Alberta is creating an additional 2,172 spaces for life-saving addiction treatment over the next three years.
Residential addiction treatment providers in Alberta
must now be licensed in accordance with the Mental
Health Services Protection Act.
New support for treatment and recovery will give Albertans greater access to publicly funded addiction spaces.
Alberta is investing up to $20 million over four years to expand drug treatment courts to help stop people stuck in the cycle of addiction-related crime from reoffending.