Our philosophy: To foster the well-being of the whole person and their connectedness to self, family and community when dealing with substance use and addictions.
Our staff consists of extremely passionate and professional counsellors, outreach workers, and group coordinators who are dedicated to the Pathways philosophy.
Our board is composed of members of the Okanagan community who volunteer their time to assist us with continually expanding our efforts to serve our clients.
Adult Individual Counselling
Adult Counselling can support a variety of challenges, including mental health and substance use. We also provide support for adults who are impacted by another persons substance use. Individual counselling sessions are $100/hr.
Youth individual Counselling
Youth Counselling is for individuals under the age of 24 and can support a variety of challenges, including mental health and substance use. Individual counselling sessions are $100/hr.
Virtual Individual Counselling
These appointments will be online or by telephone and are available for both adult and youth. Individual counselling sessions are $100/hr.
Couples Counselling can help you manage any challenges and emphasize the positives in your relationship. Couples counselling sessions are $100/hr.
Family therapy helps family members understand each other and work through difficult feelings in a safe space. This type of therapy focuses on improving the interactions and communication between family members. In family therapy, “family” is defined as a group of people who care about each other and call themselves a family. This could include parents and children, partners, grandparents, brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, cousins, friends, caregivers and other professionals that are close to the group. Family counselling sessions are $100/hr.
Substance Use Educational Sessions
These sessions will provide educational support to parents, caregivers, and individuals who work with youth who may be using or experimenting with substances. The information provided will include substances in our community, impact on brain development and ways to talk to your youth about substances and their possible affects.
ICCON stands for Intensive Coordinated-Care Opioid Navigator. The program began at Pathways Addictions Resource Centre in 2018 and has served 40 clients every year since beginning. The objective of the program is to provide a system of coordinated care for people struggling with Opioid Dependence.
The program includes several components, such as:
The Navigator takes a client-centered, trauma-informed, anti-oppressive stance to support clients in the above areas. The core principles of the Navigator role include safety, trust, and relationship-building with both clients and the community.In order to become part of the ICCON program, clients must be engaging in harm reduction. Clients must identify if they have a healthy support system. The Navigator should also know if clients are currently attending any self-help programs or utilizing additional community services. Clients referred to the program must be safely housed and on an Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) program.
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