 408-7753
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Here To Help

Includes seven leading provincial mental health and addictions nonprofit agencies which work together as BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information
905-1130 West Pender Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6E 4A4
Toll-free: 1-800-661-2121
Phone: (604) 669-7600
Fax: (604) 688-3236
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Interior Crisis Line Network - West Kootenay Boundary Region

Toll free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week phone line answered by trained staff and volunteers who are available to listen, provide information, referral and support in an anonymous and confidential manner.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family and Individual Resources (FAIR) Centre Society
2079 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7
Crisis Line: 1-888-353-2273
Crisis Line Office: (250) 364-0274
Trail FAIR Office: (250) 364-2326
Fax: (250) 364-1480
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KB Searchlight: Child/Youth Mental Health & Substance Use Services Website

A comprehensive website describing Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use programs, services and resources in the Kootenay Boundary region and beyond. more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Family Place
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
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MADD: Mothers Against Drunk Driving

MADD: Mothers Against Drunk Driving is a non-profit grassroots organization that is committed to stopping alcohol or other drug impaired driving and supporting the victims of this violent crime.more info

Address / Contact Info
2010 Winston Park Drive, Suite 500
, Oakville, ON, L6H 6P5
Toll-free: 1-800-665-6233
Fax: (905) 829-8860
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Motherisk Alcohol and Substance Use Helpline

Helpline offers extensive information and counselling to pregnant and breastfeeding women, their families and health care providers about the fetal effects of alcohol, nicotine and drugs like marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy.more info

Address / Contact Info
Motherisk, Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8
Helpline: 1-877-327-4636
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Problem Gambling Help Line & Services

24 hour, 7 day a week, toll free telephone counselling, screening, assessment and referrals.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Responsible and Problem Gambling Program
St. Prov Govt, Box 9311
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9N1
Helpline: 1-888-795-6111
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