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Thursday, September 22, 2022 9:15 AM
People experiencing mental-health challenges, particularly thoughts of suicide and self-harm, will benefit from improved quality of care in mental-health and substance-use treatment settings, such as emergency departments.
Thursday, September 15, 2022 9:45 AM
Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following statement regarding the BC Coroners Service’s report on illicit drug toxicity deaths in July 2022:
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 7:00 AM
Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following statement on International Overdose Awareness Day:
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 9:00 AM
More women affected by trauma will be able to access extended mental-health supports.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 9:15 AM
Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following statement regarding the BC Coroners Service’s report on illicit drug toxicity deaths from January to June 2022:
Thursday, June 30, 2022 1:30 PM
People with substance-use challenges living in Abbotsford and surrounding communities have better access to addiction medicine with the opening of the Fraser East Rapid Access to Addiction Care (RAAC) clinic.
Thursday, June 30, 2022 11:15 AM
Young men in the Fraser Health region who are living with substance-use challenges have increased access to treatment services as B.C. continues to build a comprehensive system of mental-health and addictions care.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 9:08 AM
Opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma (Canada) (Purdue Canada) has agreed to a first of its kind settlement in Canada resulting from B.C.-led efforts to recover health-care costs related to the sale and marketing of opioid-based pain medicines.
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.
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.