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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, 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.
Monday, April 11, 2022 11:15 AM
People in crisis will soon have access to new peer-assisted care teams in New Westminster and Victoria and an expanded care team on the North Shore thanks to a $1.26-million investment through Budget 2022.
Thursday, January 27, 2022 11:15 AM
People throughout British Columbia will continue to benefit from access to low- and no-cost counselling services with the extension of government funding to local community counselling agencies.
Thursday, January 20, 2022 12:00 PM
A first-of-its-kind complex-care housing program will soon be available for British Columbia’s most vulnerable people who need a level of support that goes beyond the current housing model.
Friday, January 14, 2022 11:30 AM
The Province is enhancing supports in order to provide even better crisis line services for British Columbians.
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.
Friday, October 29, 2021 1:15 PM
People living with complex mental illness and addictions have access to a new purpose-built treatment centre with a model of care that is innovative and progressive – the first of its kind in North America.