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

https://cmha.ca

BC Mental Health and Substance Use:

http://www.bcmhsus.ca

Online Resources:

https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/resource-library

https://www.bchealthyliving.ca/what-we-do/working-on-wellness/wellness-topics/

             Mood Disorders:

 

https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/infosheet/depression

https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/hw30709

http://depressionhurts.ca/en/improvement/support-network.aspx

https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/bipolar-disorder

               Anxiety:

https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/anxty

https://anxietycanada.com/

https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/anxiety-disorders

              Psychosis:

https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/psychosis

              Personality Disorders:

https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/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

               http://axis.bc.ca/services/addictions-services/

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: https://www.interiorhealth.ca/FindUs/_layouts/FindUs/info.aspx?type=Service&loc=&svc=Harm%20Reduction%20Supplies%20and%20Services&ploc=

 

https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/resource-library

 

 

              LGBTQIA +

https://pflagcanada.ca

https://kootenaytransgender.com/

              Youth:

Resources for Family of Youth Struggling with MH or SU:

https://keltymentalhealth.ca/podcast/bounce-back-promoting-resiliency-children-and-youth

 

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:

www.Keltymentalhealth.ca

 

Talking with Your Youth about Substance Use:

 

Social and Emotional Learning Resources Finder:

Apps:

Anxiety Release

 

Calm Space

Insight Timer

Headspace

 
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