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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.
Thursday, April 28, 2022 10:18 AM
The Province has introduced legislation that will help people experiencing a mental-health crisis better understand their rights and the supports available to them.
Friday, January 14, 2022 11:30 AM
The Province is enhancing supports in order to provide even better crisis line services for British Columbians.
Thursday, January 13, 2022 9:15 AM
People working in the construction industry will benefit from life-saving harm-reduction training in the workplace, substance-use support groups and information on local community resources thanks to new provincial funding.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 9:30 AM
Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has issued the following year-end statement regarding mental-health supports during the holiday season:
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 8:00 AM
People living in British Columbia now have more access to publicly funded substance-use treatment and recovery services as 105 newly funded beds are now fully operational.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:30 AM
Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following statement for National Addictions Awareness Week:
Monday, November 1, 2021 3:27 PM
British Columbia has taken an important step forward to prevent drug poisoning deaths by applying to the federal government to remove criminal penalties for people who possess small amounts of illicit drugs for personal use.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:15 AM
A new progress report confirms people in B.C. are already getting better access to mental health and substance use services, achieved through government’s 10-year plan, A Pathway to Hope.
Friday, September 10, 2021 7:30 AM
Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following statement for World Suicide Prevention Day, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021: