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:

              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:

            Alcohol and Substance Use:

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




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

-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:

Detox (Please Contact Your Health Care Provider or the Detox Offices Directly for more information):

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


Phoenix Centre - Kamloops


Private Treatment Centers (Please Contact Directly):

Top of the World - (Near Cranbrook)

Crossing Point - (Near Kelowna)

Sage Health Center - (Near Kamloops)

Options Okanagan - (Locations Near Salmon Arm and Kelowna)

Consider Many More Options in BC at: 


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