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.
Alberta’s government is helping everyday Albertans by making record breaking investments in addiction and mental health care.
Alberta’s government is transforming the McCullough Centre in Gunn from a housing program into a long-term intensive addiction treatment program.
A first in Canada, firefighters in Edmonton are joining the fight against opioid overdose by supporting immediate access to addiction treatment and supporting families.
A first in Canada, police officers will now be able to offer immediate access to addiction treatment upon an individual’s arrest.
Alberta’s government is the first in Canada to fully cover the cost of the injectable opioid treatment drug Sublocade. The treatment lasts in a person’s system for 30 days, providing stabilization, reduced craving and significantly enhanced protection against overdose.
Alberta’s government has funded more than 8,000 addiction treatment spaces annually, doubling the original commitment made in 2019 and firmly establishing Alberta as a national leader in treating addiction.
Communities surrounding Edmonton and Calgary can now access the Digital Overdose Response System (DORS), a mobile app designed to help Albertans using opioids and other substances while alone in their homes.