Opening Doors for Today's Youth
Youth and Family Substance Use Services is committed to providing effective, integrated, strength-based community services that are accessible and accountable to youth and their supports. Read our brochure (.pdf)
The following services related to substance use are available to youth and families living in the Island Health region.
Mental Health Contacts for Children and Youth
To discuss a referral or get more information, call intake at (250) 519-6794 or (250) 519-6720. For specific requests for services, please contact the Local Child and Youth Mental Health Offices of the Ministry of Children and Family Development.
Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Services
Sometimes services need to continue into adulthood, which requires transition planning. Adult mental health and substance use services are tailored for individuals age 20 and older who may be struggling with substance use, mental health, or both issues. For more information, contact Mental Health and Substance Use Services.