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Be savvy if you're using substances during grad celebrations
With graduation celebration season set to begin across British Columbia in the coming weeks, Fwe are urging young people, as well as their families and friends, to talk openly about substance use and take precautions to avoid the risk of an overdose.
May 10, 2018
New supportive housing for homeless people in Chilliwack
The B.C. government is working with the City of Chilliwack to create up to 46 units of new modular housing with 24/7 support that will help people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, transition towards a more stable life.
March 8, 2018
Food and mood – What’s the connection?
Diets high in fried and/or sweetened foods and processed meats may lead to an increased risk of depression, low mood and anxiety in children and teens. 
February 19, 2018
New Surrey Mental Health and Substance Use Urgent Response Centre
We are creating a new Mental Health and Substance Use Urgent Care Response Centre in Surrey. The centre will streamline access to mental health and substance use services and create clear pathways to care, including community appointments, short-stay community residential stabilization and hospital services, and substance use treatment. 
January 31, 2018
Province bringing housing to Surrey for people in need
People who are homeless, including those camping along 135A Street in Surrey, will soon have access to safe and supportive housing.
January 12, 2018
New service in Langley for people with substance use issues
Fraser Health partners with BC Housing to launch a new Intensive Case Management (ICM) team in Langley to support people with severe substance disorders. 
November 9, 2017
This story begins with my Grade 12 yearbook photo
Clara Morgan is a person with lived experience of mental illness. Her journey with mental illness has been tough, but with treatment, respect and family support, today Clara is living a happy and fulfilling life as a proud mom of two boys, a social worker with Fraser Health’s Mental Health and Substance Use program, and a public speaker.
October 2, 2017
Fraser Health opens new substance use clinic to support South Asian community
In a first of its kind in B.C., Fraser Health has opened a new clinic to support people in the South Asian community who are struggling with substance use. The Roshni Clinic, which loosely translates in English to “clinic bringing light”, offers services that are culturally-tailored to the community.
September 28, 2017
Mental health treatment is not one size fits all
Daya Nand shares how a Fraser Health team aided his recovery from severe mental illness.
September 5, 2017
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