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This page provides information about free, publicly available supports and services in British Columbia that you may find helpful.

Supports and Services in British Columbia

To find mental health and substance use resources near you, visit the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions Wellbeing website

Please contact the services listed below directly to find out the following:

  • what times you can use the service

  • what languages are available

  • other details about how the service works

To contact a service, use the link and/or phone number provided below.                     


24-hour access to information on the following throughout the province:

  • health care

  • mental health services

  • substance use services throughout the province  

To learn more about 8-1-1, visit the About 8-1-1 HealthLink BC website

To access: Call 8-1-1                     

310-Mental Health

310-Mental Health is a support line that gives immediate access to the following:

  • emotional support

  • information on referral options

  • a wide range of support relating to mental health concerns.

To access: Call 310-6789 (no area code)

Alcohol & Drug Referral Service (ADIRS)           

Free and confidential support for substance use related questions or concerns. This support can include referral to community substance use treatment services for people of all ages.

To access: Call 1-800-663-1441