About Mental Health & Addiction Services
Mental Health and Addiction Services provides a wide range of programs and services to assist persons experiencing difficulties with mental health or substance use. Our programs deliver high quality services in the North, aimed to restore, promote, and maintain well-being. Programs are generally structured to the needs of each person through all stages of life, including youth, adult and the elderly.
Mental Health and Addiction teams work in partnership with many community service providers to offer wrap around services that are client focused and provide a continuum of care options.
In keeping with BC's Mental Health Reform Best Practices, Northern Health is committed to providing, and continuously improving, a continuum of services for individuals and their families who are living with addictions and mental illness. The ongoing process of integrating services in keeping with 'Every Door is the Right Door' is reflected in the services we provide.
Northern Health Authority provides a wide range of Mental Health and Addiction services in a variety of community and residential settings. Services vary from short-term assessment and treatment to long-term programs for those with a serious and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse problems. Programs are designed to help clients achieve independence and improve the quality of their lives.