Craigwood Youth Services gets $50K from province to upgrade fire safety at Aisla Craig group homes

A mental-health organization that serves young people and their families across southwestern Ontario is getting nearly $50,000 from the province for fire safety upgrades at its residential campus just outside of Ailsa Craig. Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story continues below…

Ontario NDP urges government to create Ministry of Mental Health

The Ontario NDP are urging the Doug Ford government to immediately create a Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions. “The mental health system in Ontario is fragmented and dysfunctional, and the failures of the system are tearing families apart and…

Overdose prevention site celebrating one year anniversary in London

A temporary overdose prevention site in London is celebrating its one-year anniversary by remembering the 76 overdose deaths reversed, and reflecting on those who’ve lost their lives to widespread opioid-use. “It’s remarkable,” said Brian Lester, executive director of Regional HIV/AIDS…

Funding finalized for new Edmonton mental health centre for children

The Glenrose Hospital in Edmonton is expanding with a new mental health facility for children. The new facility will provide treatment for children in Edmonton and northern Alberta for mental health and substance abuse. READ MORE: Here are 6 things an…

Mental health facility for kids to be created at Edmonton hospital

February 11 2019 2:00pm The Glenrose Hospital is expanding, with a new mental health facility for children. Kendra Slugoski has the details. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

Province helps launch mental health support teams in 8 Sask. communities

Weyburn is one-of-eight Saskatchewan communities launching a Community Recovery Team (CRT) to help support people living with complex, persistent mental health challenges. The province has committed $4.2 million in funding to the new program. Community Recovery Teams use a team-based…