Mental Health Smithers

Mental Health Smithers

Mental Health & Addictions Community Program
3793 Alfred Ave – 2nd Floor
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0

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

1-800-suicide: 1-800-784-2433

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:

Intake
Crisis Response (refer to Community Response Unit {CRU})
Short Term Counselling (individual, family, group) (refer to Community Acute Stabilization Unit {CAST})
Longer Term Case Management (refer to Community Outreach Assertive Services Team {COAST})
Provides Life Skills support for activities of daily living
Medication management
Psycho-educational groups
Education
Psychiatric consultation

Adult Addiction Day Treatment Program

Offered at two locations:

Healthy Living Center (Mondays)

1070 Main Street
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0

Clubhouse (Thursdays)

3862B Broadway Ave
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0

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

Methadone Program

Bulkley Valley General Hospital

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

Age Group: 19+