BC Area Addiction Support Groups
Return to Vancouver BC Area ADHD Related Non-Profit Support Groups & Other 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.
The SMALLEST number of addicts and alcoholics with ADHD i've seen in peer reviewed clinical journals is 20% and I've seen much larger numbers & we're only 5 % of the population.
Sadly many aren't told of the ADHD addiction connection as many ADHD adults who have gone through rehab have complained to me.
(Adult Children of Alcoholics and/or Dysfunctional Families)
for adults (19 years and older) who grew up in an alcoholic, addictive,
or otherwise dysfunctional family and who want to improve their lives
by better understanding their past and examining old patterns. Based on
the 12-step program of AA. There are Maple Ridge , North Vancouver and
24 hour Phone
A fellowship of men and women who meet to share their experience, strength,
and hope in order to solve their common problem of alcoholism. Provides
meeting times and locations, as well as literature and resources for groups.
Telephone lines are open from 8 am to 2 am, with an answering service
from 2 am to 7 am. Serves Greater Vancouver and Howe Sound area. Many
meeting locations and times.
and Alateen web site B.C. / Yukon
If your life
has been affected by someone else's drinking, you are an Al-Anon or Alateen
member, or a professional working in the field of alcoholism, there may
be items of interest on this site for you. Has links to local support
10:00 am and 3:30 pm Monday to Friday
has a directory
to identify and locate relevant addiction services and a knowledge center
for information as well as discussion forums.
Anonymous BC Region
Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering
drug addicts. Lists the many meetings that happen in the lower mainland.
SMART. (Self Management and Recovery Training)
SMART Recovery® (Self-Management And Recovery Training) is an international non-profit organization that offers free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups for abstaining from any substance or activity addiction. Donations are requested by passing a hat at meetings.
SMART Recovery® helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities.