Mental Health and Substance Use Services - 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 residents of Salt Spring Island and the other southern Gulf Islands. 

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.

  • Adult Short-term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT)
  • Case Management
  • Primary Care Social Work
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatry

Program name (alternate):  (Southern Gulf Islands Mental Health and Substance Use Intake)

Address / Contact Info

Mental Health and Substance Use Team Lady Minto Hospital
135 Crofton Road Salt Spring Island, BCV8K 1T1

Phone Numbers

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

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Intake and office hours:
Monday to Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Salt Spring Island
Cost structure: MSP
Referral criteria: 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.

Referrals can be made by a family doctor or nurse practitioner.

Referrals are also accepted by phone.
Accepting new patients / clients: Accepting new clients
Languages spoken: English

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This program was last updated on 28 Mar 2019.