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Substance Use / Addictions

Adult Substance Use Services Team

Provides information, education, support and treatment for people affected by or at risk of developing alcohol and other drug-related difficulties.more info

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Island Health , Mental Health Substance Use Services (MHSU)
3151 Barons Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5W5
Phone: (250) 739-5880
Fax: (250) 739-5879
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation

Al-Anon

Support for friends and families of alcoholics. more info

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Alanon
Nanaimo, BC
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation
Community Headings: Volunteer Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous

Helping alcoholics achieve sobriety. Meeting information is available online. more info

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212 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-7513
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation
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Alcoholics Anonymous - Information for Professionals

The Nanaimo Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee is available to put on presentations about what Alcoholics Anonymous does and how A.A. works. more info

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Alcoholics Anonymous - Nanaimo
212 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-7513
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation
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ARC Addiction and Recovery Clinic

ARC Nanaimo specializes in Opiate Substance Use Disorder and Opiate Replacement Therapy (Suboxone, Methadone)more info

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200-55 Victoria Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R5N9
Phone: (250) 591-1000
Phone (after hours): (250) 591-1000
Fax: (250) 591-1004
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Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions
Community Headings: Health Service

AVI Health Centre

AVI Health and Community Services - Nanaimo operates a low barrier Health Centre that provides HIV Primary Care, PrEP prescribing and follow-up, PEP access support, STBBI testing and treatment, Opiate Agonist Treatment (OAT) and addictions services, HCV treatment, and Counselling; as well as a Positive Wellness Program that provides case management and community outreach for HIV and HCV positive clients, a Men’s Wellness Program and Testing Nights that provide social programming and STBBI/PrEP services for self-identified MSM, a clinical Outreach Team supporting clients contemplating or accessing addictions services, and an Education Program that works with people who use drugs, MSM, clinic clients, schools, other organizations, services providers, and all people at risk of HIV, HCV, and/or toxic drug poisoning/overdose to support HIV, HCV, and addictions & sexual health harm reduction education.more info

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AVI Health and Community Services - Nanaimo
102-55 Victoria Road, Snuneymuxw Territory
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4N9
AVI Health Centre - Nanaimo: (250) 754-9111
Fax: (250) 754-9888
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BC Alcohol & Drug Info & Referral Line

A 24/hr information line and referral services throughout BC for people needing any kind of help with substance abuse.more info

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Nanimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-663-1441
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation
Community Headings: Education, Volunteer Resources

BC Smoking Cessation Program

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Nanaimo, BC
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Topics: Men, Women
Community Headings: Education

Clearview Detox Centre

Clearview Detox is a free of charge community residential facility providing treatment for acute medical withdrawal. The 12 bed medically supported facility serves the following regions; Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo, Parksville, Courtenay/Comox, Port Alberni, Campbell River and Tofino/Ucluelet. Clearview Detox Centre provides two programs to assist people in dealing with their addiction and related problems:
- Acute Medical Detoxification Program: This program provides Acute medical detoxification for Substance Abuse Intervention Program in their local area. This program serves all of Central and upper Vancouver Island. more info

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967 Haliburton Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 6N5
Phone: (250) 739-5891
Phone: (250) 739-5859
Fax: (250) 739-5892
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation

Crescent House Sobering & Assessment Beds

Effective Jan 2, 2017 Crescent House is switching over to 5 Sobering beds with 1 Crisis Stabilization bed.more info

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Island Crisis Care Society
1126 Seafield Cres.
, Nanaimo , BC, V9S 5K5
Phone: (250) 716-3402
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Confident Parents: Thriving Kids
Confident Parents: Thriving Kids is a family-focused phone-based coaching services effective in reducing mild to moderate behavioral problems and promoting healthy child developemnt in children ages 3-12. https://mid-island.

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