Health Services (68) Mental Health / Counselling (81) Substance Use / Addictions (26) Condition Specific Info / Support (59) Medical Clinics & Private Health Providers (34) Basic Needs / Support (67) Abuse / Neglect (34) Children, Youth & Families (46) Senior Specific (65) Education / Employment / Development (41) Gov't / Legal / Complaints / Advocacy (82) Cultural / Recreation / Social / Religious (19)  
Questions or comments?
Send us feedback

Substance Use / Addictions - HelpLines & Websites - Salmo Area


Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service (ADIRS):1-800-663-1441

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

Address / Contact Info
Toll Free Help Line: 1-800-663-1441
Dial or Text: 211
Web Links Website

BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS)

Provides highly specialized treatment for people across British Columbia with severe mental health and substance use/addiction issues, people in custody, and people who have been referred by the courts for assessment and treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
Provincial Health Services Authority, BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services
4949 Heather Street
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 3L7
Office: (604) 829-8657
Fax: (604) 829-8656
Web Links Website

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Canada's national addiction agency.more info

Address / Contact Info
500 - 75 Albert Street, Suite 500
, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5E7
Office: 1(833) 235-4048
Fax: (613) 235-8101
Web Links Website

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
University of Victoria, Health and Wellness Building Room 273
2300 McKenzie Ave
, Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2
Victoria Campus Office: (250) 472-5445
Vancouver Office: (604) 408-7753
Victoria Campus Office: Fax: (250) 472-5321
Web Links Website Email


Offers useful information and resources re mental health and substance use concerns.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information
905 - 1130 West Pender Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6E 4A4
Support & Referrals: 310-6789
Publications: 1-800-661-2121
Fax: (604) 688-3236
Web Links Website Email

Interior Crisis Line & Crisis Chat Services: 1-888-353-2273(CARE)

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

Address / Contact Info
Interior Crisis Line Network (ICLN)
Crisis Line (24/7): 1-888-353-2273
Crisis Line Trail Office: (250) 364-0274
Trail FAIR Society Office: (250) 364-2326
Web Links Website Website Email

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
Web Links Website

Kootenay Gambling Support / 24/7 Helpline: 1-888-795-6111

Provides free services and resources for people experiencing problems associated with gambling. The helpline provides 24/7 toll free telephone counselling, screening, assessment and referrals.more info

Address / Contact Info
Gambling Support BC
Problem Gambling Helpline (24/7): 1-888-795-6111
Prevention & Outreach: 1(833) 963-0808
Phone number (after hours): (250) 608-2254
Web Links Website Website Email

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
1720 Springfield Road
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 7W2
Christine Kirby: (250) 861-7947
Cell Phone: (250) 212-5119
Fax: (250) 861-7901
Web Links Website Email