Provides screening, assessment, treatment recommendations and referrals to VIHA Mental Health and Substance Use and external community programs in the Victoria area. The intake team includes professionals with backgrounds in social work, nursing, substance use treatment and psychology, with psychiatrist support to make referral decisions.
Mental Health Services Phone: 250.519.3485 Fax: 250.381.3222
Substance Use Services Phone: 250.213.4441 Fax: 250.213.4445
- Mental Health Programs require a referral from family physician or nurse practitioner. Please fax a completed physcian's referral form and patient questionaire to 250.381.3222.
- A copy of our forms can be accessed by calling out office at 250.519.3485.
- Self referral for Substance Use Services is initiated by attending a Group Information Session held at Addictions Outpatient Treatment, Quadra Clinic on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Due to limited seating information sessions are held on a first-come first-served basis. Please come 20 minutes early to secure a seat.
- An intake clinician will review the referral and, if necessary, contact the client to conduct a further screening and assessment interview and forward the referral to the appropriate service.