Adult Mental Health Services - Salmo

Provides a range of services for adults with mental health concerns. Services are person centered, recovery oriented, trauma informed, culturally safe and utilize harm reduction principles.

For those experiencing an acute mental health or substance use crisis contact either Trail Crisis Response Services   or Nelson Crisis Response Services

Access Services is the point of entry for all people who are referred to community MHSU Services. Purpose is to gather information, provide brief intervention or immediate assistance, and support transition to appropriate support which may include:

Counselling & Treatment Services Provides counselling for people experiencing moderate to severe mental health concerns.  Services may include assessment & intervention, psychiatric consultation, early psychosis intervention, perinatal counselling, self-management support, group and individual counselling .

Treatment, Support & Recovery Services:  Provides treatment and support to help people with major mental illness and substance use concerns. Services may include: Screening and assessment, medication administration, review & monitoring, counselling, treatment & recovery plans, crisis intervention, life skills support, self-management support, relapse preventions, care coordination & referrals to programs such as the Clubhouse

Additional programs include: Seniors Mental Health & Substance Use Services,  and the following regional programs:   Eating Disorders TreatmentDevelopmental Disability Mental Health Services  and the Aboriginal Patient Navigator

Individuals may self-refer or referral may be made by a family member, physician or other helping professional.

Contact the Salmo Community Services office directly or call 310-MHSU (6478) to be routed to the closest office.

After office hours or for additional support,  contact the Interior Crisis Line Network: 1-888-353-CARE(2273): available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Address / Contact Info

Salmo Community Resource Society (SCRS) Salmo Community Services Centre
311 Railway Avenue Salmo, BCV0G 1Z0
Mailing address:
Box 39
Salmo, BC
V0G 1Z0

Phone Numbers

Salmo Community Services Office: (250) 357-2277
MHSU Single Access #: 310-MHSU (6478)
Fax: (250) 357-2385

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 9am to 12 noon; 1 to 4pm

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Areas Served

Sub-Regions ServedSalmo Area

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This program was last updated on: 08 Jul 2021.