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Quesnel

Mental Health & Addictions Community Program

Mental Health & Addictions Community Program
GR Baker Memorial Hospital
543 Front Street - 2nd Floor
Quesnel, BC
V2J 2K7

Phone: (250) 983-6828
Fax: (250) 983-6825

Westside
395 Elliott Street
Quesnel, BC
V2J 1Y4

Phone: (250) 992-5189
Fax: (250) 985-5833

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 counseling and referral, elderly services counseling, 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 includes:

Grace Young Wellness Centre - (Referral based program)
395 Elliott Street
Quesnel, BC
V2J 1Y4

Phone: (250) 985-5824
Fax: (250) 985-5833

Offers a variety of leisure, recreational, social and employment opportunities.
Referrals are forwarded by Mental Health & Addiction clinicians to the centre.

Methadone Program

Provides methadone treatment services to individuals with drug dependency. Offers individual counseling, education, support, and methadone treatment interdisciplinary case management.

  • Age Group: 19 years of age and up

Inpatient and Intensive Services

QUESST (Quesnel Unit Emergency Short Stay Treatment)

543 Front Street
Quesnel, BC
V2J 2K7

Phone: (250) 985-5608

Offers short term assessment and stabilization for people who do not require a designated facility but need a more intensive service than can be offered in a community setting.

  • 5 beds, plus one observation room
  • Age group: 19 years and up (will admit youth if necessary)
  • Services the NH Region, resources to outlining areas
  • Provides crisis stabilization, assessment, consultation and brief treatment and discharge planning
  • Group work focused on Psycho-Social Rehab model
  • Provides services for all psychiatric diagnosis including concurrent with Addictions
  • Provides  the gateway for Provincial Tertiary Services
  • Admission: via emergency dept, Mental Health and Addiction community services or Physicians

 

 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.