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Thursday, February 23, 2023 9:52 AM
People in mental-health crises at hospital emergency rooms will have quicker access to care, as nurse practitioners (NPs) are now able to assess patients for involuntary admission under the Mental Health Act.
Thursday, January 12, 2023 12:00 PM
Children and youth in Richmond facing mental-health and substance-use challenges are beginning to receive new services and supports from the Integrated Child and Youth (ICY) teams in their community.
Thursday, December 1, 2022 2:15 PM
Young people living with substance-use challenges and their families are able to access new and enhanced substance-use services closer to home through a substantial expansion of addictions care throughout B.C.
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 10:15 AM
Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has issued the following statement regarding the BC Coroners Service’s report on illicit drug toxicity deaths in October 2022:
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 1:15 PM
Young people in Richmond will have access to more mental-health and substance-use services with the opening of the Foundry centre’s permanent location.
Monday, November 7, 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 in September 2022:
Saturday, November 5, 2022 9:00 AM
Continued investment from the Province will help young people throughout Metro Vancouver access more free mental-health and substance-use supports.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 10:45 AM
Murray Rankin, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing, and Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, have released the following statement in response to the BC Coroners Service’s report on the deaths of individuals experiencing homelessness in B.C. from 2012-21:
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 11:30 AM
Young people throughout Greater Vancouver will have increased access to expanded, community-based mental-health and recovery programs.
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.