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Aboriginal People Crisis Line

Aboriginal People Crisis Linemore info

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Toll-free: 1-800-588-8717

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Island Health
203-2000 Island Highway North (Brooks Landing Mall)
, Nanaimo , V9S 5W3
Phone: (250) 739-5710
Fax: (250) 755-3310
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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
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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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Anger into Empowerment

While many would prefer to "get rid" of anger this approach instead turns it into courage and a sense of empowerment! (Clinical Counsellor)more info

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Shore Counselling Services, A trademark of Shore Wellness Services
353 Seventh St.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 1E3
Phone: (250) 754-0698
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Community Headings: Child Abuse, Elder Abuse

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) - Nanaimo

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and rehab support for adults with complex recovery needs ranging from chemical dependency or serious mental illness or co-occuring disorders AND significant impairment in functioning.

ACT serves clients with serious mental illnesses that are complex and who have very significant functional impairments.

ACT services are delivered by a group of mental health staff from a variety of disciplines, who work as a team and provide the majority of treatment services.

ACT services are individually tailored to the needs of each client.

ACT teams are mobile and deliver services in the community.more info

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Island Health , Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSU)
Nanaimo , BC
Phone: (250) 739-5710
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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
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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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