Help for Addiction and Substance Use
Health PEI offers addiction and substance use services for adults, youth, and those wanting to support family members.
Need help now?
Call the Mental Health and Addictions Phone Line at 1-833-553-6983. Calls are answered by trained mental health professionals (a registered nurse or a social worker) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Visit an Addiction and Substance Use Walk-in Clinic to speak with a trained counsellor for 45 to 60 minutes by phone or in person (available Tuesday to Thursday). No appointment is necessary. See clinic hours and phone numbers.
Get help finding programs and services
Contact Community Addictions Services.
Contact the Mental Health and Addictions Patient Navigator.
- Telephone: 902-218-3289
- Email: MHApatientnavigator@ihis.org
Refer a client to Addiction and Substance Use programs
If you are a physician, nurse practitioner, or service provider who wants to refer a patient or client for addiction and substance use services, complete an Adult Services Referral form.
Addiction and substance use services for adults
Alcohol and Drug Use
- Withdrawal management, opioid replacement, and addictions treatment (call 1-888-299-8399)
- Needle exchange
- Naxolone kits
- Addictions counselling
- Addictions Intensive Day Program
The following provide short-term support in a chemical-free environment.
- Talbot House: for men.
- Addictions Extended Care: for women
- St. Eleanor’s House: for men
- Strength program: for youth ages 15-24
- Transition Unit
- Quit Smoking Program (Smoker’s Helpline: 1-877-513-5333)
- Quit Smoking and Cancer Treatment (for cancer patients only)
Services for unique populations
- Farmers Talk (1-800-736-8006)
- Fisher Assistance Program (902-626-9787 or 902-786-4656)
- Aquaculture Farm Assistance Program (902-626-9787)
- Public Safety Calls (help for first responders and public safety personnel)
- PEI Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Satellite Clinic (help for veterans and current members of the Canadian Forces and RCMP, 902-367-7075)
Addiction and substance use services for youth/children
- CAST Program (junior and senior high school)
- Strength Program (youth aged 15-24)
- Youth and Family Addiction Services
Services for family members impacted by addiction
If you want help because someone you love has an addiction or substance use problem, programs are available, call the Community Addiction Services office in your area.
The following community organizations offer addiction or substance use programs, services, and support to Islanders across the province.
- Alcoholics Anonymous PEI (Charlottetown and area: 902-892-2103)
- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
- Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI
- Narcotics Anonymous
- Native Council of Prince Edward Island
- Open Door Outreach (women)
- PEERS Alliance
- PEI Family Violence Prevention Services
- PEI Rape & Sexual Assault Centre
- PEI Reach Foundation (youth)
- SMART Recovery
- Wellness Together Canada - Mental Health and Substance Use Support