Saturday, April 5, 2014

Adult Mental Health Resources in BC

Adult Mental Health

Anxiety BC - Provides a rich resource of self-help information and programs, as well as resources for parents and caregivers.
Phone: 604-525-7566

Mood DisordersAssociation of BC604-873-0103; Toll-free 1-855-282-7979

The Seniors' Distress Line - 604-872-1234

General Mental Health Contacts

Regional Mental Health and Addiction Services for children, youth, adults, seniors and people with developmental disabilities:

Fraser Health Authority - Mental Health and Addiction Services 

Interior Health Authority – Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Northern Health Authority - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Vancouver Coastal - Mental health Intake lines

Vancouver Island Health Authority - Mental Health and Substance Use Services

VIHA – Child, Youth and Family Mental Health

General Mental Health Contacts

BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information – information, discussion forums, personal stories. 

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) – The mandate is to ensure that mental health is placed on the national agenda so that persons with a lived experience of mental illness and their families receive appropriate access to care and support.

Canadian Association For Suicide Prevention (CASP) - A Canadian nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide.

Coast Mental Health  improves the lives of people with a mental illness by providing practical and pragmatic help such as housing, jobs, community, rehabilitative social and recreational opportunities, food, clothing and basic life skills training.
Phone: 604-872-3502

Internet Mental Health  DSM-V diagnostic criteria, research, and links.

Mental Health Canada  Find a mental health professional, research and information about diagnoses, medication and more.

Mental Health Commission of Canada - a non-profit national body created to focus national attention on mental health issues and to work to improve the health and social outcomes of people living with mental illness.

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