Adult Substance Use Services - Salmo

Provides a range of services for adults with substance use 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 Crisis Response Services in Trail or Nelson  

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 and Treatment Services:  Provides counselling for people experiencing moderate to severe substance use concerns.  Services may include assessment & interventions, psychiatric consultation, self-management support, group and individual counselling.

Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) Program: Referral to Trail, Castlegar or Nelson

Overdose prevention services include training & distribution of free naloxone (narcan) kits available  for substance users, family members or friends. 

Regional & Provincial Services include: Withdrawal (detox) servicesand various Treatment programs including Day Treatment,  Supportive Recovery  and Residential Treatment Programs 

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

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 Resources Society (SCRS) Salmo MHSU Services 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.