While mental illness or substance use can seriously affect you and your family members, recovery is possible. Like most illnesses, getting early treatment is important. Mental Health and Substance Use services provide a range of health care and support services to adults and older adults struggling with acute, chronic, or recurring challenges, including:
- Adjustment Disorders
- Bipolar disorder
- Eating disorders
- Mood Disorders
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Personality Disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Substance Use
Services may be provided in hospitals, the community or in your own home. For other services available in Vancouver, visit Providence Health Care website.
Find ways to access mental health and substance use services.
We support children and youth with serious mental health difficulties or social, emotional or behaviour disturbances. Go to the Children & youth mental health services page.
Acute and short term treatment services provide assessment, stabilization and short-term treatment in hospital, community or home environments.
Go to the acute and short term treatment services page.
Learn more about how our
programs serve clients with major and persistent mental illnesses in the community.
Search our directory for programs for anyone struggling with
body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders.
Harm reduction / needle exchange
We provide supplies for safer drug injection and smoking, as well as information and referrals to health and substance use services.
Learn more about harm reduction.
Mental health & substance use housing
Online services make it easy to get the help you need at a time and place that is convenient for you.
Services for adults dealing with various forms of mental illness.
Learn more about mental health outpatient services.
Services that can help those struggling with substance use or addiction, including detox, counselling and medication.
Tertiary mental health services provide specialized care to meet the needs of individuals with serious and persistent mental illness who have not been successfully treated by other programs.