Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services - Resources for general public
Addiction Prevention Consultants are available to talk with anyone who would like more information on addictions. We have a wide variety of information and can assist parents, students, and any member of the general public to find the information that they need. This service is confidential.
Here to help
Yukoners can call Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services for information. Calls are anonymous.
There is a lot of information available on the internet, but it can be difficult to know whether or not the information is reliable. The websites below provide credible, current information on alcohol, other drugs and addictions issues.
- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
- Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
- BC’s Here To Help
- NIDA - National Institute on Drug Abuse
- Know your source
We have a wide selection of pamphlets and booklets available for anyone to take away and read at their leisure. Pamphlet topics range from drug specific information, to the effects of addiction on a family, to living in recovery. Anyone wanting information can call us or stop by and speak with a Prevention Consultant. All requests for information are kept confidential.
Information for parents/caregivers
We have a selection of pamphlets and booklets for parents and caregivers. These resources provide parents/caregivers with information about specific drugs, ideas about developing and supporting a substance free lifestyle in children and youth, and support for parents/ caregivers dealing with a youth’s alcohol or drug use.
Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services - Prevention
An Opioid Overdose Prevention Coordinator is now available part time to provide training on how to use the take-home naloxone kit, to distribute prevention materials and respond to your questions.
Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services - Prevention (H-7)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Location: Sarah Steele Building |609 Steele Street | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]