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Tuesday, June 14, 2022 12:30 PM
Young people in northeastern B.C. will soon have increased access to much-needed mental-health and substance-use supports, as a Foundry Centre comes to Fort St. John.
Monday, June 13, 2022 10:45 AM
People living in Prince George with substance-use challenges will soon have access to new mental-health and substance-use services as the Province expands a continuum of care in Northern Health.
Thursday, June 9, 2022 10:15 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 for April 2022:
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.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 11:15 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 for March 2022:
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.
Thursday, April 14, 2022 7:30 AM
Premier John Horgan; Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions; and Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, have issued the following statement on the six-year anniversary of drug-related overdoses being declared a public health emergency in British Columbia:
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 10:15 AM
People in Langley and Fraser South living with complex mental-health and substance-use challenges who are at risk of, or experiencing homelessness, will benefit as the Province adds 50 complex-care housing spaces in the region.