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Monday, May 5, 2014 8:00 AM
After the dust settles, people with severe addiction and mental illness can find help meeting the challenges of 'day-to-day' living, with two new Assertive Community Treatment teams.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:15 AM
The Informed Dining program is growing in the province and across the country as 19 national restaurant chains representing over 10,000 restaurant outlets in Canada now provide valuable nutrition information for their dining customers.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 1:00 PM
It can be hard to find help when you're on the streets. Youth who are lost, alone and struggling with addictions or mental illness will have more support with the doubling of the Inner City Youth team in Vancouver.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 1:45 PM
Government is delivering on its Mental Health Action Plan to improve care for patients with severe addiction and mental health needs by launching an Assertive Outreach Team in Vancouver and opening a new Acute Behavioural Stabilization Unit at St. Paul's Hospital.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 1:45 PM
Health Minister Terry Lake helped launch a new program today that improves awareness of hepatitis B.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 9:30 AM
Clarence Lundberg's former co-workers thought he would never stop smoking.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 9:15 AM
Health Minister Terry Lake highlighted the importance of CPR Awareness Month by taking part in a demonstration on basic CPR and how to use a defibrillator.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 1:45 PM
Health Minister Terry Lake today released an action plan to respond to the immediate and long-term health needs of patients with severe addiction and mental illness in all health regions.
Monday, October 21, 2013 9:45 AM
Grand Chief Doug Kelly, Chair of the First Nations Health Council, was joined today by the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health and B.C. Minister of Health Terry Lake, to celebrate the historic transfer of all health programs and services for B.C. First Nations previously administered by Health Canada to the new First Nations Health Authority (FNHA).
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 1:30 PM
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall released a report that examines legalized gambling in B.C. from a public-health perspective.