To support traumatized children, Alberta’s government will provide more training and mentoring for front-line staff at four provincial treatment centres.
Opioid-related deaths in Alberta have decreased by nearly 50 per cent in July 2022 compared to the peak.
More than $5 million in community grants will support Albertans of every age in their recovery from mental health and addiction challenges.
Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Mike Ellis issued a statement on opioid-related deaths in April.
Alberta’s government is helping community organizations expand and develop new mental health and suicide prevention supports for youth.
Albertans across the province now have access to the Digital Overdose Response System (DORS), an app that helps prevent a fatal overdose when using opioids and other substances alone at home.
Alberta’s government is partnering with community groups to expand access to mental health supports for seniors.
Alberta’s government is increasing access to mental health and well-being supports for vulnerable children and youth.
Police officers in Lethbridge and on the Blood Tribe will now be able to offer immediate access to addiction treatment upon an individual’s arrest.
Alberta’s government is enhancing access to recovery-oriented services in Medicine Hat to improve outcomes and reduce harm for people with the illness of addiction.