BC Area Governmental Organizations
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These ADHD support groups are provided as a public service.
Adult ADHD Coach Pete Quily does not endorse or recommend any specific group.
Addition to the resources below, most Colleges and Universities
have student counselling centers or wellness centers that
can provide information and counselling.
Ministry of Education Special Education Section Has a list
of Topics and Guidelines and Resources on Special Ed
Columbians have 24-hour, toll-free access to registered nurses specially
trained to provide confidential health information and advice on the telephone.
Phone Numbers #
Vancouver, call (604) 215-4700
Toll-free elsewhere within B.C., call 1-866-215-4700
Deaf and hearing-impaired toll-free throughout B.C., call 1-866-889-4700
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
Century Square, 14-1835 56th St.
Delta, BC, V4L 2L8
and West Vancouver
201-935 Marine Dr.
North Vancouver, BC, V7P 1S3
7351 Elmbridge Way
Richmond, BC, V6X 1B8
105-129 Columbia St. E.
New Westminster, BC, V3L 3V7
Rock and South Surrey
Box 128 106-1656 Martin Dr.
Surrey, BC, V4A 6E7
175 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1P4
Mental Health Liaison Program- Vancouver Community Mental Health
Aims to increase
the accessibility and acceptability of community mental health services
to the South Asian (Indo-Pakistani), Chinese, Latin American, Vietnamese,
and First Nations communities. There is a multicultural worker for each
of these communities, providing services in the areas of education, consultation,
service brokerage and coordination, and direct clinical services. Multicultural
workers can be reached at the following offices: South Asian at the South
Mental Health Team, Chinese at the Grandview-Woodlands Mental Health Team,
Latin American at the Midtown Mental Health Team, Southeast Asian at the
Kitsilano-Fairview Mental Health Team, and First Nations at the Strathcona
Mental Health Team.
for Other Immigrant Mental Health Services
Chinese Crisis Line-Richmond
Tel: (604) 279-8882 (Mandarin)
(604) 278-8283 (Cantonese)
Services of the North Shore
Tel: (604) 988-5281
Services Society of BC
Tel: (604) 684-2561
Disorders Support Group-Vancouver
Tel: (604) 738-4025 (Cantonese)
Richmond Chinese Mental Health Support Group
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.
(United Chinese Community Enrichment Services Society)
Tel: (604) 684-1628
Tel: (604) 936-5900
Vancouver Family and Youth Program (Richmond Alcohol and Drug Action Team)
Tel: (604) 408-7266
Surrey Delta Immigrant Services Society
Tel: (604) 597-0205
Canadian Cultural Society
Tel: (604) 267-0908
Delta Progressive Intercultural Community Services
Tel: (604) 596-7722
and Drug Referral Service
Tel: 1-800-663-1441 (toll free in BC)
Tel: (604)660-9382 (Lower Mainland)
Counselling, and Career Centre
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
Students with ADHD A Resource Guide for Teachers From the
BC Ministry of Education
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
SERVICES, UBC Student Services
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
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.
Shore / Coast Garibaldi