Adult Substance Use Services - Nakusp (Arrow and Slocan Lakes)

Provides services for adults with problematic substance use (addictions) concerns:

  • Assessment
  • Individual and group treatment including relapse prevention which provides ongoing support to help maintain recovery

Referral and coordination for those needing:

  • Opiod Substitution Therapy (OST) (utilizing methadone or suboxone)
  • Withdrawal (detox) services
  • Day Treatment, Residential Treatment or Residential Supportive Recovery services

Free naloxone (narcan) kits are available at the office for substance users, family members or friends. In addition, free harm reduction supplies including needles and safer smoking kits are also available upon request.

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

Contact the Nakusp Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) office directly or call 310-MHSU (6478) to be routed to the closest office

Serves the Arrow and Slocan Lakes area including communities of Burton, Edgewood, Fauquier, Hills, Nakusp, New Denver, Silverton, Summit Lake and Trout Lake.

Please inquire about COVID-19 protocols.

Address / Contact Info

Interior Health Nakusp Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Services
Arrow Lakes Hospital 97 - 1st Avenue NE Nakusp, BCV0G 1R0
Box 87
Nakusp, BC
V0G 1R0

Phone Numbers

Nakusp MHSU Office: (250) 265-5253
MHSU Single Access #: 310-MHSU (6478)
Fax: (250) 265-5250

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Monday to Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served:

Web Links

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This program was last updated on: 18 Jan 2021.