Mental Wellness Resources

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:


             Substance Use:

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


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

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


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:



              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:


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

214 11th Avenue

Castlegar, BC

(250) 304-9654


A designation of BC Association of Clinical Counsellors