To help make mental health and wellness front and centre for students, parents and educators, B.C. schools will now have access to enhanced wellness supports and programs with $8.87 million being invested over the next three years.
Approximately 120 students will have an opportunity to build mental health resiliency and develop skills to help them succeed in their life and career goals.
Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has issued the following statement regarding World Mental Health Day:
More people in B.C. will have access to community-based low- and no-cost mental health and substance use supports as part of $10 million in grants awarded to community counselling programs throughout the province.
New municipal funding supports communities in finding local solutions to the overdose crisis through projects aimed at saving lives and improving community wellness.
Students in the Comox Valley School District will have a clearer, easier-to-understand path to mental health and substance use services.
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