The Alberta Government is committing $137 million to build a bigger, better emergency department and mental health units at Calgary’s Peter Lougheed Centre.
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Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement offering hope and encouragement to children and families living with mental health challenges.
Alberta is creating an additional 2,172 spaces for life-saving addiction treatment over the next three years.
Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Jason Luan issued the following statement on supports and services over the holidays.
Government is investing $22 million to deliver more mental health supports for post-secondary students.
New legislation would help Alberta hold opioid
manufacturers and wholesalers accountable for
opioid-related health-care costs and damages.
The government is raising awareness of bullying
supports during Bullying Awareness Week, Nov. 18-
A Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Council has been created to help improve access to mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services.
Alberta will participate in the proposed class action,
filed in B.C., to recoup costs of opioids from opioid
manufacturers and distributors.
New support for treatment and recovery will give Albertans greater access to publicly funded addiction spaces.