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Mental Health & Addiction Community Program

C/O Government Agent Office
Phone: (250) 651-7595
Fax: (250) 651-7707

Big Water Society
TRT Social & Health Bldg
Courthouse, 2nd & Pearl
Atlin, BC
V0W 1A0

Phone/Fax: (250) 651-2460
Counselor Phone: (250) 651-2189
After Hours or Emergency Line: (250) 651-2252 or RCMP (250) 651-7511

Hours of operation: Society, Weekdays 3-5pm; Counselor, Full-time weekdays

The Mental Health & Addiction community program offer services that include a combination functions with interprofessional teams.

Community programs provide assessment, treatment and referrals for adults with mental health and/or addiction problems. The range of services includes:

  • Intake
  • Crisis Response Short Term Counselling (individual, family, group)
  • Longer term case management
  • Withdrawal management
  • Provides Life Skills support for activities of daily living
  • Medication management
  • Psycho-educational groups
  • Education
  • Our community has a Safe House.

We have a strong interagency team and good collaboration with other agencies in Atlin.

 For additional information on other local, provincial, and national resources, below are links to HealthLink BC, the Ministry of Health Services, and BC Mental Health and Addiction Services.