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Substance Use / Addictions

Al-Anon, Powell River

Help and support and hope for families and friends of alcoholics. A program of self discovery and fellowship with people who know and understand the havoc, loss, shame and pain of caring about someone who suffers from the disease of alcoholism.more info

Address / Contact Info
Powell River, BC
Phone: (604) 483-9031

Alano Club of Powell River

A clubhouse where people can socialize without drugs or alcohol. Cost of membership $10/month; people under 60, $5/month. more info

Address / Contact Info
Alano Club
5903 Arbutus St.
, Powell River, BC, V8A 4S2
Phone: (604) 483-3800
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Alcohol and Drug Info Line

Information and referral. Connects people with drug and alcohol issues to services in their community such as rehab, treatment, AA, counsellingmore info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-800-663-1441
Phone: (604) 660-9382
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - BC Website

CISUR is a network of individuals and groups dedicated to the study of substance use and addiction in support of community-wide efforts to promote health and reduce harm. more info

Address / Contact Info
2300 McKenzie Ave
, Victoria, BC, V8N 5M8
Phone: (250) 472-5445
Fax: (250) 472-5321
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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Website

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.more info

Address / Contact Info
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 535-8501
Phone: (180) 046-3233
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Here to Help Website

‘Here to Help’ is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions information and is working to help people better prevent and manage mental health and substance use issues.more info

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1200-1111 Melville Street
, Vancouver, V6E
Phone: 310-6789
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Narcotics Anonymous, Powell River

We offer recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle. more info

Address / Contact Info
5903 Arbutus (Alano Club)
, Powell River, BC, V8A 4S2
24 hour Helpline: 1-844-484-6772

Poison Control

If you suspect someone has been poisoned by a medicine, chemical or other substance, call the Poison Control Centre at 604-682-5050 or 1-800-567-8911 (Telephone interpreting in over 150 languages available)more info

Address / Contact Info
British Columbia Drug and Poison Information Centre
Room 0063, BC Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4
24-hour Line: 1-800-567-8911
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Powell River Harm Reduction Services (VCH Public / Community Health Program)

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Address / Contact Info
VCH Public / Community Health Program
5000 Joyce Ave, 3rd Floor
, Powell River, BC, V8A 5R3
Jessica, Harm Reduction Support Worker: (604) 223-7761
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Quit Now

Quit now is a free service to help you quit smoking and remain smoke-free.more info

Address / Contact Info
Smoking Cessation Program Lung Association of British Columbia
Toll-free: 1-877-455-2233
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