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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
Ashnola at The Crossing open for youth seeking treatmentAshnola at The Crossing open for youth seeking treatmentKEREMEOS - British Columbia youth and young adults struggling with serious substance use problems now have access to Ashnola at The Crossing, the re-opened and re-named 22-bed residential treatment program in Keremeos. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/ashnola-at-the-crossing-open-for-youth-seeking-treatment2017-04-04T07:00:00Z
Preferred Proponent selected for Centre for Mental Health and Substance UsePreferred Proponent selected for Centre for Mental Health and Substance UseCoquitlam – The Provincial Health Services Authority has selected EllisDon Corporation – Parkin Architects Limited as the preferred proponent to design and build the new Centre for Mental Health and Addiction on the Riverview lands.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/preferred-proponent-selected-for-centre-for-mental-health-and-substance-use2017-03-31T07:00:00Z
Continuity of care is the focus of inmate health-care changeContinuity of care is the focus of inmate health-care changeImproving continuity of care for inmates in B.C. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2017/continuity-of-care-is-the-focus-of-inmate-health-care-change2017-03-06T08:00:00Z
Upgrades will improve safety and security at Forensic Psychiatric HospitalUpgrades will improve safety and security at Forensic Psychiatric Hospitalhttp://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/upgrades-will-improve-safety-and-security-at-forensic-psychiatric-hospital2016-11-02T07:00:00Z
Suggested guidelines for media reporting and social media comment on suicideSuggested guidelines for media reporting and social media comment on suicidehttp://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/news/2016/suggested-guidelines-for-media-reporting-and-social-media-comment-on-suicide2016-10-04T07:00:00Z

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