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Helplines in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Addictions Centre (604) 850-5106.

Outpatient alcohol and drug program of Abbotsford Community Services funded by Fraser Health Authority. Free counseling for adults and youth affected by their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use.

Ages: All ages.

Hours: Monday to Friday (office hours) 8:30am - 4:30pm. Some evening counseling & groups as well.

Take Home Naloxone overdose kits and training available Monday to Friday.

Contact: Maureen Accleton, Office Manager @ (604)850-5106
Email: aac@paralynx.com Website: www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com

Al-A-Teen (604) 870-9774 Support group for teens affected by someone else’s drinking or their own. Ages: 8-19 Hours: Tuesday at 7:15pm Website: www.bcyukon-al-anon.org

BC Tobacco Facts Tobacco prevention program designed to help adults to support youth to stay tobacco free. Website: www.bclung.ca

D-Talks Line (866) 658-1221 An information line for youth on detox issues. Ages: 12 - 21 Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am - 7:45pm

Impact (604) 853-1766 Offers support and help to live a drug and alcohol free life professional counselors use 12-step model of recovery. Ages: 12-24 Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00am - 5:30pm Website: www.impactabby.com

Kelty Resource Centre (800) 665-1822 The Centre offers information and resources on a wide range of mental health and substance use issues affecting children and youth in our province. These include, but are not limited to: depression, anxiety, attention deficit, behavioral problems, child/youth eating disorders and substance use. Peer support workers are available to answer questions. Ages: All Ages Hours: Monday to Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm Website: www.keltymentalhealth.ca

Tobacco Control Program (800) 663-7867 Program to protect everyone, especially young people, from the harmful effects of tobacco. Ages: All ages Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Additional Resources for Parents

  • National Anti-Drug Strategy
  • Kids and drugs: A parent's guide to prevention
  • Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
  • HealthLink BC
    British Columbia: 8-1-1
    TTY: Dial 7-1-1
  • Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Line
    Lower Mainland: 604-660-9382
    Toll-free from anywhere else in BC: 1-800-663-1441