Mental illness and substance misuse affect residents from all corners of the city, regardless of age, race, sex, or income.
The City has taken steps to reduce the harm caused by alcohol and drug use - and ensure that people get treatment - without sacrificing personal security.
Council is working to:
BC211's "Redbook" is a complete online directory of programs and services in Vancouver for residents with alcohol or drug misuse issues.
Find local or provincial support, detox, and recovery services for Vancouver residents experiencing alcohol misuse issues.
To help residents struggling with the social, health, and criminal problems caused by the drug trade, the City has adopted a number of effective strategies.
If you have a gambling problem that is affecting your family life or work, there are a number of local and provincial resources available that can help you.
Learn how the Hoarding Action Response Team (HART) helps improve health and safety, and how to get help for someone impacted by compulsive hoarding.