Mental Health & Addictions

Fee incentives to provide care to patients with mental health and addictions
Family doctors can receive support in managing patients in their practice who have mental health and addictions through a number of learning modules, tools and resources. Read more... Read more

 Dec 13, 2017 Article   Supporting Vulnerable Populations       Mental Health & Addictions

Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative
To ensure children and youth with mental health concerns and substance use issues receive the best care possible, Doctors of BC and the BC government ran the ground-breaking Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative from 2013 to 2017. This experiment... Read more

 Dec 13, 2017 Article   Supporting Vulnerable Populations       Mental Health & Addictions

Police and Doctors Team up to Help the Most Vulnerable
No provider working in the health care system wants to see a patient in a mental health crisis be put in handcuffs and taken to jail. Unfortunately, that can happen with members of vulnerable populations such as the homeless. To pilot an approach that addresses this problem... Read more

 Nov 13, 2017 Article   Supporting Vulnerable Populations       Mental Health & Addictions