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Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:00 AM
The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to Oct. 31, 2020, with 162 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in October.
Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:30 AM
People living with severe mental health challenges in British Columbia will have increased access to 24/7 community-based supports and services through six new Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams throughout province.
Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:45 AM
The mental health and well-being of B.C. students and staff are at the heart of a new Mental Health in Schools (MHiS) Strategy aimed at finding new and improved ways to support students who need help.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:00 AM
To help stop overdoses and save lives, Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has issued a public health order to increase the number of health professionals authorized to help people at risk for overdose access safer alternatives to the toxic street drug supply, as B.C. works to update prescribing guidance.
Monday, September 14, 2020 11:00 AM
The Province is renewing its commitment to Westminster House Society, which for nearly four decades has supported women and girls throughout the province living with addictions challenges on their pathway to healing and hope.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:45 AM
Better, seamless mental health and substance use care for children and youth in three more school districts will support families through new integrated child and youth teams in Richmond, Coast Mountains and Okanagan-Similkameen.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:00 AM
Students and staff will head back to school with more resources available to support mental wellness during the unprecedented school year ahead.
Monday, August 31, 2020 7:30 AM
Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has issued the following statement on International Overdose Awareness Day, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020:
Friday, August 28, 2020 8:00 AM
Applications are open for grant funding to increase substance-use treatment and recovery beds and help more people living with addiction in British Columbia.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:45 AM
Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following statement regarding the BC Coroners Service’s monthly report on illicit drug toxicity deaths for July 2020: