Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre

The Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre will assist people struggling with substance abuse and addiction. The location will also be convenient for people relying on street level services for food and shelter as well as addiction challenges.  The facility will operate 24 hours a day and offer up to nine sobering beds that will provide short-term services (up to 24 hours) for persons of any gender aged 17 and older who is intoxicated due to drug or alcohol use.

The Sobering and Assessment Centre is provided through the Vancouver Island Mental Health Society (VIMHS).  VIMHS was awarded the Island Health contract to operate a sobering and assessment centre in downtown Campbell River. 

VIMHS is a registered charitable non-profit Society first organized by a group of concerned citizens in 1977 with financial support from the Knights of Columbus. VIMHS currently owns and operates five facilities in Nanaimo, B.C., serving approximately 80 adults at any given time by providing continuous support for individuals with mental health, addiction, and/or cognitive challenges. Our philosophy of care is grounded in psycho-social rehabilitation.

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Vancouver Island Mental Health Society
1330 Dogwood Street Campbell River, BCV9W 3A6

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Languages spoken: English

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Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre The Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre (CRSAC) provides a safe and supportive environment for substance affected individuals to become sober. The CRSAC also provides links to services for substance-dependent individuals that may have secondary issues including mental and/or physical health challenges. The facility will operate 24 hours a day and offer up to nine sobering beds. The CRSAC is operated by Vancouver Island Mental Health Society (VIMHS). VIMHS is a registered charitable non-profit organization based in Nanaimo BC. Our goal is to encourage a society that values and supports ALL people, including those experiencing psychiatric, addiction, and cognitive challenges through thoughtful, community-driven leadership.

This program was last updated on 20 Jul 2017.