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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.
Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:54 AM
Communities and organizations in the Vancouver Coastal Health region now have extra support to expand local overdose response and awareness efforts through a provincial grant program.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 5:15 PM
On the occasion of World AIDS Day, British Columbia has reached new milestones in preventing HIV infections and improving the quality of life for people living with HIV.