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Interior Health Authority

1. Name of Service

Kootenay Boundary Early Psychosis Intervention

2. Address of Service

Regional Mental Health Advocate 1-877-364-2326 (Toll Free)

Regional Mental Health Crisis Line 1-888-353-2273 (Toll Free)

 

Castlegar East Shore Grand Forks

Mental Health and Substance Use Services

707-10th Street
Castlegar, BC
V1N 2H7

phone: 250-304-1846
fax: 250-304-1240

East Shore Community Health Centre

15985 Hwy 3A
PO BOX 161
Crawford Bay, BC
V0B 1E0

phone: 250-227-9006

(Limited Services possible due to rural location)

Mental Health and Substance Use Services

7474-3rd Street (Box 34)
Grand Forks, BC
V0H 1H0

phone: 250-442-0330
fax: 250-442-0334

Kaslo Nakusp Nelson

Kaslo Primary Health Services

673 A Avenue (PO Box 670)
Kaslo, BC
V0G 1M0

phone: 250-353-2291
fax: 250-353-2738

(Limited Services possible due to rural location)

Arrow & Slocan Lakes Mental Health and Addiction Services

97-1st Avenue N.E. (Box 87)
Nakusp, BC
V0G 1R0

phone: 250-265-5253
fax: 250-265-5250

(Limited Services possible due to rural location)

Mental Health and Substance Use Services

2nd Floor 333 Victoria Street
Nelson, BC
V1L 4K3

phone: 250-505-7248
fax: 250-505-7246

Trail Salmo  

Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Suite 3 1500 Columbia Street
Trail, BC
V1R 1J9

phone: 250-364-6262
fax: 250-364-6237

Please contact the Nelson Office for services

 

3. Hours of Service:

Monday to Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm

After Hours 24 hours a day call Regional Mental Health Crisis Line at no charge 1-888-353-2273. This number is provided to clients if they are experiencing increased symptoms outside of office hours. The crisis line provides clients with any emotional support needed and connects clients to various resources in the community including 911

4. Who Can Receive Services?

Age range Transition between MCFD and Adult services start at around 18 – 19 before which time MCFD deal with youth EPI
Type of Psychoses or disorders
  • Psychosis NOS
  • Bipolar disorder with psychotic features
  • Schizoaffective disorder with psychotic features
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance induced psychosis

Other inclusion/exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • Auditory hallucinations
  • Visual hallucinations or other perceptual disturbance
  • Thought disturbance
  • Paranoia or bizarre behaviour

5. Do I need A Referral?

Anyone can refer including self-referral.