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Mental Health Supports in the Southern Interior

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Interior Health offers a range of services for people seeking support to help manage their mental health and substance use.

For medical emergencies, please call 9-1-1. If you or someone you care about is experiencing suicide-related thoughts and behaviours, you need to know that you’re not alone and there are many crisis centres available 24 hours a day to talk. You can also call 9-8-8 or go to the nearest Emergency Department.

BC Crisis Line: 1-888-353-2273

Kelowna: 

  • Interior Health MH&SU
    505 Doyle Ave., Kelowna | 250-469-7070
  • Foundry Kelowna (AGES 12-24)
    100 – 1815 Kirschner Rd., Kelowna
    236-420-2803 or Email: foundrykelowna@cmha.bc.ca
  • Connect Counselling
    204 – 347 Leon Ave Kelowna
    Phone: 250-860-3181 or Email: connectcounselling@shaw.ca
  • WestBank First Nation Health and WellnessBuilding
    1900 Quail Lane, Westbank | 250 768 8299
  • Lake Country Health
    10080 Main St., Lake Country | 778-215-5247
  • Vernon Mental Health & Substance Use
    1440 – 14th Ave. | 250-549-5737
  • Vernon Downtown Mental Health & Substance Use
    3306A 32nd Ave. | 250-503-373

Kamloops:

  • Kamloops Family Resource Society
    657 Seymour St., Kamloops | 250-377-6890
  • Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society
    125 Palm St., Kamloops | 250-376-1296

Lillooet:

  • Lillooet Friendship Centre Society
    357 Main St., Lillooet | 250-256-4146

Merritt:

  • Conayt Friendship Society
    2164 Quilchena Ave., Merritt
    250-378-5107 or email: ads@conayt.com

Kootenay:

  • East Kootenay Addiction Services Society
    1617 Baker St., Cranbrook | 1-877-489-4344
  • EKASS, located at Valley Community Services
    915 Pine St., Creston | 250-428-3036
  • EKASS, located 1221-E 7th Ave, Fernie | 1-800-644-6144
  • Invermere Health Centre, 850 10th Ave., Invermere | (250) 342-2360.
  • Shuswap Band Office, RR#2-3A 492 Arrow Rd.,
    Invermere | Toll Free: 1-833-847-0727 or Local: (250) 341-3678
  • East Kootenay Addiction Services Society, 1317 7th
    St., Invermere | Call 250-342-3868
  • Elkford Health 212 Alpine Way, Elkford | 250-865-2247.

Nelson:

  • Nelson Community Services | 250-352-3404
  • Street Outreach Program | 250-777-3993

Penticton: 

  • Penticton Mental Health and Substance Use Office
    740 Carmi Ave., Penticton | 250-770-3555
  • Osoyoos Mental Health & Substance Use Office
    4816 – 89th St., Osoyoos | 250-495-6433
  • Keremeos Mental Health and Substance Use Office
    700 – 3rd Street, Keremeos | 250-499-3029
  • Martin St Outreach Centre
    101-437 Martin St., | 250-770-3697
  • Ooknakane Friendship Centre
    146 Ellis St, Penticton | 250-490-3504 or email reception@friendshipcentre.ca
  • OneSky Community Resources Intern Counseling Services
    330 Ellis St, Penticton, BC V2A 4L7 | 250-492-5814
  • Mental Health & Addiction Services
    South Similkameen Health Centre
    Box 579, 700 – 3rd St., Keremeos | 250 499-3029
  • Desert Sun Counselling and Resource Centres:
    762 Fairview Rd., Oliver | 250-498-2538
    8701 Main St., Osoyoos | 250-495-2623

Thompson & Cariboo: 

  • Salmon Arm Mental Health Services, 851 – 16th St. NE. | 250-833-4102
  • Community Connections Revelstoke
    Box 2880, 314 Second St East. | 250-837-2920 or E-mail: info@community-connections.ca
  • Canadian Mental Health Association Cariboo Chilcotin Branch,
    201, 35 Second Ave. S. Williams Lake | 250-398-8220
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