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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.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:27 AM
This factsheet is updated with current information on the overdose crisis in B.C., including provincial actions, statistics and announcements.
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:
Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:30 AM
More youth will soon have access to treatment in their communities, thanks to an investment that will more than double the number of treatment beds for youth struggling with addictions in B.C.
Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:00 AM
Traverse, a new treatment centre in Chilliwack, will open soon to provide specialized support for youth in the Fraser Health region who are living with substance-use challenges.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:00 AM
British Columbians with mental health and substance-use challenges and their families will have increased access to vital, culturally safe mental health and addictions care with the opening of a new wellness centre at the Royal Columbian Hospital.
Monday, July 13, 2020 8:30 AM
People who use substances in B.C. will have greater access to ongoing support and health care services with seven new and nine expanded substance use teams to help people stay connected to health care services and treatment.
Monday, July 6, 2020 12:55 PM
Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following statement in response to the First Nations Health Authority release on the overdose death rate: