Mental Health & Addiction Community Programs
Mental Health & Addictions Community Program
3793 Alfred Ave – 2nd
Phone: (250) 847-6405
Fax: (250) 847-5993
After Hours or Emergency Line: (250) 847-2611 Bulkley Valley District Hospital
24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-562-1214
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
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
Offered at two locations:
Healthy Living Center (Mondays)
1070 Main Street
3862B Broadway Ave
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
Bulkley Valley General Hospital
Provides methadone treatment services to individuals with drug dependency. Offers individual counselling, education, support, and methadone treatment interdisciplinary case management.
Adult Residential Services
Adult residential services are available at a number of locations and provide a varying level of care for adults with mental health or substance use issues.
Tertiary resources provide 24/7 rehabilitation and residential care for adults with severe or persistent mental illness. Psychogeriatric tertiary residential services provide 24/7 elderly tertiary rehabilitation and residential care.
In collaboration with Mental Health & Addiction team leads, the resources are managed through a Northern Health Mental Health & Addiction Tertiary Resource Utilization Coordinator which provides a system of bed management across Northern Health.
3793 Alfred Ave
Phone: (250) 847-4443
Fax: (250) 847-3895
Bulkley Lodge is a long term geriatric care facility administered through Home and Community Care. The facility has fourteen (14) Designated Mental Health and Addiction beds; 10 beds are designated rehabilitation, and 4 beds residential.
The facility offers 24 hour staffing and a complement of interprofessional health providers.
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.