Resources

Looking for support, services, or information? Please review our resource section, which is not an exhaustive listing, but a starting point to assist you in owning your path.

Community Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous British Columbia

Access a listing of open-to-the-public meetings and support groups on their website.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Access a listing of open-to-the-public meetings and support groups on their website.

SMART

Access a listing of open-to-the-public meetings and support groups on their website.

CODA

Access a listing of open-to-the-public meetings and support groups on their website.

8 Step Buddhist Recovery

Access a listing of open-to-the-public meetings and support groups on their website.

C.M.A Meetings

Access a listing of open-to-the-public meetings and support groups on their website.

Place of Refuge

Place of Refuge Society is a Christian organization that is licensed by the city of Vancouver and regulated by the Assisted Living Registrar of British Columbia. Place of Refuge provides a transitional living program for people recovering from alcohol and drug addictions. Our mandate is to provide a safe environment for people to become healthy, confident and drug-free.

Turning Point

Turning Point currently offers residential services for adults in Vancouver, Richmond, the North Shore and soon we will be opening a new site in Squamish, BC. Our programs are typically 3-5 months in duration and are licensed under the Community Care and Assisted Living Act in BC.

Grace Mansion

Grace Mansion is a residential facility that provides supportive transitional housing for a period of up to 24 months. Grace Mansion is dedicated to helping individuals achieve personal growth and development during their stay with us.

Chrysalis Society

Supporting women’s health, wellness, healing and recovery; in order to facilitate this, women need to be free from addiction(s)

Back on Track

Let's face it, recovery has become big business. At Back On Track they're bringing things back to basics. You won’t have to bring a lot of money. What you will need is honesty, willingness, and an open mind

Belkin House

This state-of-the-art facility provides a home to the homeless and those who are at risk of homelessness. It’s a place of healing where men women and children fight against homelessness, hunger and despair. Belkin House reaches out to help people whose lives are battered and broken.

EMERGE

City Centre Care Society provides complex care services, addiction programs and seniors assisted living services in two downtown Vancouver locations. The Society operates two residences: Central City Lodge in downtown Vancouver and Cooper Place.. Our website provides information about the programs at each facility.

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Provides information on how to find quality addiction care in Canada for drug and alcohol treatment. This guide provides information on planning for treatment and different treatment options as well as questions to ask a treatment provider when considering a program.

Parents ask Dr. Nida

In this video, NIDAs Dr. Volkow meets with parents to discuss addiction (second video).

Teen Substance Use

Substance abuse among young people is a much bigger problem than many parents realize. How big? One in 10 kids 12 to 17 years of age are current users of illicit drugs, according to a 2009 government survey.

Bullying and the Brain

Jean Clinton shares tips for parents about bullying and the brain.

A Family Guide to Concurrent Disorder

People with addictions often suffer from mental health issues and vice versa. CAMH’s guide helps families understand concurrent disorders.

Talking to your loved ones

What do you say to someone who drinks too much? To help you speak to your loved one, Hazelden has created several conversation guides to lead you through an honest and compassionate approach.

7 C’s Poster

The Seven C’s are a simple but powerful set of tools to help children understand addiction in their family.

Under the Influence: Kids of Alcoholics

Kids with alcoholic parents talk about all the challenges they face.

Teenage Brain Part 1

Frances Jensen from the Children’s Hospital Boston talks about the teenage brain (3 parts).

Officer Training: The Teenage Brain

Jean Clinton talks about the teenage brain.

Canadian Mental Health Association

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Treatment Access Website

Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) Clinics Accepting New Patients

Provincial Harm Reduction Program

BC Centre on Substance Use

BC Centre on Substance Use: Family and Caregiver Resources