North Shore Division of Family Practice

Mental Health and Substance Use Resources

Listed below are some helpful local resources related to child and youth mental health and substance use:

North Shore Youth Services Directory

Created by the partnership between the City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, and District of West Vancouver, the North Shore Youth Services Directory ( provides a wide range of local resources for youth (10-24 years) and their families, including urgent help, mental health and family support, First Nations, new comers, LGBTQ+, and more. The North Shore Local Action Team is working together with the municipalities to test, improve, and promote this mobile friendly online resource. 

Connect for Kids Directory

The Connect for Kids Directory ( is a one-stop link to a comprehensive directory that connects families with children of 0-12 years of age to community information and resources, including help and referral information, parent support, multicultural support, and more.