High Priority Communities: 7/18/2018
Chilliwack is one of twenty high-priority B.C. communities receiving funding from government’s new Community Overdose Crisis Innovation Fund.
The funding will support regions where the overdose crisis is the most prevalent and where local Community Action Teams (CATs) have been established.
“Local communities play a vital role in saving lives, preventing overdoses and connecting people to treatment and recovery,” said Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions. “Some of the most innovative solutions have come from local community action. Today’s announcement supports partnerships, launches local actions, and builds knowledge to ensure community teams can continue to effectively respond to the overdose crisis.”
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