Vancouver BC Area Governmental Organizations
Return to Vancouver BC Area ADHD Related Non-Profit Support Groups & Other Organizations
These ADHD support groups are provided as a public service. Adult ADHD Coach Pete Quily does not endorse or recommend any specific group.
In Addition to the resources below, most Colleges and Universities have student counselling centers or wellness centers that can provide information and counselling.
BC Health link 811
British Columbians have 24-hour, toll-free access to registered nurses, registered dietitians, qualified exercise professionals, and pharmacists specially trained to provide confidential health information and advice on the telephone.
Call 811 all over BC
Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division
Has a wide variety of info and resources including fact sheets on mental health and addictions issues. Have several branches in the lower mainland. Run the BC Mental Health Information Line
1-800-661-2121 or 604-669-7600. A province-wide, toll-free, semi-automated information and referral service with automated scripts and resource lists during business hours, you can also get more help from a volunteer
Vancouver Fraser - Vancouver
Vancouver Fraser - Delta
North and West Vancouver
Vancouver - Fraser-New Westminster
Contacts for Other Immigrant Mental Health Services
Chinese Crisis Line-Richmond. S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Tel: (604) 270-8882 (Mandarin)
(604) 270-8233 (Cantonese)
Family Services of the North Shore
Tel: (604) 988-5281
Immigrant Services Society of BC
Tel: (604) 684-2561
Mood Disorders Support Group-Vancouver
Tel: (604) 738-4025 (Cantonese)
Richmond Chinese Mental Health Support Group
Provides Chinese mental health consumers and their family members with mental health support services in Mandarin and Cantonese. Services include mental health seminars on the second Friday of each month; outreach visits; individual counselling (small fee or by donation); group counselling; a self-help group for individuals and families; periodic meetings, outings, and festival gatherings; a community mental health bulletin in Chinese; and a telephone mental health support line.
SUCCESS (United Chinese Community Enrichment Services Society)
Tel: (604) 684-1628
SUCCESS Burnaby-Coquitlam Office
Tel: (604) 936-5900
SUCCESS Vancouver Family and Youth Program (Richmond Alcohol and Drug Action Team)
Tel: (604) 408-7266
Surrey Delta Immigrant Services Society
Tel: (604) 597-0205
Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Society
Tel: (604) 267-0908
Surrey Delta Progressive Intercultural Community Services
Tel: (604) 596-7722
Alcohol and Drug Referral Service
Tel: 1-800-663-1441 (toll free in BC)
Tel: (604)660-9382 (Lower Mainland)
SFU: Health, Counselling, and Career Centre
The Counselling Service provides Personal Counselling, Career Counselling, Learning Skills, and Peer Counselling to assist students with the challenges of university life. One-on-one consultations, individual counselling, workshops, groups, drop-ins, resource information, and outreach activities are offered to enhance your potential and help you meet your academic, personal and career goals. Crisis intervention services are available to all people on campus during operating hours
Teaching Students with ADHD A Resource Guide for Teachers From the BC Ministry of Education
UBC Student Health Service Wellness Centre
Through the many outreach programs, students can be linked with on and off campus services and resources. The Wellness Centre also provides research assistance on wellness topics and program effectiveness. The Coordinator supervises a Peer Education program, the Wellness Information Network (WIN) Peer Educators
COUNSELLING SERVICES, UBC Student Services
Counselling Services provides a wide range of counselling services for admitted and registered UBC students, as well as consultation and referral services to UBC faculty and staff. Services are provided by psychologists, professional counsellors, pre-doctoral interns, and Master's-level counsellor trainees.
Links to Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Mental Health Programs and Information
There are four main areas in the lower mainland with even more local offices with a wide variety of programs and groups relating to different conditions within each area.
North Shore / Coast Garibaldi
Richmond Health Services