Mental Health

St. Paul’s Hospital $3.5M centre for vulnerable patients set to open spring 2017 (Dr. Bill MacEwan)

A $3.5-million addition to St. Paul’s emergency department, geared toward mental health and drug-addicted patients, is set to open this spring in the midst of B.C.’s fentanyl crisis.

'It's an every-day crisis,' as Vancouver mayor pleads for B.C. to direct $10m to drug-overdose deluge (HUB)

With new numbers showing that overdose deaths continue in Vancouver, Mayor Gregor Robertson is pleading for the provincial government to pump recently acquired federal money into drug substitution therapy.

HUB discussed on Breakfast Television

The new HUB at St. Paul's was mentioned on Breakfast Television on March 16, 2017.

Officials preparing for loss of DTES Mobile Medical Unit (HUB)

Since mid-December, hundreds of people in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside have relied on the province's Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) for emergency treatment when suffering from an overdose.

Anonymous $750,000 donation behind St. Paul's 'HUB' for mental-health and substance-use patients (Dr. Bill MacEwan)

As an overdose and mental-health crisis continues to overwhelm Vancouver’s doctors and first responders, a new service opening this spring is expected to bring some relief.

HUB at St. Paul’s Hospital to transform emergency access, treatment and follow up for people with mental-health and/or substance-use challenges

HUB marries public and private sector, philanthropy and innovation to better serve vulnerable patients

New addiction and mental health facilities coming St. Paul's hospital (Dr. Bill MacEwan)

St. Paul's Hospital psychiatrist Dr. Bill MacEwan was walking down the street a couple years ago in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, an area where he often worked with patients.

HUB discussed on CBC's On the Coast

Listen to the HUB discussion on CBC's On the Coast.

New HUB at St. Paul’s Hospital to provide treatment and follow up for people with mental-health and/or substance-use challenges

New HUB at St. Paul’s Hospital to  provide treatment and follow up for people with mental-health and/or substance-use challenges.

North Shore to get ‘one-stop shop’ for youth (Dr. Steve Mathias)

North Vancouver MLAs and members of Vancouver Coastal Health held an official launch for an upcoming youth services centre on the North Shore Thursday, a facility that could potentially help thousands of young people every year, says one MLA.

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