Mental Health and Addictions

Settlement reached with Purdue Pharma (Canada) for opioid damages

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.

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New Foundry provides mental-health, substance-use services to youth in the Tri-Cities

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 10:45 AM

Young people in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody will soon have access to much-needed mental-health and substance-use supports as a new Foundry centre comes to the Tri-Cities.

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