Drug and Alcohol Services

Alano Club of Powell River

5903 Arbutus Street, Powell River V8A 4S2

604 483 3800
Hours: 10:00 to 3:00 and 7:00 to 11:00 daily.

The Alano Club provides a social atmosphere where men and women can have a cup of coffee, talk to friends, play cards or pool. No alcohol or drugs permitted. People under the influence of either are requested to come back another time.

Club Hours: 10 am – 3 pm; 7 – 11 pm
Al-Anon, Powell River Regional Website

Bill 604 483 9031

Help and support for families and friends of alcoholics.

Meetings: Twice a week – see Weekly Activities Calendar for meeting times.
Alateen, Powell River http://www.al-anon.alateen.org

Bill 604 483 9031

Help and support to families and friends of alcoholics. Meetings held twice a week
Alcoholics Anonymous, Powell River National Website

Wayne 604 485 2195

The purpose of Alcoholics Anonymous is to help alcoholics achieve and maintain sobriety.

Meetings: O=Open C=Closed BB=Big Book D=Discussion H=Hospital Meeting I=Institution O=Open Meeting S=Step Meeting WA=Wheelchair Accessible T=Traditions Meeting.
Sunday: 8:00pm  O, WA  Sunday Night Group/Alano Club-5903 Arbutus Ave, Townsite
Monday: 7:00am  O, WA Alano Club  /    1:00pm    C, WA     Alano Club   /  8:00pm  C, WA  “Monday Night Big Book Study”@ Alano Club
Tuesday:  7:00pm C, “Tuesday Night Malaspina”, United Church Basement, Duncan & Michigan /  8:00pm  O, Sliammon Caring @ Health Center 4895 Salish Drive
Wednesday:  11:15am  C, WA “Wednesday Morning Group” Alano Club /   8:00pm C, WA “Wednesday Night Step” @ Alano Club
Thursday: 8:00pm  C  “Thursday Night Grapevine Discussion” @Unitarian Hall 6828 Cranberry St.
Friday: 12:00pm  O, WA “Friday Morning Group” @ Alano Club/ 8:00pm  O “Friday Night Friendship Group” @ United Church Basement, Duncan & Michigan
Saturday: 8:30pm   O  “Saturday Ray of Hope” Conference Room @ PRGH 5000 Joyce Avenue.
Co-Dependents Recovery Society

Anonymous group with the credo of CARE
(confidential, accepting, respectful, encouraging)

Lets Educate About Drugs (LEAD)

Community Health, 5000 Joyce Avenue, Powell River V8A 5R3

Rachel Hryniuk 604 485 3300 Ext 4415

A drugs and alcohol education and prevention committee whose goals are to be involved in projects which, in a creative and positive way, educate youth to enable them to make healthy informed choices.

Mental Health & Addiction Services

3rd Floor, Hospital, 5000 Joyce Avenue, Powell River V8A 5R3

Rachel Hryniuk 604 485 3300 ext: 4415
Office Hours: Weekdays 8:30 – 4:30 by appointment.

Local services provided at no charge (funded through Vancouver Coastal Health):

Addiction Outpatient Program
Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Assists children, youth and their families as well as school personnel on issues of alcohol and drug prevention. Service operates within district schools and the community at large.

Naranon, Powell River World Services

Alano Club, 5903 Arbutus Street

604 483 3800

For relatives and families whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drug addiction.

Meetings: 7:30 – 9 pm Tuesdays
Club Hours: 10 am – 3 pm; 7 – 11 pm

Narcotics Anonymous World Services

PO Box 912, Campbell River, BC, V9W 6Y4

Pager 1 (800) 379-6652

A group of recovering addicts who get together to stay clean. All meetings are non-smoking.

Get Real Narcotics Anonymous Group

Anyone can attend or participate. The group is there to help anyone who thinks they may have a problem using drugs stop and find a new way to live.

For meeting times go to the Calendar page and then select the Weekly Activities calendar .
Sunshine Coast Treatment Services

4739 Joyce Avenue
Mailing Address: #103, 4511 Marine, Powell River V8A 2K5

604 485 7983 Email

Hours: Wednesday 9 – 5

Sunshine Coast Treatment Services has been providing individual physician-directed methadone treatment services in Powell River since 2002. The program works in partnership with a certified physician, Vancouver Coastal Health – Public Health, and Ministry of Housing and Social Development. Adjunct services include counselling, herpetology and referrals. Call to make an appointment.
Tobacco Reduction Program

Powell River Community Health Centre

5000 Joyce Avenue, Powell River, B.C V8A 5R3

604 485 3310 Fax: 604 485 3305 Email

Initiates and supports initiatives related to smoking cessation, smoking prevention and protection from second-hand smoke. The program’s goal is to reduce the burden of tobacco use to the community through building capacity within individuals to quit smoking or reduce the amount that is smoked. Initiatives include providing smoking cessation training, supporting smoking prevention education in schools and distributing tobacco reduction related resources. Contact nearest Tobacco Reduction Coordinator to learn more about services available.



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