Alberta’s government will expand opioid addiction supports to youth and young adults to support recovery and prevent overdose deaths.
Alberta’s government is investing more than $15 million over three years to help connect Albertans to local addiction and mental health services
Minister of Mental Health and Addiction Nicholas Milliken issued the following statement on National Addictions Awareness Week
Alberta’s government is doubling its previous commitment for student mental health pilot projects while also extending funding to close learning gaps.
Nicholas Milliken was sworn in as Alberta’s new Minister of Mental Health and Addiction
New Community Protection and Opioid Stewardship Standards will protect the public from high-risk opioids while improving access to care for those with severe opioid addiction.
New investments will dramatically increase access to addiction services and supports where the need is greatest – our two largest cities.
The Red Deer Recovery Community will offer long-term holistic treatment to Albertans struggling with addiction.
Alberta’s homelessness action plan will make an immediate difference in the lives of people experiencing homelessness in the province by taking a coordinated approach to providing supports and investing an additional $63 million to reduce homelessness over the next two years.
To support traumatized children, Alberta’s government will provide more training and mentoring for front-line staff at four provincial treatment centres.