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BC Alcohol and Drug Information Referral Service

BC Alcohol and Drug Information Referral Service by HealthLink BC

Alcohol & Drug Information Referral Service (ADIRS) provides free, confidential information and referral services to British Columbians in need of support with any kind of substance use issue (alcohol or other drugs). Referral to community substance use treatment services is available for all ages. Information available from ADIRS includes prevention resources, support groups, and addiction related topics such as fetal alcohol syndrome.

FREE: All ages; No referral needed; Multilingual telephone assistance is available; Confidential.

Telephone: 1-800-663-1441

Hours: 24/7

Note: This site is a community-based volunteer mental health collaboration. All information on is for educational purposes only. For specific advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor, psychologist, or psychiatrist. 

For emergencies call 911.