Alberta Invests $3M to Expand Mental Health Drop-In – CBC News

Alberta Invests $3M to Expand Mental Health Drop-In

The colleges began in Calgary a year ago and the $3 million will help the Canadian Mental Health Association operate others in Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge and Wood Buffalo.

Three sites are already operating and the Lethbridge and Red Deer ones are slated to open this fall.

“This (expansion) will give large access to many Albertans for this important resource to help them live full and satisfying lives,” Luan told a news conference Friday.

“This innovative recovery college model is one of the ways we can all work together to make it easier for Albertans to get the support they need for their long-term recovery.”