Vancouver Coastal Health Intake
Mental Health & Substance Use Services
IN AN EMERGENCY:
If you feel you might be in danger of hurting yourself or someone else, call 9-1-1 or go to a hospital emergency right away.
VCH Local Assessment and Treatment Matching Team / Intake contact information:
* A person can self-refer by calling our Assessment and Treatment Matching Team at the numbers below.
Pemberton: (604) 698-5861, available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Squamish: (604) 815-3008, available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Whistler: Intake (604) 698-6455 | Whistler Health Care Centre (604) 932-3202, available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
VCH also accepts faxed referrals on our Referral Form from Family doctors, emergency department and other community partners.
Please note – psychiatry services require a written referral from a physician and can be obtained from a family doctor or other attending physician.
Learn more about Vancouver Coastal Health mental health and substance use services at
Call 8-1-1 for health advice:
HealthLink BC is a 24-hour free phone line for confidential health information and advice.
Deaf or hearing-impaired call: 1 (866) 889-4700.
VCH Overdose Outreach
Using Street Drugs and Looking for Support? Things in your life that you would like to work on? Happy with your drug use or not, you can get support with things like:
• Connecting to addictions care if wanted (i.e. methadone, suboxone, etc.)
• Accessing harm reduction supplies (Naloxone Kit, Safe Injection Kit, Fentanyl Drug Test Strips, etc.)
• Work on your own goals (i.e. Socializing, Nutrition, Parenting, Job Skills, Budgeting, etc.)
You don’t need to be interested in changing your drug use to access any of the above services
Overdose Outreach Worker (Whistler / Pemberton):