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Responding to COVID-19 - Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

Community Health Message posted: 29-Apr-2020 3:00 PM PDT

KB FETCH is continuing to include information about services and resources that might be helpful to residents of Kootenay Boundary (KB) communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are posting lists of resources and updates to services as well as adding specific changes to individual services pages.
If you want information specific to a particular area within the KB, go to the right-hand-side of the Home page, click on the applicable Community and then put "COVID-19" in the search bar.
Please contact us if you have information about a local service or community response to COVID-19 that you think we should include.
Many thanks to all who are working so hard to help us all get through this difficult time!

PLEASE TAKE PART: COVID-19 SURVEY OPEN UNTIL MAY 31: BC COVID-19 SPEAK:Your story, our future is a population health survey from the BC CDC to elicit citizen experience, knowledge and actions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Substance Use / Addictions - HelpLines & Websites - Information - Arrow & Slocan Lakes (Nakusp Area)

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 and locations.more info

Address / Contact Info
Mental Health Building
4949 Heather Street
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 3L7
Phone: (604) 524-7700
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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 5E7
Phone: (613) 235-4048
Fax: (613) 235-8101
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research

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

Address / Contact Info
Victoria Campus Office, Technology Enterprise Facility Room 273
2300 McKenzie Ave
, Victoria, BC, V8N 5M8
Victoria Campus Office: (250) 472-5445
Vancouver Office: (604) 408-7753
Victoria Campus Office: Fax: (250) 472-5321
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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
Web Links Website

Road Safety / Loss Prevention

Provides speakers, materials and videos about road safety and accident prevention.more info

Address / Contact Info
Insurance Corporation of BC - Kelowna
224 - 1634 Harvey Avenue
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6G2
Phone: (250) 979-4622
Fax: (250) 979-4602
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