Substance Use & Mental Health

We provide substance use and mental health services that meet participants where they’re at recognizing that participants have different relationships with substance use. With compassion and professionalism, we approach participants to help them see who they truly are outside of their addiction. We believe in striving to help them to live healthy, thriving, empowered lives.

Substance Use & Mental Health + 13 cities

Available in Aldergrove Chilliwack Cloverdale Coquitlam Delta Ladner Langley Maple Ridge North Surrey Pitt Meadows South Surrey Surrey Tsawwassen

Astra supports Fraser Valley youth 13-24 (primary focus is on 13 – 18) who would like to change their relationship with alcohol and/or drugs. Staff provide support based on individual goals and needs. Please contact us at:

Please complete this referral form and email directly to the counsellor responsible for services in the catchment area as listed above. Youth can self – refer, or be referred by any concerned adult (with the youth’s knowledge). If there are questions related to the referral process, please call the counsellor or manager directly.

Substance Use & Mental Health + Chilliwack

CAPS supports youth, adults and families from age 13-99 by providing a wide range of alcohol and drug prevention and treatment services based on participant needs. Options include counselling, outreach, relapse prevention, support groups, substance affected support and referrals to treatment programs. Please contact us at 604-795-5994 or by email at or visit us at 45921 Hocking Avenue, Chilliwack BC.

Substance Use & Mental Health + Surrey

DEWY in supports youth ages 13-18 who are looking for intensive group treatment and support to reduce or overcome substance abuse. Youth are provided core support components including counselling for personal health, goal setting, value, family and friends, substance misuse education, coping skills and relapse prevention. Please contact us at 604-951-4821 or by email at

ConnectingEducationHousingSubstance Use & Mental HealthYouth and Family Support + Surrey

PCRS, Foundry Surrey is bringing together partner organizations that will address the health and wellness needs of young people aged 12 to 24 and their families. Through a partnership with individuals, businesses, other agencies, and governments, PCRS strives to achieve our mission of inspiring healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. Foundry Surrey will offer young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support, and social services.

More information about the Foundry Surrey can be found here:

Substance Use & Mental Health + Chilliwack

Traverse, located in Chilliwack, is a residential treatment program for youth ages 13-18, who want to work towards a healthier life by reducing their problematic relationship with substance use and mental health. Funded through Fraser Health in a brand new building through the support of BC Housing, this program works with youth to have individualized treatment plans that highlight their resilience and strengths, while enhancing their skills, with the support of our staff. Through a large focus on nature-based treatment, youth will learn more about their relationship with nature and the healing that can occur within it, while working towards all their personal health goals. Youth may stay up to 6 months in the program. To learn more about Traverse, see here.

Referral Process:

This program is open to youth who are currently residing in the Fraser Health region.  Prior to referral, the youth needs to be connected with a community professional support, such as:

  • Fraser Health MHSU Clinician
  • Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician
  • Fraser Health contracted Substance Use Counsellor

Together, complete the Fraser Health standard youth treatment form, then submit the form to the Fraser Health Specialized Intake Worker. For more information, see here.

Substance Use & Mental Health + 5 cities

Available in Agassiz Boston Bar Chilliwack Hope Yale

This service supports harm reduction for all ages through a mobile bus outreach in Chilliwack, Agassiz, Hope, Boston Bar and Yale. The program provides harm reduction supplies, safe collection of used supplies, STI testing, HIV/HCV prevention, harm reduction education, and referrals to community supports and substance use services. For times and locations please contact us at 604-795-5994.

Substance Use & Mental Health + 4 cities

Available in Aldergrove Chilliwack Delta Surrey

The prevention program supports youth 13-19 to prevent substance misuse. Prevention Facilitators support youth at schools and in the community through awareness presentations, groups, individual mentoring, and promotion of healthy lifestyles and activities. The school-based program is provided in several locations. Please contact us at the information below: