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Psychologist shares tips to maintain mental well-being during the holiday season<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/our-services/christmas%20stress-web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Psychologist shares tips to maintain mental well-being during the holiday seasonDr. Heather Fulton, psychologist with the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction, shares helpful advice for people to maintain their mental health during the holidays. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/psychologist-shares-tips-to-maintain-mental-well-being-during-the-holiday-seasonRead more.
What's in a word? How language can destigmatize substance use<img alt="" height="236" src="/PublishingImages/our-services/shutterstock_320923037.jpg" width="354" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />What's in a word? How language can destigmatize substance useThis week is National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW), and the theme is Words Matter. Learn how stigmatizing language can affect those struggling with substance use disorders.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/whats-in-a-word-how-language-can-destigmatize-substance-useRead more.
Ground breaks on the future site for the new Centre for Mental Health and Addiction<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/our-services/webstorysize.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Ground breaks on the future site for the new Centre for Mental Health and AddictionThe official start of construction of the new Centre for Mental Health and Addiction took place on the Riverview lands on Nov. 17, 2017.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/ground-breaks-on-the-future-site-for-the-new-centre-for-mental-health-and-addictionRead more.

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​Building a new Centre for Mental Health & Addiction

We are building a new residential treatment centre on the Riverview lands in Coquitlam for adults with severe substance use and mental health issues.



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People with severe addiction and mental illness to get help at new centre on Riverview landsPeople with severe addiction and mental illness to get help at new centre on Riverview landsCOQUITLAM – People struggling with complex and severe mental illness and addiction will receive the care they need in a state-of-the-art mental health and addictions centre on the Riverview lands, Premier John Horgan announced today.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/people-with-severe-addiction-and-mental-illness-to-get-help-at-new-centre-on-riverview-lands2017-11-17T08:00:00Z
PHSA Assumption of Correctional Health Services UpdatePHSA Assumption of Correctional Health Services UpdateCollaborative process confirms new leadership team for Correctional Health Services.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/phsa-assumption-of-correctional-health-services-update-august-20172017-08-24T07:00:00Z
PHSA Assumption of Correctional Health Services UpdatePHSA Assumption of Correctional Health Services UpdateEffective October 1, 2017, responsibility for health care services in BC correctional centres will be assumed by BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS), an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/phsa-assumption-of-correctional-health-services-update2017-05-31T07:00:00Z
BC Corrections Health Care Services – from private provider to public sectorBC Corrections Health Care Services – from private provider to public sectorHealth care services at provincial correctional centres operated by BC Corrections will be provided by BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS), an agency of PHSA that provides forensic mental health services across BC.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/bc-corrections-health-care-services-from-private-provider-to-public-sector2017-04-28T07:00:00Z
New treatment beds to open for adults with serious substance use challengesNew treatment beds to open for adults with serious substance use challenges​Vancouver – Thirty new substance use treatment beds for adults across the province are now accepting referrals through contracted providers managed by BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/new-treatment-beds-to-open-for-adults-with-serious-substance-use-challenges2017-04-05T07:00:00Z

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