Mental Health and Substance Use Team - Southern Gulf Islands

Part of Island Health, the Southern Gulf Islands Mental Health and Substance Use Team offers assessment and treatment for adults with mental health and substance use concerns to resident of Salt Spring Island and the other southern Gulf Islands. We offer a collaborative and comprehensive treatment team approach providing a full range of services for adults experiencing a wide range of mental health concerns and/or difficulties with the use of alcohol or other substances. Services provided by a team including Counsellors, Psychiatrists, Social Workers and Case Managers with a Nurse Practitioner to provide medical treatment for those with mental health issues and without a primary physician.

Fully integrated with the Island Health network of medical, psychiatric and psychological treatment providers, the team offers a range of services from short-term counselling for those in crisis, long-term case management for those with more serious and persistent mental illness, and the assessment and treatment of alcohol and drug use problems. After hours crisis intervention and support provided on an on-call basis at Lady Minto Hospital or by phone from 4:00 PM to midnight.

Address / Contact Info

Mental Health and Substance Use Team Lady Minto Hospital
135 Crofton Road Salt Spring Island, BCV8K 1T1
Contact name: Jon Schwabach

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 538-4849
Phone : (250) 538-8400
Fax : (250) 538-4847

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Salt Spring Island
Cost structure: MSP
Accepting new patients / clients: Accepting new clients
Languages spoken: English

Location Map

This program was last updated on 27 Jan 2016.