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Local Resources:

-Castlegar Mental Health and Substance Use Office: 250-304-1846

-Castlegar Community Services: 250-365-2104


-Crisis Line 24/7: 1 (888) 353-2273

-Canadian Mental Health Association

-BC Mental Health and Substance Use:

Online Resources:

             Mood Disorders:



              Personality Disorders:


              LGBTQIA +


-Resources for Family of Youth Struggling with MH or SU:



-Castlegar Child and Youth Mental Health Office: 250-365-4470

-Freedom Quest


-BC Children’s Youth and Family Resource Site for Mental Health and Substance Use:


-Talking with Your Youth about Substance Use:


-Social and Emotional Learning Resources Finder:


            Alcohol and Substance Use:

-Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service: (800) 663-1441



-Castlegar Mental Health and Substance Use Office: 250-304-1846​

-Harm Reduction Services

AIDS Network, Outreach & Support Society Needle Exchange West Kootenay Boundary Regional Office 101 Baker St., Nelson 1 (800) 421 AIDS (2437) or (250) 505-5506


-Harm Reduction Supplies Locator – Interior Health Authority:




Detox (Please Contact Your Health Care Provider or the Detox Offices Directly for more information):

-AXIS Family Resources – Castlegar Detox Center:  778-460- 1901


-Phoenix Centre - Kamloops


Private Treatment Centers (Please Contact Directly):

-Top of the World - (Near Cranbrook)

-Crossing Point - (Near Kelowna)

-Sage Health Center - (Near Kamloops)

-Options Okanagan - (Locations Near Salmon Arm and Kelowna)

Consider Many More Options in BC at: 



Anxiety Release


Calm Space

Insight Timer





Recommended Books:

Bessel van der Kolk – The body Keeps Score

Peter Levine – Walking the Tiger: Healing Trauma

Michael Newton - Journey of Souls


Brene Brown - The Gifts of Imperfection

Mark Manson - The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k

Eckhart Tolle - The Power of Now

Robert Hanson - Buddhas's Brain and Hardwiring Happiness

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