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Prince Rupert

Mental Health & Addiction Community Programs

Mental Health & Addictions Community Program
Prince Rupert Health Unit
300 - 3rd Avenue West
Prince Rupert, BC
V8J 1L4

Phone: (250) 622-6310
Fax: (250) 622-6319

The Mental Health & Addiction community programs offer services that include a combination of functions with interprofessional teams, as well as some specialty services, i.e. Developmental Disabilities Mental Health (DDMH), Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), etc.  Youth addictions counselling and referral, elderly services counselling, early psychosis, eating disorders, vocational and recreation rehabilitation is also available at most community Mental Health & Addiction programs.
Community programs provide assessment, treatment and referrals for adults with mental health and/or addiction problems. The range of services include:

Adult Addiction Day Treatment Program

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital
300 - 3rd Avenue West
Prince Rupert, BC
V8J 1L4

The Adult Addiction Day Treatment program provides a client centered approach to wellness. The program focuses on assisting individual’s to achieve greater responsibility for their individual recovery, provides access to resources for on-going support and uses the harm reduction model to promote quality health and well-being.

  • Age group: 19+
  • Provides a continuous intake
  • Staffed with nurses and clinicians
  • Provides programs for clients with addictions or concurrent issues in a group module format
  • Recreational/leisure support
  • Nutrition education
  • Does not provide individual case management
  • Works in collaboration with community partners: MHAS Case Managers, Native Friendship Centres, Needle Exchange Programs, and Community Supportive Recovery beds etc.
  • GP’s provide some client support (sessional time)
  • No psychiatry services are available for this program at this time.

 For additional information on other local, provincial, and national resources, below are links to HealthLink BC, the Ministry of Health Services, and BC Mental Health and Addiction Services.