This is a great place to start if you would like to know more about your own mental health and substance use.
Whether you are navigating a mental illness or substance use problem, interested in taking steps to improve your mental health, or simply want to learn more, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or confused by all of the information out there. Find information you can trust on staying well, improving your mental health and well-being, mental illnesses and recovery, safer substance use, and recovery from substance use problems. These resources can help you take charge of your mental health, make informed decisions, and use different strategies to make meaningful change.
Take short, anonymous, and confidential self-tests for depression, anxiety disorders, risky drinking, and well-being.
Email us and our information referral experts will answer your questions and help you find resources, services, programs, or other supports in BC.
People share their journey and discuss their experiences and perspectives along the way. Find hope from people who have been there and see what works (or doesn’t work) for them.
Find quick answers to common questions around finding help, navigating mental health and substance use systems, improving mental health, and more.
Where can I find free or low-cost mental health services like counselling or psychiatric medication?
The info sheets are an introduction to different mental health and substance use topics.
Workbooks and guides have in-depth tips and strategies you can try at home.
Plainer language series
The plainer language booklets are an easy-to-read introduction to mental health, seeking help, and building healthy habits.