Mental Health & Substance Use Services

Our mental health affects our ability to cope with stress, overcome challenges, build relationships, and recover from life's setbacks and hardships. Tending to our mental well-being is key to living a healthy and fulfilling life. 

Immediate support 
Crisis lines provide barrier-free, non-judgemental, confidential support and follow up through 24/7 phone lines and online services. 

24 hour crisis lines

BC Borstal Association Registered Clinical Counselling and Trauma Care

A team of highly skilled Clinical Counsellors offering therapeutic services to anyone whose lives have been impacted by trauma or adversity.

BC Borstal Clinical Counselling​

Mental health counselling & support

Support services include community mental health clinics, individual and group counselling, workshops, and specialized services for minority populations.

Metro Vancouver

Fraser Valley

Substance use support 

Support services include community substance use clinics, individual and group counselling, support groups, detox programs, residential treatment, and more. 

Inpatient and outpatient programs in BC 

Metro Vancouver

Fraser Valley

Substance use recovery groups

Indigenous-focussed mental health 
Culturally sensitive mental health support for Indigenous peoples, ranging from community support and healing groups, to services subsidized by the First Nations Health Authority. 

Indigenous-focused Mental Health Services

Informational resources on mental health 

Health Link BC's Learning Centre provides mental health information in a comprehensive resource hub. 

Health Link BC

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British Columbia

Borstal Association

Serving our community since 1948

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