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City committee unanimously shoots down appeal, recovery centre to move forward

“It’s really important to know that your city councillors meet an appeal with an open mind, and in some cases meet with people and hear from them for the first time. “It’s absolutely ... read more

Vancouver doctors call for ‘heroin compassion clubs’ to reduce overdose deaths

acknowledging the proposal would first need federal government approval. A compassion club member would be allowed to purchase a personal amount of heroin at a site that Wood envisions would include a... read more

Vancouver program provides 'window of opportunity' to addiction treatment

The two-year pilot project will be evaluated by the BC Centre on Substance Use in the province ... They're open 24/7 and they're staffed with all sorts of health-care professionals," he said. "The cul... read more

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PCs, Greens and People's Alliance open to idea of moving mental health centre

Problems with mental health care in the province have been ... and People's Alliance are open to the idea of moving the centre if Weber's report recommends it. LePage said it only seems logical to him ... read more


New BC Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Centre to be Named Homewood Ravensview

VICTORIA, March 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Homewood Health is proud to introduce its newest inpatient treatment centre – Homewood ... including psychiatrists, addiction medicine physicians, psychologists, nurse... read more

LFP LONGFORM: Five flashpoints to fix in Ontario's health care system

But with Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government weeks from its first budget ... is itself in need of treatment. An opioid drug crisis the likes of which the province has never seen ... read more

Kakuyo the fallen hero who left an indelible legacy

Kakuyo, who passed away at the age of 93 on Tuesday due to heart attack while travelling to Kampala for treatment will be laid to rest Sunday ... “We agreed we should see him first thing in the mornin... read more

Kanesatake treatment centre, Montreal's St-Luc Hospital forge new path

It became a model for First Nations-run addictions treatment with its focus on holistic and culturally based treatment. But in recent years, staff realized that things needed to change because the tre... read more

B.C. aims to streamline addiction treatment as evidence grows for case-specific therapy

As fentanyl overdoses continue to dominate headlines, the head of a newly announced B.C. Centre on Substance ... and science-based addiction therapy is vastly underused in the province. “The medical s... read more

Morning Update: SNC developments; Barrick’s takeover plans; Ford’s fundraiser; Oscars predictions

Separately, the province ... Centre on Substance Use has laid out a proposal that would use a membership-based system where people could purchase personal amounts of the drug from a location connected ... read more

The fentanyl crisis has hit Nova Scotia, but it’s not an election issue

He first started ordering increasingly ... Although health care has been front-and-centre of the election, especially improving mental health treatment, only the Liberals have singled out funding for ... read more



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