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Tuesday, November 8, 2022 10:45 AM
A Vancouver resident has received the Council of the Federation (COF) Award for Innovation in Mental Health and Addictions Care to recognize her work to break down stigma and support young people dealing with addiction challenges.
Saturday, November 5, 2022 9:00 AM
Continued investment from the Province will help young people throughout Metro Vancouver access more free mental-health and substance-use supports.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 11:30 AM
Young people throughout Greater Vancouver will have increased access to expanded, community-based mental-health and recovery programs.
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 11:15 AM
British Columbia is taking a critical step toward reducing the shame and fear associated with substance use as the federal Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health announced the granting of a three-year exemption under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) to remove criminal penalties for people who possess a small amount of certain illicit substances for personal use.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 7:00 AM
British Columbians living with serious and persistent mental illnesses will soon have access to more supports as the Province invests in services to help them and their families thrive.
Friday, May 6, 2022 11:00 AM
Health-care and community social services workers throughout British Columbia will be able to access more mental-health supports as the province expands tailor-made programs for the sector.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:00 AM
A new investment in B.C.’s system of substance-use care will build up treatment and recovery services for people who need them in communities throughout the province.
Sunday, October 10, 2021 8:30 AM
From an early age, Angela Reimer knew she wanted the kind of job where she could help people.
Monday, September 27, 2021 1:15 PM
Indigenous service providers are receiving $1.5 million in provincial funding to address the urgent need for culturally safe and trauma-informed mental health and wellness supports for residential school survivors and Indigenous peoples as a result of the ongoing findings at former Indian Residential Schools.
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:30 AM
Youth and young adults in the Lower Mainland will benefit now and in the future as Dan’s Legacy Foundation expands its free mental health and substance use outreach at Surrey Memorial, Royal Columbian, Burnaby General and BC Children’s hospitals.