Mental Health and Addictions Services

Services include:

  • Crisis Response
  • Short-term Counselling (individual, family, group)
  • Long-term Case Management
  • Life Skills Support to assist in daily living
  • Medication Management
  • Psycho-educational groups: CBT, Emotional Regulation, Self Esteem & Assertiveness, CBT groups for those with a chronic disease
  • Education
  • Psychiatric consultation

Specialized demographic programs include those for: 

  • Acquired Brain Injury patients
  • Adults with developmental disabilities
  • Early Psychosis patients
  • People with eating disorders
  • People over 65 experiencing mental health problems
  • Youth with co-occurring mental health issues and addiction

The health unit also provides basic health services for intravenous drug users, including assessment of related injection sites and wound care; and provision of harm reduction supplies.

Address / Contact Info

Northern Health 2nd Floor
3793 Alfred Ave. Smithers, BCV0J 2N0

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 847-6405
After Hours or Emergency Line: (250) 847-2611
24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-562-1214
Phone number (after hours): 1-800-784-2433
Fax: (250) 847-5993

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Web Links

Areas Served

Communities ServedSmithers and Area

Service Details

Referral protocolself, physician, specialist, health professional
Referral criteriaSelf-referrals accepted.
Languages spokenEnglish

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This program was last updated on: 28 Apr 2021.