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December 7, 2018

Taking action on opioids crisis in Lethbridge Increasing urgently needed supports for housing and addiction services will help address the opioid crisis and substance use issues in Lethbridge.

Supporting paramedics to protect Albertans New ambulances and more than 100 additional paramedics will help Albertans get faster emergency care when they need it.

December 6, 2018

Treatment options opening on Blood Tribe  A new safe withdrawal management site will provide substance use treatment services for people in the community.

November 27, 2018

Protecting Albertans through mental health support The province is proposing a new professional regulatory college and licensing requirements to protect Albertans receiving mental health services or attending residential substance-use treatment facilities.

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