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‘Funding alone will not fix the system’: Report on Manitoba mental health, addictions

Manitoba has released a 267-page report that outlines the current state and strategies to improve access and coordination of mental health services. The report highlights major issues such as access services, limited availability of services in rural and northern communitites,... Read more

Sask. health funding focuses on home care, mental health

The federal and provincial government has signed a bilateral agreement on Monday to invest more in Saskatchewan's home care, and mental health and addictions services. The next few years, Saskatchewan will focus on shifting the delivery of care from hospitals to community health... Read more

Calgary clinic offers low-cost counselling services for Mental Health Week

Seeking help for mental health issues can be tough for many reasons. And cost is certainly a factor that can be daunting to those who are not able to afford the high prices of mental health services. However this week, for Mental Health Week, Calgary is piloting a low-cost, walk... Read more

Demand outstripping resources at mental-health clinics for veterans

The demand for mental health services has been outstripping the resources to help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological trauma. As a result, reports warn that many veterans in cities such as Quebec City, Vancouver, and Edmonton have been forced to... Read more

Richmond to host events for nation-wide Mental Health Week

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians live with mental health problems, mental illness or addiction. And as an ongoing effort to reduce the stigma and get the mental health conversation started, Richmond will host two events as a part of the... Read more

New Kelowna, B.C. clinic aims to provide faster mental health, addiction treatments

The Interior Health Authority hopes a new mental health and addictions clinic will get patients faster help and prevent their conditions from getting worse. Greg Cutforth, who works in primary and community care for the mental health authority, says the clinic aims to fill a gap... Read more