Here you can find medical and addictions support organizations. This may be best for you if you are looking for crisis intervention, or to speak with medical staff about a treatment plan.
Surrey Mental Health and Substance Use Urgent Care Response Centre
This is a new mental health and substance use centre beside Surrey Memorial Hospital. This centre provides
- help in moments of crisis (immediate need of help)
- assessment of mental health issues (by a psychiatrist if needed)
- medication /treatment for addiction or mental health
- Connection to community services in surrey
Overall, it is one place to come to for urgent mental health or substance use issues that do not require you to be admitted to the hospital.
What you can expect: When you walk in, you register and wait to be seen by either a nurse or counselor. Once you speak with the nurse or counselor, they will connect you with other health providers (addictions specialist, psychiatrist, community centres etc) who can further help.
Punjabi Friendliness: Although the centre does not specifically advertise services in Punjabi, many of the nurses, counselors, and staff can be punjabi speaking, thereby providing this service. If there aren’t any punjabi speaking staff at that time, telephone translation services can be provided.
How to contact:
You can either call in yourself or be referred by your family doctor. You can walk in or call 604-953-6200 for an appointment. The centre is open every day 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Last walk-in appointment accepted at 10:00 p.m.
Address: 13750 96th Avenue, the centre is located in the Charles Barham Pavilion on the Surrey Memorial Hospital grounds. 13750 96 Ave, Surrey. Access from 94 A Avenue
“A specialized addictions clinic for the South Asian community to get help with drug and alcohol use. The services are provided in English, Punjabi and Hindi by nurses, counselors and doctors who are specialized in drug and alcohol use. The services provided are managing withdrawal symptoms, starting medication for addiction, one-to-one counselling, educational groups and support for families. The clinic also offers wider supports such as discussing family dynamix, finances and judicial cases. ”
What you can expect: Once you book an appointment, you will be seen by either an addictions specialist doctor or counselor who will make an assessment how to help you. This may include starting on medication that reduces alcohol cravings or withdrawal symptoms. You will also be connected to any social support or counseling provided by the centre.
Punjabi Friendliness: This clinic is tailored to provide services in Punjabi and Hindi, therefore all the providers speak either of these two languages.
How to Contact:
You can contact the Roshni Clinic at 604-580-4950 or you can ask for a referral from a family doctor, withdrawal management centre (daytox/detox) or other health care professional.
The clinic is located at Quibble Creek at 102 – 13670 94 A Ave, Surrey, B.C. and is open on the following days:
Monday – Wednesday: 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Pacific interventions and recovery solutions:
Pacific interventions and recovery solutions have created a highly specialized and dynamic addiction intervention and treatment approach utilizing scientific and evidence based strategies. We custom tailor a unique and specific approach based on each client’s individual needs.
Punjabi friendliness: An outpatient programme regarding alcoholism takes place with a Punjabi clinician Jyoti.
How to contact: Referrals are made for this programme by going into the centre or calling 604 537 3503
Address: 13618 100 Ave, Surrey, BC V3T 0A8